Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Question:
For a project that will be submitted for a permit, what is the applicable building code and model code?

ANSWER:
The current building code in areas served by the County of Los Angeles Building and Safety Division is the 2002 County of Los Angeles Building Code that is based on the 2001 California Building Code. The model code is the 1997 Uniform Building Code published by the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO).

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