2018 Triennial Code Adoption – DSA Structural Safety

The Division of the State Architect’s (DSA) 2018 Triennial Code proposals for Parts 1, 2, 10 and 12 of the 2019 California Building Standards Code (Title 24) were adopted by the California Building Standards Commission (BSC) at the meeting held December 4-5, 2018.

DSA’s code proposals for Parts 3, 4, and 5 will be reviewed and adopted by the BSC at a meeting scheduled for January 15-16, 2019.  The approved standards will be included in the 2019 California Building Standards Code (Cal. Code Regs., Tit. 24), and published on or before July 1, 2019.

All approved standards are effective January 1, 2020, with the exception of revisions to the California Administrative Code (Cal. Code Regs., Tit. 24, Part 1) which became effective January 8, 2019.

The final accepted express terms files can be found on BSC’s website at: CBSC Rulemaking webpage. A summary of significant changes to the various codes as amended by DSA is available at the following link: 2019 CBC Summary.

Please direct any questions to Diane Gould, Supervising Structural Engineer, Codes and Standards Unit, at diane.gould@dgs.ca.gov.

Post Author: ACIA Staff