Los Angeles City Building Codes

Codes

Adoption Info

INCORPORATED UPDATES
2019 Construction Codes

2020 City of Los Angeles Fire Code - Complete Code
as of May 2020
Ordinance No. 186488
2020 LA Amendments to CA Codes
effective December 27, 2019
Original document
Article 2 Elevator Code
effective July 16, 2018
Original document

2017 Construction Codes

2017 LA City Fire Code
operative June 2017
Ordinance No. 184691 2017 LA Amendment to CA Building Code
effective December 30, 2016
Original document
Ordinance No. 184692
2017 LA Amendments to CA Codes
effective December 30, 2016
Original document
2016 California Historical Building Code, Title 24, Part 8
First version : July 2016
FURTHER INFORMATION

Los Angeles City Building Codes

The building codes of Los Angeles City adopt the the California Building Code 2019, California Residential Code 2019, California Existing Building Code 2019, Los Angeles Fire Code 2020, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2016, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2016, California Plumbing Code 2019, California Mechanical Code 2019, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2014, California Green Building Standards Code 2019, and Los Angeles Elevator Code.

Los Angeles City building codes, including the fire and residential codes

Los Angeles City Agencies

City of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety
Website: https://www.ladbs.org/
Address: Metro (Downtown), 201 and 221 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 473-3231

Los Angeles Fire Department
Website: https://www.lafd.org
Address: 200 North Main Street, 16th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90012 Phone: (213) 978-3800
Fax: (213) 978-3712

Office of Historic Resources, Department of City Planning
Website: https://preservation.lacity.org
Address: 221 N. Figueroa St., Suite 1350, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Email: planning.figcounter@lacity.org
Phone: (213) 847-3676