Chapter 70.20
CALIFORNIA BUILDING CODE

Sections:

70.20.010    Code adopted.

70.20.020    Appendices.

70.20.030    Amendments.

70.20.040    Permit fees.

70.20.010 Code adopted.

The California Building Code (CBC), 2019 Edition, California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 2, Volumes 1 and 2 as published by the California Building Standards Commission based on the 2018 Edition of the International Building Code, is adopted and incorporated by reference herein as the city building code for the purpose of prescribing regulations in the City of Coronado for the erection, construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, moving, removal, conversion, demolition, occupancy, equipment, use, height, area, and maintenance of building and structures or any appurtenances connected or attached to such buildings or structures within this jurisdiction. (Ord. 2096 § 3 (Exh. B), 2019; Ord. 2063 § 7 (Exh. E), 2016)

70.20.020 Appendices.

A. Appendix J: Grading.

B. Appendix I: Patio Covers. (Ord. 2096 § 3 (Exh. B), 2019; Ord. 2063 § 7 (Exh. E), 2016)

70.20.030 Amendments.

The City Council hereby expressly finds that the following revisions, additions, deletions and other changes to the California Building Code and appendices thereto as adopted herein are needed in the City of Coronado as herein set forth:

A. Section 1.1.1 entitled “Title” shall be amended:

These regulations shall be known as the City of Coronado Building Code, may be cited as such and will be referred to herein as “this Code.”

B. Section 105.2 item No. 2 shall be amended:

Fences not over 2 feet high.

C. Section 105.2 item No. 5 shall be amended:

Retaining walls which are not over 2 feet in height measured from the bottom of the footing to the top of the wall, unless supporting a surcharge or impounding flammable liquids.

D. Section 109.2 entitled “Schedule of Permit Fees” shall be amended:

Fees shall be assessed in accordance with Chapter 70.02 of this Title.

E. Section 109.5 entitled “Related Fees” shall be amended:

When submittal documents are required by Section 107.1 a plan review fee shall be paid at the time of submitting the submittal documents for plan review. Said plan review fee shall be as set forth in Chapter 70.02 of this Title.

The plan review fees for electrical, mechanical, fire and plumbing work shall be set forth in Chapter 70.02 of this Title.

The plan review fees specified in Chapter 70.02 of this Title are separate fees from permit fees specified in Chapter 70.02 of this Title and are in addition to the permit fees.

When submittal documents are incomplete or changed so as to require additional plan review or when the project involves deferred submittal items as defined in Section 107.3.4.1 an additional plan review fee shall be charged at the rate set forth in Chapter 70.02 of this Title.

F. Section 304.4 entitled “Time Limitation of Application” shall be amended:

Applications for which no permit is issued within 180 days following the date of application shall expire by limitation, and plans and other data submitted for review may thereafter be returned to the applicant or destroyed by the building official. The building official may extend the time for action by the applicant for a period not exceeding 180 days upon written request by the applicant showing that circumstances beyond the control of the applicant have prevented action from being taken. An application shall not be extended if this code or any other pertinent laws or ordinances have been amended subsequent to the date of application. In order to renew action on an application after expiration, the applicant shall resubmit plans and pay a new plan review fee.

G. Section 109.4 entitled “Work Commencing Before Permit Issuance” shall be amended:

An investigation fee, in addition to the permit fee, shall be collected whether or not a permit is then or subsequently issued. The investigation fee shall be equal to the amount of the permit fee required by this code. The investigation fee shall be set forth in Chapter 70.02. The payment of such investigation fee shall not exempt the applicant from compliance with all other provisions of either this code or technical codes nor from the penalty prescribed by law.

(Ord. 2096 § 3 (Exh. B), 2019; Ord. 2063 § 7 (Exh. E), 2016)

70.20.040 Permit fees.

Permit fees shall be as set forth in Chapter 70.02 CMC. (Ord. 2063 § 7 (Exh. E), 2016)