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4905.1 General
Materials and construction methods for exterior wildfire exposure protection shall be applied within geographical areas where a wildfire burning in vegetative fuels may readily transmit fire to buildings and threaten to destroy life, overwhelm fire suppression capabilities or result in large property losses.
4905.2 Construction Methods and Requirements Within Established Limits
Within the limits established by law, construction methods intended to mitigate wildfire exposure shall comply with the wildfire protection building construction requirements contained in the California Building Standards Code, including the following:
  1. California Building Code, Chapter 7A,
  2. California Residential Code, Section R337,
  3. California Referenced Standards Code, Chapter 12-7A.
4905.3 Establishment of Limits
The establishment of limits for the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Fire Area's required construction methods shall be designated pursuant to the California Public Resources Code for State Responsibility Areas and California Government Code for Local Responsibility Areas (LRA) in Very High Severity Zones or by a local agency following a finding supported by substantial evidence in the record that the requirements of this section are necessary for effective fire protection within the area.

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