Building Code Requirements

Brea Building Division Adopts New California Code Regulations

The 2022 Triennial Code Adoption Cycle is complete and the resulting 2022 California Building Standards Code (Title 24, California Code of Regulations) is published and becomes effective statewide on January 1, 2023. Online access to the 2022 California Codes is now available at the California Building Standards Commission website.

Effective January 1, 2023

  • 2022 California Building Code (based on the 2021 International Building Code)
  • 2022 California Residential Code (based on the 2021 International Residential Code)
  • 2022 California Electrical Code (based on the 2021 National Electrical Code)
  • 2022 California Mechanical Code (based on the 2021 Uniform Mechanical Code)
  • 2022 California Plumbing Code (based on the 2021 Uniform Plumbing Code)
  • 2022 California Fire Code (based on the 2021 International Fire Code)
  • 2022 California Energy Code
  • 2022 California Green Building Standards Code

All construction plans submitted on or after January 1, 2023 are required to be in compliance based on the above stated California Codes. Please contact the Brea Building Division at 714-671-4462 or visit our website for specific submittal requirements and/or questions.