Governing Codes & Ordinances
2022 Building Standards Codes
Beginning January 1, 2023, the 2022 California Building Standards Codes become effective and enforceable for all new permit applications. As such, new projects emailed to PlanPermitSubmittals.TustinCA.org after 5:00 pm on December 30, 2022 will be subject to the new 2022 California Building Standard Codes. All new projects emailed to PlanPermitSubmittals@TustinCA.org by 5:00 pm on December 30, 2022 with a complete permit application and applicable construction documents will be subject to the 2019 California Building Standard Codes.
In addition, State of California’s Health and Safety Code Section 17958.7 and 18941.5 permits local governments to adopt amendments to the California Building Standards Code when they are administrative or procedural, or when there are local climatic, geological or topographical conditions that exist within their communities. Ordinance No. 1529 is proposed to adopt and amend the 2022 Building Standards Code with certain Appendices and supplemental regulations.
All new plan review applications submitted on or after January 1, 2023, will be required to comply with the above referenced code editions and Ordinance No. 1529. The 2022 Building Standards Codes are available for purchase from the International Code Council, and digital copies, may be accessed here under the heading: "2022 Triennial Edition of Title 24". Ordinance No. 1529 is available at the City Clerk's Office or at the following link.