2022 California Building Standards Code are Effective on January 1, 2023

July 14, 2022

The 2022 California Building Standards Code (CBSC), California Code of Regulations (CCR), title 24, will be effective on January 1, 2023. As a result of the 2021 Triennial Code Adoption Cycle, the 2022 CBSC has been approved and will be published by the Commission in July 2022. The California Department of Housing and Community Development’s (HCD’s) updates to these regulations apply to the design and construction of residential occupancies and their accessory structures, factory-built housing, commercial modulars, special purpose commercial modulars, and permanent buildings, accessory buildings, and structures constructed in a mobile home and special occupancy parks.

The 2022 CBSC applies to all buildings and structures with a permit application date on or after January 1, 2023.

For more information, the complete Information Bulletin 2022-05 can be found at: https://www.hcd.ca.gov/information-bulletins.shtml

Questions or comments regarding the effective date of the 2022 CBSC should be directed to the Division of Codes and Standards’ State Housing Law Program at (800) 952-8356 or by email at HCDBuildingStandards@hcd.ca.gov.