Building Codes

Overview
Building codes set the minimum standards for all aspects of building construction, from design to finish, with the goal of protecting public health, safety and welfare in a given area. Therefore, building codes cover various areas of construction, including:
  • Fire
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Structural safety
  • Energy efficiency

Current Adopted Codes
  • City of Hesperia Municipal Code
  • 2013 California Building Code, Title 24
  • 2013 California Plumbing Code
  • 2013 California Electrical Code
  • 2013 California Mechanical Code
  • 2013 California Residential Code
  • 2013 California Green Building Code
  • 2013 California Energy Code
  • 2013 California Fire Code
  • ASCE 7-10

  • To access the California Building Codes, please use this link http://www.bsc.ca.gov/codes.aspx

Design Loads
  • Wind load – 110 mph, exposure C
  • Snow load – 5 lbs