San Francisco Building Codes

Building Codes

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

Print copies of both the current San Francisco and California Building Codes are available at the Government Information Center (GIC).  They are also online here: San Francisco Codes Online & California Building Codes Online

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

Historic Building Codes

Most of the San Francisco historic building codes are held at the Government Information Center, but some are held in the History Center (6th floor of the Main).

National and International Codes

The Business, Science and Technology Center (4th floor at the Main) has paper copies of the International fire codeInternational building code, and the National electrical code.

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