Current Building Codes

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Effective January 1, 2017, the City of Manhattan Beach began using the new 2016 California Building Codes as listed. 

  • 2016 California Building Code (CBC)
  • 2016 California Residential Code (CRC)
  • 2016 California Mechanical Code (CMC)
  • 2016 California Plumbing Code (CPC)
  • 2016 California Electrical Code (CEC)
  • 2016 California Energy Code (CEnC)
  • 2016 California Green Building Standards Code (CGBSC)
  • Manhattan Beach Municipal Code (MBMC)

To view the new and continued City Code amendments, refer to Construction Code Ordinance 16-0032(PDF) and Fire Code Ordinance 16-0021 (PDF).

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