Building Codes

Adopted Codes

Effective January 1, 2020, the City of Emeryville has amended the following codes:
  • 2019 California Building Code (2018 International Building Code)
  • 2019 California Residential Code (2018 International Residential Code)
  • 2019 California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen Code)
  • 2019 California Mechanical Code (2018 Uniform Mechanical Code)
  • 2019 California Plumbing Code (2018 Uniform Plumbing Code)
  • 2019 California Energy Code 
  • 2019 California Electrical Code (2017 National Electric Code)
  • 2019 California Fire Code (2018 International Fire Code)


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.


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