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New Construction Codes
New Building Codes Effective January 1, 2014
The California Buildings Standards Commission completed the adoption and approval of the following building standards and all applicable codes below will become effective on January 1, 2014. Building Permit applications submitted on or after that date shall comply with the new codes.

2013 California Building Code
Building Standards adopted by the Commission for the 2013 California Building Code (Part 2 of Title 24), based on the 2012 International Building Code.

2013 California Residential Code

Building Standards adopted by the Commission for the 2013 California Residential Code (Part 2.5 of Title 24), based on the 2012 International Residential Code.

2013 California Electrical Code

Building Standards adopted by the Commission for the 2013 California Electrical Code (Part 3 of Title 24), based on the 2011 National Electrical Code.

2013 California Mechanical Code
Building Standards adopted by the Commission for the 2013 California Mechanical Code (Part 4 of Title 24), based on the 2012 Uniform Mechanical Code.

2013 California Plumbing Code
Building Standards adopted by the Commission for the 2013 California Plumbing Code (Part 5 of Title 24), based on the 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code.

2013 California Energy Code*
Building Standards adopted by the Commission for the 2013 California Energy Code (Part 6 of Title 24).
*Implementation delayed until July 1, 2014

2013 California Green Building Standards Code
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Building Standards adopted by the Commission for the 2013 California Green Building Standards Code (Part 11 of Title 24).
**Implementation for affected energy provisions only delayed until July 1, 2014

More Information

For additional information, please contact the Building Division at 619.667.1176.
Jessie Y. Wu
Building Official
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Building Division
8130 Allison Avenue
La Mesa, CA 91942

Ph: 619.667.1176
Fx: 619.667.1380

Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Closed Alternate Fridays
La Mesa City Hall    8130 Allison Ave.    La Mesa, CA 91942    Ph: 619.463.6611