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File #: 22-908    Version: 1
Type: Public Hearing Status: Passed
File created: 10/20/2022 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 11/15/2022 Final action: 11/15/2022
Title: Adopt Ordinance No. 4270 adopting the 2022 Model California Construction Codes. Approved for Introduction October 18, 2022 - Vote: 6-0-1 Peterson Absent
Attachments: 1. Att#1 Ordinance No. 4270, 2. Att#2: PowerPoint for Code Adoption
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION

SUBMITTED TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

SUBMITTED BY: Al Zelinka, City Manager

VIA: Ursula Luna-Reynosa, Director of Community Development

PREPARED BY: Jasmine Daley, Building Manager

Subject:
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Adopt Ordinance No. 4270 adopting the 2022 Model California Construction Codes. Approved for Introduction October 18, 2022 - Vote: 6-0-1 Peterson Absent
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Statement of Issue:
The State's Health and Safety Code requires local governments to adopt the most recent editions of the model codes related to construction. The construction codes include: the California Building, Residential, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Energy, Historical Building, Existing Building, Green Building Standards, Referenced Standards, Uniform Solar, Hydronics and Geothermal Code, and the Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa, and Hot Tub Code.
City Council approval is requested to approve Ordinance No. 4270 (Attachment No.1). If approved, the most recent editions of the California construction codes with the applicable amendments will become effective January 1, 2023 as required by State law.

Financial Impact:
The adoption of the proposed Codes will not have any fiscal impact on the City's budget.

Recommended Action:
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Adopt Ordinance No. 4270, "An Ordinance of the City of Huntington Beach Amending Title 17 - Buildings and Construction of the Huntington Beach Municipal Code Adopting the California Building Standards Code and Repealing Ordinance No. 4190."
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Alternative Action(s):
Do not adopt Ordinance No. 4270 of the City Council of the City of Huntington Beach. The 2022 CA Codes will automatically be in effect on January 1, 2023 without City amendments.

Analysis:
Construction codes that regulate the health and safety of the structures in Huntington Beach are published every three years to keep up with current design technology and construction materials. The California Building Standards Commission is charge...

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