Palmdale, California Building Codes

Building Codes References

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The 2007 California Building Standards Code changes will take effect January 1, 2008. For more information visit the California Building Standards Commission.
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeIBC 2006 (California Building Code 2007 with Amendments)City of Palmdale
(661) 267-5353
Structural CodeIBC 2006 (California Building Code 2007 with Amendments)City of Palmdale
(661) 267-5353
Plumbing CodeCalifornia Building Standards CodeCity of Palmdale
(661) 267-5353
Mechanical CodeCalifornia Building Standards CodeCity of Palmdale
(661) 267-5353
Electrical CodeNEC 2005 (California Electrical Code 2007 with Amendments)City of Palmdale
(661) 267-5353
Accessibility CodeCalifornia Building Code 2007 (Title 24, Part 2)California Access Compliance,
(916) 327-9698
Energy CodeCalifornia Energy Code 2007 (Title 24, Part 6)online for download
Elevator CodeCalifornia Elevator Safety Construction Code 2007 (California Code of Regulations, Title 8)online

Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction are those government officials who are the final authority on questions in a particular area (or jurisdiction).
Jurisdictional AreaContact
StructuralDept. of Building & Safety
Phone: (661) 267-5353
PlumbingDept. of Building & Safety
Phone: (661) 267-5353
MechanicalDept. of Building & Safety
Phone: (661) 267-5353
ElectricalDept. of Building & Safety
Phone: (661) 267-5353
AccessibilityDept. of Building & Safety
Phone: (661) 267-5353
Fire MarshalFire Prevention - LA County
Phone: (323) 890-4132
CivilDept. of Building & Safety
Phone: (661) 267-5353
ZoningPlanning Dept.
Phone: (661) 267-5200
PlanningPlanning Dept.
Phone: (661) 267-5200
City AttorneyCity Attorney
Phone: (661) 267-5108
Public WorksDept. of Public Works - Engineering
Phone: (661) 267-5272
Parks/RecreationParks & Recreation Dept.
Phone: (661) 267-5611
Fax: (661) 267-5636