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2022 California Codes
Online version of the 2022 California Building Code, Title 24, Part 2, Volume 1 & 2.
2022 San Francisco Code Amendments
Highlights from the 2016 SF Building Code
The following ordinances were incorporated into the 2016 San Francisco Building Code. They are provided for reference, but you should not rely on it as the City's official published code. Refer to the 2019 CA and SF Code links for the official published version of the code.
Conditional Use Required to Remove Any Residential Unit and Mandatory Legalization of Illegal Units in C-3 Districts; Permeable Surfaces and Landscaping Requirements Citywide for Building Additions and Residential Mergers.
Conditional Use Required to Remove Any Residential Unit, including an Unauthorized Unit
Mandatory Disability Access Improvements; Building Owner's Notice to Tenant; Administrative Fee
Fire, Housing, Building Codes - Fire Safety Requirements for Existing Buildings
Other information about codes
You can refer to our SF Electrical Code interpretations and guidelines.
2019 San Francisco Code Amendments: