Current Adopted Codes

Current Adopted Codes


The Building Division’s purpose is to enforce state and local building codes which provide minimum standards to safeguard life or limb, health, property, and the public welfare.

The
Current Codes adopted, as amended by the Town of Los Gatos effective January 1, 2017, are 2016 California Building Code:
  • Part 1 California Administrative Code
  • Part 2 California Building Code, Volumes 1 & 2
  • Part 2.5 California Residential Code
  • Part 3 California Electrical Code
  • Part 4 California Mechanical Code
  • Part 5 California Plumbing Code
  • Part 6 California Energy Code
  • Part 8 California Historical Building Code
  • Part 9 California Fire Code
  • Part 11 California Green Building Standards Code - CALGreen, 1st State-Adopted Green Code
  • Part 12 California Referenced Standards Code
And updated:
  • 2015 International Code for Property Maintenance
  • 2015 International Existing Building Code, Chapters 9, 14 and Appendices A1, A2, A3, A4 & A5
Los Gatos Town Code

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