Building: CPA Adoptive Ordinances

Contractors can download and view the adoptive ordinances below to familiarize themselves with the City of Palo Alto local requirements. 

BUILDING DIVISION: CPA ADOPTIVE ORDINANCES 

 Common Adoptive Ordinances   PDF
 15.04 - 2016 California Fire Code  Ordinance No. 5395
 16.04 - 2016 California Building Code  Ordinance No. 5389
 16.04 - 2016 California Mechanical Code   Ordinance No. 5390
 16.05 - 2016 California Residential Code  Ordinance No. 5391
 16.08 - 2016 California Plumbing Code  Ordinance No. 5392
 16.09.180 - Sanitary Sewer and Storm Drain   PDF
 16.12 - Recycled Water  Ordinance No. 5002

 16.14 - 2016 California Green Building Standards Code

 Ordinance No. 5393
 16.16 - 2016 California Electrical Code   Ordinance No. 5394
 16.17 - 2016 California Energy Code  Ordinance No. 5383
 16.18 - 2015 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code  Ordinance No. 5396
 16.36 and 16.40 -  House Numbering & Substandard Residential Building  Ordinance No. 5397
 16.62: Expired Permits for Residential Construction and Demolition 

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