California Code of Regulations, Title 24

Chapter 1 Administrative Regulations of the California Building Standards Commission

History Note Appendix for Chapter 1

Chapter 2 Administrative Regulations for the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD)

History Note Appendix for Chapter 2

Chapter 3 Administrative Regulations for the Office of the State Fire Marshal (SFM)

Chapter 4 Administrative Regulations for the Division of the State Architect—structural Safety (DSA-SS)

Group 1 Safety of Construction of Public Schools

Group 2 Safety of Construction of Public Schools: Fire and Life Safety

Group 3 Sustainable Construction of Public Schools & Community Colleges Outdoor Water Use

History Note Appendix for Chapter 4

Chapter 5 Access to Public Buildings by Persons With Disabilities

History Note Appendix for Chapter 5

Chapter 6 Seismic Evaluation Procedures for Hospital Buildings

Appendix General Sets of Evaluation Statements

Appendix H To Chapter 6 HAZUS AEBM Regulations

History Note Appendix for Chapter 6

Chapter 7 Safety Standards for Health Facilities

History Note Appendix for Chapter 7

Chapter 8 Administrative Regulations for the California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

History Note Appendix for Chapter 8

Chapter 9 Administrative Regulations for the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHA)

Chapter 10 Administrative Regulations for the California Energy Commission (CEC)

History Note Appendix for Chapter 10

Chapter 11 Administrative Regulations for the Department of Food and Agriculture (AGR)

Chapter 12 Administrative Regulations for the Department of Youth Authority (YA)

Chapter 13 Administrative Regulations for the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC)

History Note Appendix for Chapter 13

Chapter 14 Administrative Regulations for the Department of Education (DOE)

Chapter 15.1 Administrative Regulations for the Department of Consumer Affairs (CA) Board of Accountancy

Chapter 15.2 Acupuncture Examining Committee

Chapter 15.3 Division of Allied Health Professions

Chapter 15.4 Board of Architectural Examiners

Chapter 15.5 Athletic Commission

Chapter 15.6 Auctioneer Commission

Chapter 15.7 Bureau of Automotive Repair

Chapter 15.8 Board of Barber Examiners

Chapter 15.9 Board of Behavioral Science Examiners

Chapter 15.10 Cemetery Board

Chapter 15.11 Bureau of Collection and Investigative Services

Chapter 15.12 Contractors' State License Board

Chapter 15.13 Board of Cosmetology

Chapter 15.14 Board of Dental Examiners

Chapter 15.15 Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair

Chapter 15.16 Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers

Chapter 15.17 Board of Registration for Geologists and Geophysicists

Chapter 15.18 Board of Guide Dogs for the Blind

Chapter 15.19 Hearing Aid Dispensers Examining Committee

Chapter 15.20 Bureau of Home Furnishings

Chapter 15.21 Board of Landscape Architects

Chapter 15.22 Board of Medical Quality Assurance

Chapter 15.23 Board of Nursing Home Administrators

Chapter 15.24 Board of Optometry

Chapter 15.25 Bureau of Personnel Services

Chapter 15.26 Board of Pharmacy

Chapter 15.27 Physical Therapy Examining Committee

Chapter 15.28 Physician's Assistant Examining Committee

Chapter 15.29 Board of Podiatric Medicine

Chapter 15.30 Board of Polygraph Examiners

Chapter 15.31 Board of Professional Engineers

Chapter 15.32 Psychology Examining Committee

Chapter 15.33 Board of Registered Nurses

Chapter 15.34 Respiratory Care Examining Committee

Chapter 15.35 Board of Certified Shorthand Reporters

Chapter 15.36 Speech Pathology and Audiology Examining Committee

Chapter 15.37 Structural Pest Control Board

Chapter 15.38 Tax Preparers Program

Chapter 15.39 Board of Examiners in Veterinary Medicine

Chapter 15.40 Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners

Chapter 16 California State Library

Appendix State Library Plans Review Form

History Note Appendix for Chapter 16

Administrative Regulations for the
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
(Title 24, Part 1, California Code of Regulations)

The format of the history notes has been changed to be consistent with the other parts of the California Building Standards Code. The history notes for prior changes remain within the text of this code.

1. (OSHPD 1/97) Regular order by the Office of Statewide Health and Planning and Development to amend Chapters 6 and 7 as a result of SB 1953. Filed at the secretary of state on March 25, 1998; effective March 25, 1998. Approved by the California Building Standards Commission on March 18, 1998.

2. (OSHPD-EF 1/98) Emergency order by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development to adopt administrative regulations specific to Hospital Inspector Citizenship/Alien Certification. Filed at the secretary of state on March 25, 1998; effective March 25, 1998. Approved by the California Building Standards Commission on March 18, 1998.

3. BSC 1997 Triennial Code Adoption Cycle (OSHPD 1/97, OSHPD 2/97, OSHPD 3/97). Approved by the California Building Standards Commission on May 6, 1998. Filed at the secretary of state’s office on September 29, 1998, effective October 29, 1998.

4. Erratum to correct printing errors. Correction to Section 7-101 to change the date of the Alfred E. Alquist Act to 1983. Correction of grammatical error in Section 7-111. Publication date February 15, 2001.

5. (OSHPD 9/99) Testing, Inspection, and Observation Program. Various sections in Chapter 7. Approved as submitted by the California Building Standards Commission on May 24, 2000. Filed with the Secretary of State on June 8, 2000, effective July 7, 2000.

6. (OSHPD 10/99) Filing Fee/Personal Knowledge Verified Reports. Amend Sections 7-103, 7-111, 7-113, 7-133, 7-151. Approved as submitted by the California Building Standards Commission on May 24, 2000. Filed with the Secretary of State on June 8, 2000, effective July 7, 2000.

7. (OSHPD 3/99) Class C Hospital Inspector. Amend Sections 7-200, 7-204, 7-206. Approved as submitted by the California Building Standards Commission on May 24, 2000. Filed with the Secretary of State on June 8, 2000, effective July 7, 2000.

8. (OSHPD 01/01) 7-115 Preparation of Plans and Specifications. 7-152 Supplantation of an Architect, Engineer or Inspector of Record, Special Inspector or Contractor. Approved as submitted by the California Building Standards Commission on September 25, 2001. Files with the Secretary of State on November 6, 2001, effective December 6, 2001.

9. October 1, 2002 Errata adding Number 8 above.

10. (OSHPD EF 01/02) Amend Chapter 6 and 7 of Part 1. Approved as emergency by the California Building Standards Commission on January 15, 2003, and filed with the Secretary of State on January 16, 2003. Effective January 16, 2003.

11. (OSHPD 4/02) Chapter 7, amend various sections. Safety Standards for Health Facilities. Article 3, Section 7-125, Final Review of Plans and Specification. Article 3, Section 7-129, Time Limitations for Approval. Article 4, Section 7-135, Time of Beginning Construction. Article 4, Section 7-141, Administration of Construction. Article 4, Section 7-155, Final Approval of the Work. Article 19, Section 7-203, Applying for the Certification Examination. Article 21, Section 7-2100 through 7-2106, Scope of Responsibilities. Approved by the Building Standards Commission on May 14, 2003 and effective June 13, 2003.

12. (OSHPD EF 01/02) Amend Chapters 6 and 7 of Part 1. Approved as permanent emergency by the California Building Standards Commission. Permanent approval on May 14, 2003. Certification of Compliance filed with the Secretary of State on May 15, 2003. Effective January 16, 2003.

13. (OSHPD 01/04) Amend Chapter 6, Article 1 for change in Seismic Performance Category nonconforming building. Amend Chapter 7, Article 3 for plan review, Article 4 for construction inspection, Article 5 for appeals to the Hospital Building Safety Board, Article 6 for contract services, Article 19 for certification of hospital inspectors, and Article 21 for fees for review of specified clinics. Filed with Secretary of State on May 23, 2006, and effective on the 30th day of filing with the Secretary of State.

14. (OSHPD 01/06) Amendments to administrative standards for the review and construction of health facilities: preparation of plans and specifications, Hospital Inspector certification, and plan review and inspection of outpatient clinics. Filed with the Secretary of State on February 15, 2007, and effective 30 days thereafter.

15. (OSHPD EF 01/07) Amend Title 24, Part 1, Chapter 7, Article 1, Article 2, Article 3, Article 20. Approved by the California Building Standards Commission on July 19, 2007. Filed with the Secretary of State on July 20, 2007, effective on January 1, 2008.

16. (OSHPD 01/07) Amend Chapter 7, Safety Standards for Health Facilities. Approved by the California Building Standards Commission on July 17, 2008. Filed with the Secretary of State on July 18, 2008, and effective 30 days thereafter.

17. (OSHPD 04/09) Amend Chapter 7, Safety Standards for Health Facilities. Effective on February 13, 2010.

18. (OSHPD EF 01/10) Amend Chapter 7 with HAZUS updates pursuant to SB 499 (Chapter 601, Statutes of 2009). Effective on February 13, 2010.

19. (OSHPD 01/10) Amend Article 1, Title 24, Chapter 7, Article 7-111, effective on August 28, 2011.

20. (OSHPD 02/12 and OSHPD 03/12) Amend Chapter 7, Safety Standards for Health Facilities. Approved by the California Building Standards Commission on January 23, 2013, filed with the Secretary of State on January 28, 2013, and effective 30 days after filing with Secretary of State.

21. (OSHPD 01/15) Amend Chapter 7, Safety Standards for Health Facilities: Article 2: Section 7-111; Article 3: Section 7-131, 7-133; Article 4: Section 7-141, 7-144, 7-149, 7-153; Article 5: Section 7-159, 7-161, 7-165, 7-167, 7-169, 7-171; Article 5.5: Section 7-173, 7-175, 7-177, 7-181, Article 19: Section 7-214, 7-215. Approved by the California Building Standards Commission on December 16, 2015, and effective 30 days after filing with Secretary of State.

22. Errata to correct editorial errors within Chapter 7 in this code. Effective January 1, 2017.


23. 2016 Intervening Cycle Supplement (OSHPD 01/16) adopted by the California Building Standards Commission on June 20, 2017, filed with the Secretary of State on August 17, 2017, effective thirty days after filing.

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