Building & Safety -
 Adopted Building Code

Building Code Cover Applicable Codes  
California Building Code (CBC)
California Electrical Code (CEC)
California Mechanical Code (CMC)
California Plumbing Code (CPC)
California Energy Code
California Fire Code (CFC)
California Green Building Code
Milpitas Municipal Code (MMC)

Commonly Asked Questions with the Adoption of 2013 Building Code

State adopted building codes are not available on-line but can be reviewed at the City of Milpitas Permit Center or can be purchased through International Code Council, (ICC) ( or some bookstores.

Recent Updates:

Please refer to the links below for Milpitas amendments to the State Building Codes (Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, etc).

Ordinance 65.144, Streamlined Permitting Process Residential Solar System

2014 Milpitas Municipal Code (Title II - Building Regulations)

Ordinance 65.143, wind design amendment to 2013 CBC

New Carbon Monoxide Alarm Requirements

Automatic Gas Shut-off Devices

Gas Shut-Off Device - 2008 Ordinance No. 65.137 (Amendment to Ordinance No. 65.135)

Gas Shut-Off Device - 2007 Ordinance No. 65.135

Building & Safety Department Hours:
455 East Calaveras Boulevard Monday-Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Main Phone: (408) 586-3240  
Building Inspection Requests: (408) 586-2797  
Building Permits: (408) 586-3240  

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