Building Codes

Adopted Codes
Effective January 1, 2014, the City of Emeryville has amended the following codes:
  • 2013 California Building Code (2012 International Building Code)
  • 2013 California Residential Code (2012 International Residential Code)
  • 2013 California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen Code)
  • 2013 California Mechanical Code (2012 Uniform Mechanical Code)
  • 2013 California Plumbing Code (2012 Uniform Plumbing Code)
  • 2010 California Energy Code (2013 CEC effective July 1, 2014; 2012 Energy Standards)
  • 2013 California Electrical Code (2011 National Electric Code)
  • 2013 California Fire Code (2012 International Fire Code)
Amendments
It should be noted that the above codes have been amended by the State of California and the City of Emeryville (Emeryville Municipal Code Title - 8) to include various additional requirements based on local conditions.

Contact
For more information on the California Building Code and City of Emeryville Municipal code, contact the Building Division at 510-596-4310.