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Sacramento, California Building Codes

Building Codes References

• Sacramento follows the California Building Code based on ICC’s Uniform codes. Sacramento has amendments to the state code (see below). To order copies of the California code visit ICC.
The 2007 California Building Standards Code changes will take effect January 1, 2008. For more information visit the California Building Standards Commission.
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeIBC 2006 (California Building Code 2007)Chapter 9, Sacramento City Code:
City Clerk’s Office,
(916) 808-7200
Structural CodeIBC 2006 (California Building Code 2007)Chapter 9, Sacramento City Code:
City Clerk’s Office,
(916) 808-7200
Plumbing CodeCalifornia Building Standards CodeChapter 9, Sacramento City Code:
City Clerk’s Office,
(916) 808-7200
Mechanical CodeCalifornia Building Standards CodeChapter 9, Sacramento City Code:
City Clerk’s Office,
(916) 808-7200
Electrical CodeNEC 2005 (California Electrical Code 2007)Chapter 9, Sacramento City Code:
City Clerk’s Office,
(916) 808-7200
Accessibility CodeCalifornia Building Code 2007 (Title 24, Part 2)California Access Compliance,
(916) 327-9698
Energy CodeCalifornia Energy Code 2007 (Title 24, Part 6)ICC and online for download
Elevator CodeCalifornia Elevator Safety Construction Code 2007 (California Code of Regulation, Title 8)ICC or (800) 423-6587

Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction are those government officials who are the final authority on questions in a particular area (or jurisdiction).
Jurisdictional AreaContact
StructuralBob Chase
Chief Building Official
Phone: (916) 808-2534
Fax: (916) 808-8370
PlumbingPermit Center
Phone: (916) 808-2534
Fax: (916) 808-8370
MechanicalPermit Center
Phone: (916) 808-2534
Fax: (916) 808-2534
ElectricalPermit Center
Phone: (916) 808-2534
Fax: (916) 808-2534
AccessibilityMichael Paravagna
ADA Coordinator
Phone: (916) 808-8795
Fax: (916) 264-5707
Historic PreservationRoberta Deering
Interim Preservation Director
Phone: (916) 264-8259
Fax: (916) 264-7046
EnvironmentalLezley Buford
Environmental Planning
Phone: (916) 808-5935
Fire MarshalFire Marshal
Phone: (916) 808-1300
ZoningPlanning
Phone: (916) 808-5656
Fax: (916) 808-5543
PlanningCarol Shearly
Planning Director
Phone: (916) 808-5656
Fax: (916) 808-5543
City AttorneyEileen M. Teichert
City Attorney
Phone: (916) 808-5346
Fax: (916) 808-7455
Public WorksNicholas Theocharides
Engineering Mgr
Phone: (916) 808-8300
Parks/RecreationCassandra Jennings
Interim Director
Phone: (916) 808-5200

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