TITLE 9. BUILDING REGULATIONS Revised 1/17

CHAPTER 0.5    ADMINISTRATION Revised 1/17

Article 1.    Title, Scope and General

9-0.5.101    Title Revised 1/17

9-0.5.102    Purpose

9-0.5.103    Scope

9-0.5.104    Application to Existing Buildings, Structures and Systems

9-0.5.105    Alternate Materials and Methods of Construction

9-0.5.106    Modifications

9-0.5.107    Tests

9-0.5.108    (Repealed)

9-0.5.109    Conflict Between this Chapter and Building and Safety Codes

9-0.5.110    Penalty

Article 2.    Organization and Enforcement

9-0.5.201    Powers and Duties of Building Official

9-0.5.202    Unsafe Equipment

9-0.5.203    (Repealed)

9-0.5.204    Violations

Article 3.    Permits and Inspections

9-0.5.301    Permits

9-0.5.302    Application for Permits

9-0.5.303    Permit Issuance

9-0.5.304    Fees

9-0.5.305    Inspections

9-0.5.306    Connection Approval

9-0.5.307    Certificate of Occupancy

9-0.5.308    Expedited Permitting Process for Small Residential Rooftop Solar Energy Systems

9-0.5.309    Expedited Permitting Process for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Revised 1/17

Article 4.    Appeals

9-0.5.401    Appeals: Establishment of Board of Appeals

9-0.5.402    Appeals: Right to Appeal

9-0.5.403    Appeals: Filing Requirements

9-0.5.404    Appeals: Scheduling and Noticing Requirements

9-0.5.405    Appeals: Final Decision

CHAPTER 1    BUILDING CODE Revised 1/17

9-1.01    Adoption Revised 1/17

9-1.02    Deletions Revised 1/17

9-1.03    Amendments: Section 901.2 Revised 1/17

9-1.04    Amendments: Section 1705.3 Exception 1 Revised 1/17

9-1.05    Amendments: Section 1905.1.7 Revised 1/17

9-1.06    Amendments: Table 2308.6.1 Revised 1/17

CHAPTER 2    BUILDING MOVING AND DEMOLITION

9-2.01    Purpose of Provisions

9-2.02    Definitions

9-2.03    Demolition Permits

9-2.04    Moving of Buildings Permits

9-2.05    Permit Fees

9-2.06    Application to Move Building Within City Limits

9-2.07    Safety Requirements

9-2.08    Notice to Cease

9-2.09    Bond

9-2.10    Forfeiture of Cash Bond

9-2.11    Completion of Work by City

9-2.12    Improvements for Traffic

CHAPTER 3    ELECTRICAL CODE Revised 1/17

Article 1.    General Provisions

9-3.01    Adoption Revised 1/17

Article 6.    Underground Utility District No. 1 (Deleted)

Article 7.    Establishment of Underground Utility Districts

9-3.701    Definitions

9-3.702    Council May Designate Underground Utility Districts by Resolution

9-3.703    Overhead Wires: Unlawful to Maintain Poles, Etc.

9-3.704    Overhead Wires: Exception by Special Permission

9-3.705    Exceptions: Fire Alarm Boxes, Street Lighting, Traffic Signals and Very High Voltage Transmission Lines

9-3.706    Overhead Wires: Notification of Affected Property Owners and Utilities

9-3.707    Overhead Wires: Underground Construction

9-3.708    Overhead Wires: Property Owners' Responsibility

9-3.709    Service of Notice

9-3.710    Contents of Notice

9-3.711    Performance of Work by City: Assessment

9-3.712    Notice of Assessment

9-3.713    Hearing and Confirmation of Assessment

9-3.714    Assessment as Lien

9-3.715    Overhead Wires: Force Majeure

Article 8.    Undergrounding, General

9-3.801    Undergrounding Required

9-3.802    Waivers

9-3.803    Exceptions. E-R-200 Districts

9-3.804    Underground Districts

CHAPTER 4    PLUMBING CODE Revised 1/17

9-4.01    Adoption Revised 1/17

9-4.02    Deletions Revised 1/17

CHAPTER 5    SIGNS (Repealed - See Title 10)

CHAPTER 5    HOUSING CODE

9-5.01    Adoption of the Uniform Housing Code (1997 Edition)

9-5.02    Deletions

9-5.03    (Repealed)

9-5.04    Amendments: Section 1501.2 of the Housing Code

9-5.05    Amendments: Section 1612

CHAPTER 6    MECHANICAL CODE Revised 1/17

9-6.01    Adoption Revised 1/17

9-6.02    Deletions Revised 1/17

CHAPTER 7    DANGEROUS BUILDINGS CODE

9-7.01    Adoption

9-7.02    Deletions

9-7.03    Amendments

CHAPTER 8    (Repealed) Revised 1/17

CHAPTER 9    SITE DEVELOPMENT

Article 1.    Grading, Excavation and Filling

9-9.01    Purpose

9-9.02    Permits Required

9-9.03    Definitions

9-9.04    Permit Application

9-9.05    Issuance of Permit

9-9.06    Soils and Engineering Geology Report

9-9.07    General Grading Regulations

9-9.08    Specific Grading Regulations

9-9.09    Grading Progress and Inspection

9-9.10    Duration of Permit

9-9.11    Hazards

9-9.12    Nuisance

9-9.13    Exemptions

Article 2.    Site Improvement

9-9.201    Purpose

9-9.202    Permits required

9-9.203    Definitions

9-9.204    Plans required

9-9.205    Frontage Improvements

9-9.206    Conditions of Permit Approval

9-9.207    Fees and Security

9-9.208    Issuance of Permit

9-9.209    Duration of Permit

9-9.210    Completion of Site Improvements

CHAPTER 10    SOLAR UTILITY

9-10.01    Purpose

9-10.02    Establishment of Utility

CHAPTER 11    TIME-OF-SALE RESIDENTIAL WEATHERIZATION DISCLOSURE

9-11.01    Policy and Purpose

9-11.02    Weatherization Disclosure Requirements

9-11.03    Acknowledgment by Buyer

9-11.04    Standardized Form

9-11.05    Non-compliance: Effect on Transfer

9-11.06    Use of Information

CHAPTER 12    FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION

9-12.01    Findings

9-12.02    Definitions

9-12.03    General Provisions

9-12.04    Administration

9-12.05    Provisions for Flood Hazard Reduction

9-12.06    Variance and Appeal Procedure

CHAPTER 13    (Repealed) Revised 1/17

CHAPTER 14    EARTHQUAKE HAZARD REDUCTION IN EXISTING BUILDINGS

9-14.01    Purpose

9-14.02    Scope

9-14.03    (Repealed)

9-14.04    General Requirements

9-14.05    Administration

9-14.06    Minimum Earthquake Standards

9-14.07    (Repealed)

9-14.08    (Repealed)

CHAPTER 15    RELOCATION ASSISTANCE

9-15.01    Definitions

9-15.02    Purpose

9-15.03    Application

9-15.04    Notice

9-15.05    Relocation Assistance

9-15.06    Revocation of Permits

9-15.07    Damages

CHAPTER 16    STORM WATER MANAGEMENT AND DISCHARGE CONTROL

9-16.101    Intent and Purpose

9-16.102    Definitions

9-16.103    Responsibility for Administration

9-16.104    Construction and Application

9-16.105    Stormwater Control Plan Required

9-16.106    Prohibited Discharges

9-16.107    Discharge in Violation of NPDES Permit

9-16.108    Unlawful Discharge and Unlawful Connections

9-16.109    Best Management Practices and Standards

9-16.110    Authority to Inspect

9-16.111    Violations

9-16.112    Penalty for Violation

9-16.113    Continuing Violation

9-16.114    Concealment

9-16.115    Acts Potentially Resulting in Violation of the Federal Clean Water Act or Porter-Cologne Act

9-16.116    Civil Actions

9-16.117    Remedies Not Exclusive

9-16.118    Judicial Review

CHAPTER 17    ENERGY CODE Revised 1/17

9-17.01    Adoption Revised 1/17

CHAPTER 18    HISTORICAL BUILDING CODE Revised 1/17

9-18.01    Adoption Revised 1/17

CHAPTER 19    FIRE CODE

9-19.01    Adoption

9-19.02    Adoption of Amendments and Appendices in Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Ordinance No. 2013-22

9-19.03    Amendments to Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Ordinance No. 2013-22

CHAPTER 20    RESIDENTIAL CODE Revised 1/17

9-20.01    Adoption Revised 1/17

9-20.02    Deletions Revised 1/17

9-20.03    Amendments: Table R602.10.3(3) Revised 1/17

CHAPTER 21    GREEN BUILDING CODE Revised 1/17

9-21.01    Adoption Revised 1/17

CHAPTER 22    EXISTING BUILDING CODE Revised 1/17

9-22.01    Adoption Revised 1/17