Significant Changes to the California Building Code, 2013

  • AUTHOR: International Code Council (ICC)
  • ISBN-13: 9781609835002 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 260 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2013     Published
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About The Product

Gain full access to the most critical updates to the California Building Code, the real-world application of those changes, and why they originated – all in a single, easy-to-use resource. SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE CALIFORNIA BUILDING CODE, 2013 Edition provides a comprehensive analysis of the significant changes in the new code, offering key insights into its contents and its implications. Coverage includes changes made to both structural and nonstructural provisions. Each change analysis features the affected code sections and identifies the change as newly-added text, a modification of the existing language, or deleted text. Accompanying each change is a detailed illustration or example, which brings the technical jargon of the code to life in a real-world setting. The books attention to detail, its logical organization, and its thorough yet concise coverage all make it an ideal tool for transitioning from the 2010 edition of the California Building Code to the new 2013 edition.


  • Clarifies the complex language of the code with a full-color illustration, photograph or example for every significant change to enhance comprehension and reduce the potential for misinterpretation.
  • Improves understanding with a detailed table of contents, part summaries, change summaries and in-depth discussion of the change significance.
  • Provides clear notations of key changes, including deleted code language shown with a strike-through and new code text indicated as underlined text.
  • Facilitates quick and accurate identification of key information with a logical organization that follows the layout of the California Building Code, including chapter, section number and title format.
  • Published by the International Code Council (ICC).

About the Contributor

  • International Code Council (ICC)

    ICC is a leading organization dedicated to developing a single set of comprehensive, coordinated national model construction codes. To date, 48 U.S. states have adopted various international codes from ICC.