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WORKSHOP FULL: Changes in the 2019 California Codes Workshop

WORKSHOP IS FULL. Please email to be on the waitlist.

The State of California updates the building codes every three years, and the updated 2019 codes have now replaced the 2016 codes and are in effect for the next three years. At this one-day free workshop, City staff will highlight the significant changes to the Building, Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical, Residential, and Fire codes, as well as Reach Code CALGreen and Building Energy Efficiency Standards. You are welcome to attend any of the topical sessions, outlined in the schedule below, that are of interest to you. A Q&A session will follow each topic. Coffee and water will be provided.

Schedule (subject to change)

Time Topic
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Sign-in and Welcome
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. 2019 California Electrical Code and Related Energy
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. 2019 California Plumbing and Mechanical Codes, and Related Energy
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. 2019 California Fire Code
11:30 – 12:30 p.m. 2019 California Building Code (CBC) Volume I
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Break
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Reach Code CALGreen & CBC Volume II, San José Local Amendments 
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. 2019 California Residential Code
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. 2019 Reach Code Building Energy Efficiency Standards


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