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San Francisco Building Codes

The San Francisco Building Codes are amendments to the California Building Standards Codes (California Code of Regulations, Title 24) and must be used in conjunction with these state codes.

Print copies of both the current San Francisco and California Building Codes are available at the Government Information Center (GIC).

The current San Francisco Building codes are published online by American Legal Publishers. However, the major parts of the California Building Codes that must be used with them are not available online.

The most current version of these codes is the 2013 Triennial Edition (effective January 1, 2014).

A noteworthy compilation of California building regulations and statutes for access compliance is available online via the Division of the State Architect at

Also available at the GIC

California Building Codes that are available online at the California Building Standards Web site include:

The following major parts of the California Building Codes are not available online: