“ All handouts and documents are currently under review for implementation of 2016 California code changes. If you have question please contact (408) 586-3240 “

Architectural:

CalGreen and Green Building Ordinance Requirements

Clearance Required for Kiosks and Carts in Covered Mall

Commercial or Multi-Family Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station

Common Path of Travel From Second Floor

Commercial Trailers

Construction Trailers

Demising Wall in Covered Mall

Firestopping Requirements

Grease Duct Enclosure

Group H-5 Occupancy in Unlimited Area Buildings

Hazardous Materials Control Areas in Existing Building

Individual Fire Protection of Primary Structural Frame

Interior Wall and Ceiling Finishes in Buildings of Non-combustible and Fire Rated Construction

Offices and Restrooms in Restaurant Kitchens

Offices and Restrooms in Stockrooms in Group M Occupancies

Party Walls

Residential Spaces in Religious Assemblies

Requirements for Construction of Balconies

Security Doors Equipped with Non-complying Delayed Egress Locks

Solar Photovoltaic Panels Supported by a Structure over Parking Stalls

Type III FRT Exterior Wall Framing

Structural:

Allowable Lateral Bearing Pressure for Pole Type Footings

Chain Link Fence Design

Clearance and Protection Against Decay and Termites of Wood Floor Framing Members in Crawl Spaces and Garage Conversions

Concrete Fences

Movable Equipment Anchorage

Nonstructural Components Requiring Seismic Anchorage or Restraining

Posting of Protected Zone in Intermediate and Special Steel Moment-Resisting Frames

Requirements for Construction of Balconies

Special Inspection for Pre-Cast Wall Columns

Special Inspection on Hillside Construction

Structural Observation Requirements

Suspended Ceiling

Water Heater Installation on Top of Ceiling Framing

Electrical:

Approval of the Installation and Use of Electrical Equipment

Abandoned Cables

Access To Electrical Equipment

Electrical Service Lock Out Tag Out

Multi-Tenancy Branch Circuits & Disconnects

Protection of Working Space Clearances at Electrical Equipment

Water Bonding to a Grounding Electrode

General:

Reactivating Permits to “Close out”

Mechanical:

Booster Fan Use in Clothes Dryer Exhaust

HVAC Smoke Detector Performance Test

Kitchen Grease Duct Fire Wrap Policy

Smoke Detectors in Great Mall Tenant Spaces

Plumbing:

ABS/PVC Under Slab

Disinfection of Potable Water System

High Density Residential Building Sewer Cleanouts

New and Modified Gas Piping Systems

Water Heater Pressure & Temperature Termination in Garages

Sign:

Temporary Signs

Architectural:

Additions to R3 Occupancies Less Than 5 Feet From Property Line

Alternative to Flammable Vapor Ventilation in Private Garages

Commercial or Multi-Family Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station

Construction Trailers

Escape Window Release Mechanism

Party Walls

R3 Occupancy – New Openings Enlargement of Exiting Openings in Exiting Exterior Walls

Required Front and Height Clearance for Fixtures in Residential Bathrooms

Requirements for Construction of Balconies

Type III FRT Exterior Wall Framing

Structural:

Allowable Lateral Bearing Pressure for Pole Type Footings

Backfilling of Swimming Pool or Spa

Clearance and Protection Against Decay and Termites of Wood Floor Framing Members in Crawl Spaces and Garage Conversions

Concrete Fences

Design & Preparation of Structural Drawings for Hillside Construction

Exemption of Foundation and Soil Investigation

Footings for New Patio Covers and Enclosures

Posting of Protected Zone in Intermediate and Special Steel Moment-Resisting Frames

Requirements for Construction of Balconies

Special Inspection on Hillside Construction

Structural Observation Requirements

Water Heater Installation on Top of Ceiling Framing

Electrical:

Approval of the Installation and Use of Electrical Equipment 

Abandoned Cables

Access To Electrical Equipment

Arc-Fault Circuit-Interrupter Protection (AFCI) for Residential Dwellings

Electrical Service Lock Out Tag Out

Water Bonding to a Grounding Electrode

General:

Reactivating Permits to “Close out”

Mechanical:

Booster Fan Use in Clothes Dryer Exhaust

HVAC Smoke Detector Performance Test

Mechanical Ventilation Through Infiltration

Plumbing:

ABS/PVC Under Slab

Disinfection of Potable Water System

High Density Residential Building Sewer Cleanouts

New and Modified Gas Piping Systems

Sizing Storm Water Drainage Systems

Water Heater Pressure & Temperature Termination in Garages

Sign:

Temporary Signs

Building & Safety Adopted Building Code

bld_logo_code

Applicable Codes

Building Code Amendments:

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)

Building and Structural Design Criteria

Gas Shut-off Valves Requirements