The City of Long Beach is conducting a public hearing to adopt and amend the 2019
Edition of the California Building Standards Code, in accordance with State law, and the 1997 Edition of the Uniform Housing Code including local amendments in Title 18 of the Long Beach Municipal Code that will go into effect on January 1, 2020. The proposed amendments consist of structural, fire and life safety, green building and sustainability, and administrative provisions or procedures. The majority of the proposed amendments are a continuation of previously adopted amendments from prior code adoption cycles.

The 2019 Edition of the California Building Standards Code is comprised of the California Building Code, California Residential Code, California Electrical Code, California Plumbing Code, California Mechanical Code, California Existing Building Code, California Energy Code, California Green Building Standards Code, California Historical Building Code, and California Fire Code. Every three years, the State of California adopts the latest edition of the California Building Standards Code and Uniform Housing Code to establish uniform standards for the construction and maintenance of buildings, electrical systems, plumbing systems, mechanical systems, and fire and life safety systems. The California Health and Safety Code Sections 13143.5, 17922, 17958, 18938(b) and 18941.5(a) require that the latest edition of the California Building Standards Code and Uniform Housing Code apply to local construction 180 days after publication.

THE PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE CONDUCTED AT THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULED
MEETING OF THE LONG BEACH BOARD OF EXAMINERS, APPEALS AND
CONDEMNATION HEARINGS:

DATE: Monday, September 30, 2019

TIME: 1:30 PM

LOCATION: 4th Floor – Queen Mary Conference Room
                     411 W. Ocean Blvd.
                     Long Beach, CA 90802

PRIMARY CONTACT FOR THIS PROJECT:
Truong Huynh, P.E., C.B.O.
General Superintendent of Development Services
562.570.6921

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