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File #: 22-915    Version: 1
Type: Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/17/2022 In control: REGULAR CITY COUNCIL AND SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, AND HOUSING AUTHORITY*
On agenda: 11/1/2022 Final action:
Title: SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 5, BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION AND TITLE 7, FIRE PROTECTION AND PREVENTION, OF THE COSTA MESA MUNICIPAL CODE TO ADOPT THE 2022 EDITION OF THE CALIFORNIA BUILDING STANDARDS CODE, AS LOCALLY AMENDED, AND THE ORANGE COUNTY GRADING AND EXCAVATION CODE
Attachments: 1. Agenda Report, 2. 1. Ordinance, 3. 2. Red line changes from 10.18.22
Related files: 22-873
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SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 5, BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION AND TITLE 7, FIRE PROTECTION AND PREVENTION, OF THE COSTA MESA MUNICIPAL CODE TO ADOPT THE 2022 EDITION OF THE CALIFORNIA BUILDING STANDARDS CODE, AS LOCALLY AMENDED, AND THE ORANGE COUNTY GRADING AND EXCAVATION CODE
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DEPARTMENT: ECONOMIC AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT/ BUILDING DIVISION
PRESENTED BY: ZIAD DOUDAR, BUILDING OFFICIAL AND JON NEAL, FIRE MARSHAL
CONTACT INFORMATION: ZIAD DOUDAR, (714) 754-5604
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RECOMMENDATION:
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Staff recommends the City Council give second reading to and adopt Ordinance 2022-XX, which amends Title 5, Buildings and Construction, and Title 7, Fire Protection and Prevention, of the Costa Mesa Municipal Code to adopt the 2022 Edition of the California Building Standards Code, as locally amended, and the current edition of the Orange County Grading and Excavation Code.
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BACKGROUND:
The State's Health and Safety Code (Section 17958) mandates that the California Building Standards Commission adopt and publish the California Building Standards Code (Title 24 California Code of Regulations) every three years. The California Code of Regulations, Title 24, with the 2022 Editions of the California Building Standards Code incorporating the below-listed model codes, becomes effective on January 1, 2023. The City regularly adopts these State codes, as amended, every three years.
ANALYSIS:
Staff has prepared an Ordinance adopting the 2022 Edition of the California Building Standards Code, with various amendments as described in this staff report, and repealing references to the prior editions of the model codes. The Ordinance also approves the current edition of the Orange County Grading and Excavation Code including any associated supplements.
Staff is recommending adoption of the 2022 Edition of the California Building Standards Code, with local amendments to the following three components:

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