California Building Codes & Guidelines

Building Codes & Guidelines


As of January 1, 2020, building plans submitted to the Town of Corte Madera must adhere to the following codes, which can be accessed online or at a regional library:
  • 2019 California Building Code
  • 2019 California Residential Code
  • 2019 California Electrical Code
    • The Town has also adopted the 2006 International Code Council Electrical Code Administrative Provisions as a supplement to the 2019 California Electrical Code.
  • 2019 California Mechanical Code
  • 2019 California Plumbing Code
  • 2019 California Energy Code
  • 2019 California Historic Building Code
  • 2019 California Existing Building Code
  • 2019 California Green Building Standards Code
  • 2019 California Referenced Standards Code
Please be aware when downloading forms and guidelines from the town's website that they have not all been updated to reflect currently adopted code.