Technical Bulletins are published periodically to clarify the Department’s application and interpretation of code requirements; policies and procedures. The following Technical Policies are filed by a sequential numbering system based on the applicable code and chapter.
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|BLDG-3-1||Occupancy Classification of a Building with Assembly Use||Occupancy Classification of a Building with Assembly Use
The purpose of this Technical Bulletin is to clarify the occupancy classifications of a building or portion thereof that has spaces used for assembly purposes.
|BLDG-4-1||Fire Separation Requirement for Parking Under Overhang||Fire Separation Requirement for Parking Under Overhang
The purpose of this Technical Bulletin is to describe fire resistive separation requirements when a residential occupancy cantilevers over a parking space.
|BLDG-5-4||Determination of Building Height in the Coastal Height Limitation Overlay Zone||Determination of Building Height in the Coastal Height Limitation Overlay Zone
The purpose of this Technical Bulletin is to illustrate how building height is determined for buildings and structures located in the Coastal Height Limitation Overlay Zone (also referred to as "Proposition"). Costal height limitation overlay zone shall be referred to a "costal zone" herein after.
|BLDG-7-4||Fire Resistance Column Protection||Fire Resistance Column Protection
This Technical Bulletin describes some acceptable methods of protecting the fire-resistive covering of columns that are subject to impact.
|BLDG-8-1||Shower and Water Closet Compartments Floor and Wall Finishes||Shower and Water Closet Compartments Floor and Wall Finishes
The purpose of this Technical Bulletin is to establish acceptable floor and wall finish materials in showers and water closet compartments.
|BLDG-10-1||Floor Area Allowances
||Floor Area Allowances
This Technical Bulletin is to establish floor area allowance per occupant for uses not listed in the California Building Code (CBC) Table 1004.1.1.