Torrance, California Building Codes

Building Codes References

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 Code2007 California Building Code (IBC 2006)City Clerk’s Office,
(310) 618-5910
Structural Code2007 California Building Code (IBC 2006)City Clerk’s Office,
(310) 618-2870
Plumbing CodeCalifornia Building Standards CodeCity Clerk’s Office,
(310) 618-2870
Mechanical CodeCalifornia Building Standards CodeCity Clerk’s Office,
(310) 618-2870
Electrical Code2007 California Electrical Code (NEC 2005)City Clerk’s Office,
(310) 618-2870
Accessibility Code2007 California Building Code (IBC 2006)California Access Compliance,
(916) 327-9698
Energy CodeCalifornia Energy Code 2007 (Title 24, Part 6)ICC and online for download
Elevator CodeCalifornia Elevator Safety Construction Code 2007 (California Code of Regulations, Title 8)ICC or (800) 423-6587

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
StructuralBuilding & Safety Department
Phone: (310) 618-5910
Fax: (310) 618-5922
PlumbingBuilding & Safety Department
Phone: (310) 618-5910
Fax: (310) 618-5922
MechanicalBuilding & Safety Department
Phone: (310) 618-5910
Fax: (310) 618-5922
ElectricalBuilding & Safety Department
Phone: (310) 618-5910
Fax: (310) 618-5922
AccessibilityBuilding & Safety Department
Phone: (310) 618-5910
Fax: (310) 618-5922
Fire MarshalChief Ken Carter
Fire Prevention Division
Phone: (310) 618-2973
CivilEngineering
Phone: (310) 618-5898
ZoningPlanning Department
Phone: (310) 618-5990
Fax: (310) 618-5829
PlanningPlanning Department
Phone: (310) 618-5990
Fax: (310) 618-5829
City AttorneyJohn Fellows
City Attorney
Phone: (310) 618-5810
Fax: (310) 618-5813
Public WorksRobert J.Beste
Engineering Director
Phone: (310) 781-6900
Parks/RecreationMike Wilson
Park Services Manager
Phone: (310) 781-6901
Fax: (310) 618-3077
AviationAirport Administration
Phone: (310) 784-7900
Fax: (310) 784-7930