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Commercial/Industrial Policies

Architectural:

BDP-BLG3 Interior Wall and Ceiling Finishes in Buildings of Non-combustible and Fire Rated Construction

BDP-BLG8 Construction Trailers

BDP-BLG14 Demising Wall in Covered Mall

BDP-BLG15 Individual Fire Protection of Primary Structural Frame

BDP-BLG16 Party Walls

BDP-BLG17 Multi-Family Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station

BDP-BLG21 Common Path of Travel From Second Floor

BDP-BLG22 Hazardous Materials Control Areas in Existing Building

BDP-BLG23 Group H-5 Occupancy in Unlimited Area Buildings

BDP-BLG24 Security Doors Equipped with Non-complying Delayed Egress Locks

BDP-BLG30 Offices and Restrooms in Stockrooms in Group M Occupancies

BDP-BLG31 Offices and Restrooms in Restaurant Kitchens

BDP-BLG32 Commercial Trailers

BDP-BLG33 Grease Duct Enclosure

BDP-BLG34 Residential Spaces in Religious Assemblies

BDP-BLG37 Solar Photovoltaic Panels Supported by a Structure over Parking Stalls

BDP-BLG39 Clearance Required for Kiosks and Carts in Covered Mall

BDP-BLG40 Special Inspection Requirement for Exterior Balcony/Elevated Walkway

BDP-BLG41 Firestopping Requirements

BDP-BLG42 CalGreen and Green Building Ordinance Requirements

BDP-BLG43 Type III FRT Exterior Wall Framing

BDP-BLG49 PCBs Management Policy

Structural:

BDP-BLG1 Concrete Fences

BDP-BLG4 Water Heater Installation on Top of Ceiling Framing

BDP-BLG5 Chain Link Fence Design

BDP-BLG7 Special Inspection for Pre-Cast Wall Columns

BDP-BLG10 Nonstructural Components Requiring Seismic Anchorage or Restraining

BDP-BLG11 Suspended Ceiling

BDP-BLG13 Posting of Protected Zone in Intermediate and Special Steel Moment-Resisting Frames

BDP-BLG25 Clearance and Protection Against Decay and Termites of Wood Floor Framing Members in Crawl Spaces and Garage Conversions

BDP-BLG26 Allowable Lateral Bearing Pressure for Pole Type Footings 

BDP-BLG27 Backfilling of Swimming Pool or Spa 

BDP-BLG40 Special Inspection Requirement for Exterior Balcony/Elevated Walkway

BDP-BLG44 Structural Observation Requirements

BDP-BLG45 Movable Equipment Anchorage

BDP-BLG45 Special Inspection on Hillside Construction

Electrical:

BDP-EL1 Access To Electrical Equipment

BDP-EL2 Multi-Tenancy Branch Circuits & Disconnects

BDP-EL4 Water Bonding to a Grounding Electrode

BDP-EL6 Abandoned Cables

BDP-EL7 Protection of Working Space Clearances at Electrical Equipment

BDP-EL9 Electrical Service Lock Out Tag Out

BDP-EL10 Approval of the Installation and Use of Electrical Equipment

General:

BDP-BG1 Reactivating Permits to “Close out”

Mechanical:

BDP-ME1 HVAC Smoke Detector Performance Test

BDP-ME2 Booster Fan Use in Clothes Dryer Exhaust

BDP-ME3 Smoke Detectors in Great Mall Tenant Spaces

BDP-ME6 Kitchen Grease Duct Fire Wrap Policy

Plumbing:

BDP-PL1 Water Heater Pressure & Temperature Termination in Garages

BDP-PL3 High Density Residential Building Sewer Cleanouts

BDP-PL4 ABS/PVC Under Slab 

BDP-PL5 Disinfection of Potable Water System

BDP-PL6 New and Modified Gas Piping Systems

Sign:

BDP-SG1 Temporary Signs

Residential Policies

Architectural:

BDP-BLG8 Construction Trailers

BDP-BLG12 Escape Window Release Mechanism

BDP-BLG16 Party Walls

BDP-BLG17 Multi-Family Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station

BDP-BLG18 R3 Occupancy – New Openings Enlargement of Exiting Openings in Exiting Exterior Walls

BDP-BLG20 Additions to R3 Occupancies Less Than 5 Feet From Property Line

BDP-BLG29 Required Front and Height Clearance for Fixtures in Residential Bathrooms

BDP-BLG36 Alternative to Flammable Vapor Ventilation in Private Garages

BDP-BLG40 Special Inspection Requirement for Exterior Balcony/Elevated Walkway

BDP-BLG43 Type III FRT Exterior Wall Framing

BLD-BLG49 PCBs Management Policy

BDP-BLG50 Fire Sprinkler Requirements for Rebuild

Structural:

BDP-BLG1 Concrete Fences

BDP-BLG2 Footings for New Patio Covers and Enclosures

BDP-BLG4 Water Heater Installation on Top of Ceiling Framing

BDP-BLG6 Exemption of Foundation and Soil Investigation

BDP-BLG9 Design & Preparation of Structural Drawings for Hillside Construction

BDP-BLG13 Posting of Protected Zone in Intermediate and Special Steel Moment-Resisting Frames

BDP-BLG25 Clearance and Protection Against Decay and Termites of Wood Floor Framing Members in Crawl Spaces and Garage Conversions

BDP-BLG26 Allowable Lateral Bearing Pressure for Pole Type Footings

BDP-BLG27 Backfilling of Swimming Pool or Spa

BDP-BLG40 Special Inspection Requirement for Exterior Balcony/Elevated Walkway

BDP-BLG44 Structural Observation Requirements

BDP-BLG45 Special Inspection on Hillside Construction

Electrical:

BDP-EL1 Access To Electrical Equipment

BDP-EL4 Water Bonding to a Grounding Electrode

BDP-EL6 Abandoned Cables

BDP-EL9 Electrical Service Lock Out Tag Out

BDP-EL10 Approval of the Installation and Use of Electrical Equipment 

General:

BDP-BG1 Reactivating Permits to “Close out”

Mechanical:

BDP-ME1 HVAC Smoke Detector Performance Test

BDP-ME2 Booster Fan Use in Clothes Dryer Exhaust

BDP-ME5 Mechanical Ventilation Through Infiltration

Plumbing:

BDP-PL1 Water Heater Pressure & Temperature Termination in Garages

BDP-PL2 Sizing Storm Water Drainage Systems

BDP-PL3 High Density Residential Building Sewer Cleanouts

BDP-PL4 ABS/PVC Under Slab

BDP-PL5 Disinfection of Potable Water System

BDP-PL6 New and Modified Gas Piping Systems

Sign:

BDP-SG1 Temporary Signs