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Building Codes

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Title 15: Building and Construction - this link goes directly to the City Clerk's Official Edition of Title 15 - "BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION"

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• Newport Beach Administrative Code: Chapter 15.02
• 2018 International Property Maintenance Code: Chapter 15.03
• 2019 California Building Code: Chapter 15.04
• 2019 California Residential Code: Chapter 15.05
• 2019 California Electrical Code: Chapter 15.06
• 2019 California Mechanical Code: Chapter 15.07
• 2019 California Plumbing Code: Chapter 15.08
• Newport Beach Excavation and Grading Code: Chapter 15.10
• 2019 California Green Building Standards Code: Chapter 15.11
• Post-Disaster Safety Assessment Placards and Standard for Repair of Damaged Structures: Chapter 15.12
• 2019 California Historical Building Code: Chapter 15.13
• 2019 California Existing Building Code: Chapter 15.14
• Newport Beach Report of Residential Building Records (RBR): Chapter 15.15 
• 2019 California Energy Code 15.17
• Newport Beach Flood Damage Prevention: Chapter 15.50
• Newport Beach Construction Site Fencing and Screening: Chapter 15.60

Adoption of the 2019 California Building Code

(Ordinance No. 2019-17)
Adopted:    November 23, 2016
Effective:    January 2, 2017


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