Welcome to the City of Mill Valley's Building Department section of the website. Some new changes and features in the Building Department include:
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These FAQs address a variety of Building Department related issues in an informal, yet informational format. As changes occur in the codes, as well as industry changes that impact the codes, we will continue to update the FAQs to help you stay informed.
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Be sure to check out our expanded section of digital handouts on a variety of Building Department related topics.
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Important notice regarding the 2010 California Building Code:
If you are an architect, engineer, designer or contractor that performs work within the State of California, please be advised that a new building code will take effect on January 1, 2011. The new California Building Code is based on the 2009 International Building Code (IBC). In addition, the new mechanical and plumbing codes are based on the 2009 Uniform Mechanical and 2009 Uniform Plumbing Code, and the new electrical code will be based on the 2008 National Electrical Code. In addition, there will be a new California Energy Code and a California Green Building Code.
All plan review applications submitted after December 31, 2010 shall be required to comply with the new codes.
The 2010 CBC, CEC, CPC and CMC should be available for purchase directly from the International Code Council on or about July 1, 2010, at www.iccsafe.org.
Last updated: 4/16/2013 9:25:47 AM