City of San Carlos - Adopted Codes


Building Division Adopted Codes

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Technical Building Codes

2016 California Building Code (Volumes 1 & 2)

2016 California Residential Code

2016 California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen)

2016 California Electrical Code
2016 California Mechanical Code
2016 California Plumbing Code
2016 California Fire Code
2016 California Administrative Code
2016 California Energy Code
2012 International Property Maintenance Code
1997 Uniform Security Code
Link to the 2016 California Building Code Series HERE.

Climate Zone: 3
Seismic Zone: E
Basic Wind Speed: 110 mph
Soils Hazard Zones: A and B (B Most Restrictive)
Building Exposure: B, C, and D (D Most Severe)
Soil Bearing Value: 1500 psf (Lower Values Require Soils Report)

Wildland Urban Interface (WUI): South of San Carlos Avenue and West of Alameda de las Pulgas
Click HERE for San Carlos Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Map