Code Advisory Committee

The Code Advisory Committee makes recommendations about building codes to the Building Inspection Commission.

Meetings

Schedule

Second Wednesday of every month. Meetings are held remotely on WebEx.

 

Minutes are posted online as they become available after the meeting date. Recordings are available for a small duplication fee.

Public comment

Public comment is welcome and will be heard during each agenda item. Agendas are published online 72 hours before a regularly scheduled meeting, and are posted at the Main Library in the Government Documents Section.

Reference documents relating to agenda are available for review at the 49 South Van Ness Ave, 2nd Floor, Technical Services Counter. For information, please email ken.hu@sfgov.org.

About

The Code Advisory Committee consists of 17 members who are qualified by training and experience to deliberate and make recommendations on matters pertaining to the development and improvement of the content of the San Francisco Building Code, Mechanical Code, Electrical Code, Plumbing Code, Green Building Code and Housing Code as well as related rules and regulations or proposed ordinances that the Director of the Building Inspection Department determines may have an impact on construction permits. Specific recommendations of this Committee are directed to the Building Inspection Commission for their further action.

People

Committee members

The Code Advisory Committee is composed of 17 members appointed by the Building Inspection Commission. All members serve for 3 years. The current term ends on August 10, 2022.

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Stephen Harris, S.E
Small Projects Civil Engineer
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J. Edgar Fennie Jr., AIA
Major Projects Architect
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Tony Sanchez-Corea, III
President and CEO and A.R.Sanchez-Corea & Associates
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Arnie Lerner, FAIA, CASp
Disability Access Advocate
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Henry Karnilowicz
Commercial Property Owner/Manager
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Robert Wong, M.E.
Mechanical Engineer/Contractor
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Rene Vignos, S.E. Major
Project Structural Engineer
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Jim Reed
Electrical Engineer/Contractor
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Brian Salyers
Fire Protection Engineer
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Don Libbey
Major Projects Contractor
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Nancy Goldenberg, AIA, LEED AP
Historical Preservation Architect
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Gina Centoni
Remodel Contractor
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Ira Dorter
Residential Projects Contractor
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Zachary Nathan, AIA,CASp
Small Projects Architect
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Dan DeCossio
Fire Marshall

Staff

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Thomas Fessler
Technical Services Division
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Contact

Department of Building Inspection

Technical Services Division
49 South Van Ness Avenue
Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94103

Mon to Tue, 7:30 am to 11:30 am

Wed, 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Thu to Fri, 7:30 am to 11:30 am

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Phone

Secretary