Exterior Elevated Elements
Governor Edmond G. Brown Jr. approved SB 465 (Hill) in response to the June 16, 2015 balcony failure that occurred in Berkeley, California. California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) formed an Exterior Elevated Elements (EEE) Subcommittee as this balcony failure resulted in serious injuries and fatalities. The purpose of this subcommittee is to review reports and other information regarding failures of this type and to possibly make regulatory or statutory recommendations to the CBSC and/or state agencies that have authority to amend the California Building Standards Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24).
Shelter Crisis: building standards
The following emergency regulations enhance building standards in response to new legislation (AB 932, Ting. Shelter crisis: homeless shelters) in the 2016 editions of the of the California Building Code and California Residential Code (Cal. Code. Regs., Tit. 24, Parts 2 and 2.5). The emergency building standard proposals were heard at the April 17, 2018 Commission Meeting.