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Kevin L. Riley
Director of Planning & Inspection

Email: Planning & Inspection
Telephone: 408-615-2450
Fax: 408-247-9857

Monday - Friday
8:00A-12:00P, 1:00P-5:00P

1500 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050

New Items

  • Emergency Model Codes Ordinance Adopted by Council:  City Council adopted an emergency Ordinance  adopting the Model Codes with amendments on November 19, 2013.  The city’s local amendments (Code Adoption Ordinance (PDF),  Resolution (PDF)) to the building and miscellaneous codes will be effective on January 1, 2014 together with the State’s adopted codes.  All permit applications submitted after December 24, 2013 (the City Permit Center will be closed from 12/25/13 through 1/1/14) will have to comply with the following codes: 
      1. 2013 California Building Code
      2. 2013 California Residential Code
      3. 2013 California Electrical Code
      4. 2013 California Plumbing Code
      5. 2013 California Mechanical Code
      6. 2013 California Green Building Code (see below for some exceptions to the effective date)
      7. 2013 California Fire Code
      8. 2010 California Energy Code (see below for effective date change)
  • 2013 California Energy Code, Part 6 Effective Date has been changed to July 1, 2014:  Please see the Building Standards Commission Bulletin for complete information on the change in effective date of the Energy Code and certain provisions in the CALGreen code.

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