At the core of the California Building Code (CBC) are general building design and construction requirements set forth to safeguard life or limb, health, property, and public welfare. This makes the code a significant one for anyone entering the construction industry. The 2013 CALIFORNIA BUILDING CODE, TITLE 24 PART 2 is a powerful two-volume set that offers a fully integrated code based on the 2012 International Building Code®. It concentrates on safety by regulating and controlling the design, construction, quality of materials, use and occupancy, location and maintenance of all buildings and structures and certain equipment. Contents include Title 24, Part 8 California historical building code, which covers provisions to provide for the preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, relocation, or reconstruction of buildings or structures designated as qualified historical buildings or properties. In addition, Title 24, Part 10 California Building Standards Commission is covered, targeting specific provisions of the International Existing Building Code®. With such thorough coverage, this resource contains everything readers need to know about the construction requirements related to fire- and life- safety, structural safety, and access compliance.
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