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

These regulations implement sections of the Education Code to ensure that elementary, secondary, or community college buildings and facilities constructed or altered pursuant to these regulations are in compliance with the California Code of Regulations (C.C.R.), Title 24 related to the design aspects of sustainable building elements, components, and systems specifically irrigation systems for landscape areas.

Authority: Education Code Sections 17310 and 81142.

Reference: Education Code Sections 17280, 81130 and 81142.

California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 11; known as the “CALGreen Code”, designates building regulations that are applicable to the Green Building Standards portions of the design, construction, or addition to any school building as defined in Sections 17283 and 81131 of the Education Code.

Authority: Education Code Sections 17310 and 81142.

Reference: Education Code Sections 17280 and 81130.

The definition(s) in Sections 4-507 shall have the meaning stated therein throughout the regulations contained in Part 1, Chapter 4, Group 3, et. seq, Title 24, C.C.R.

Authority: Education Code Sections 17310 and 81142.

Reference: Education Code Sections 17283, 81130, 81131, and 81529.

SELF-CERTIFICATION shall mean a registered architect, landscape architect, or civil engineer in general responsible charge prepares a set of construction documents which comply with the California Code of Regulations (C.C.R.), Title 24 or other referenced regulations, and provides their signature ensuring that the construction documents and related reports meet or exceed the code requirements.

Authority: Education Code Sections 17310 and 81142.

Reference: Education Code Sections 17280, 17283, 17405, 81130, 81131, and 81529.

When an application for review of the self-certification of compliance with the Outdoor Water Use regulations is filed, it shall be accompanied by a site landscape area location plan, set of plans and specifications, and a fee payment.

Plans, specifications, or self-certification forms which, when submitted, are determined by DSA to be incomplete or incorrect, shall be returned to the architect, landscape architect, or civil engineer in general responsible charge with a request for additional information or revisions.

Authority: Education Code Sections 17310 and 81142.

Reference: Education Code Sections 17280 and 81130.

The irrigation plans and specifications shall meet the California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 11 (CALGreen Code), Section 5.304.5, Outdoor Water Use. The architect, landscape architect, or civil engineer in general responsible charge shall self-certify that the project’s landscape planting and irrigation design is compliant with the current version of the Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (MWELO) per Section 5.304.6 of the CALGreen Code and built in accordance to these regulations. All related drawings and specifications must display their registration seal and signature.

Before commencing with construction of a landscape irrigation project and any associated buildings, the architect, landscape architect, or civil engineer in general responsible charge shall submit the forms prescribed by the DSA certifying that the landscape irrigation design complies with the Outdoor Water Use regulations, and obtain approval of the self-certified plans and specifications from the DSA intake specialist.

When construction is complete, a self-certification form prescribed by the DSA certifying that the landscape irrigation system is installed in compliance with the Outdoor Water Use regulations shall be filed with the DSA intake specialist.

Authority: Education Code Sections 17310 and 81142.

Reference: Education Code Sections 17280 and 81130.

The filing fee for the self-certification review shall be $500 due at the time of submission of the project and is non-refundable.

Authority: Education Code Sections 17310 and 81142.

Reference: Education Code Sections 17280 and 81130.

HISTORY:

  1. (DSA-SS EF 03/15) Rulemaking file number DSA-SS EF 03/15 Emergency rulemaking added Group 3, Articles 1 through 4, to Part 1 Title 24, Chapter 4. It was originally approved by the Commission July 21, 2015 and filed with Secretary of State July 23, 2015, which is the effective date. An emergency supplement was not issued for the initial emergency building standards but was provided in Building Standards Commission Information Bulletin 15-03, dated July 24, 2015, which is now superseded. The rulemaking was made permanent pursuant to Government Code Sections 11346.2 to 11347.3. The supplement provides emergency building standards which were adopted by the Building Standards Commission on January 20, 2016, and filed with Secretary of State on January 26, 2016.
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