California Building Standards Commission
2525 Natomas Park Drive
Suite 130
Phone: (916) 263-0916


California Permit, Building Code and Licensing Information

State Website
State Licensing
State Building Code The state of California has adopted the 2016 California Building Code, CBC (in reference to 2015 International Building Code, IBC), the 2016 California Residential Code, CRC (in reference to 2015 Residential Building Code, IRC), the 2015 California Fire Code (CFC), 2016 California Pluming Code, CPC (in reference to 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code, UPC), 2016 California Electrical Code, CEC (in reference to 2014 National Electrical Code, NEC), 2016 California Mechanical Code, CMC (in reference to 2015 Uniform Mechanical Code, UMC).

California has a uniform state wide building code, local jurisdiction enforce the same codes.

State Licensing Division
State Fire Marshall
State Environmental Permit