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There were … /Filter /FlateDecode /MediaBox [0 0 612 792] /Type /Pages >> /037860a9-c977-4272-8faa-886a67230bd3 12 0 R /Type /Catalog <<7BDBD3B9A993E942BAD562F648D0D439>]>> /ProcSet [/PDF /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI /Text] California has its own set of regulations for new construction and alterations to existing structures in regard to accessibility, so it has unique requirements for ADA ramps.. However, any additions, alterations or repairs to any structure must meet the current code requirements. UBC standards for stairs cover many aspects of stair and handrail design and installation, including those required by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and subsequent revisions of the UBC. << /Parent 6 0 R >> 0000003836 00000 n /Contents [9 0 R 10 0 R 11 0 R] /fcac982a-0fea-4970-8cb8-fcc9beab5b2c 23 0 R Dimensional Tolerances The largest tread depth or riser height within any stairway shall not exceed the smallest by more than 3/8 inch. /Length 9 2016 California Code Updates California Residential Code . x^+ r r /Type /Pages A 36 ”rail measured from the top of rail to the deck surface is required. 0000003175 00000 n 0000024788 00000 n Local amendments to California Building Code (City of San Diego Building Regulations) are published in Chapter 14, Article 5 of the Land Development Code. /ExtGState << /I false The purpose of this technical bulletin is to provide guidance so that … 0000003212 00000 n 0000000836 00000 n %PDF-1.4 %���� 1017 Middlefield Road . 0000002670 00000 n /Resources << CODE REFERENCE: CALIFORNIA BUILDING CODE, VOLUME 1, CHAPTERS 10 AND 11B AN IMPORTANT NOTE: The contents of all illustrations of this bulletin are taken from the California Building Code, Volume 1, Chapters 10 and 11B. 5 0 obj • Understand the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities (ANSI A117.1) in relation to handrails and guardrails. << Guards are required at the following locations per Section 1015 the 2016 California Building Code: /Kids [5 0 R 6 0 R] Instructor: Doug Oliver, Chief Building Official ... •CRC now references the new California Existing Building Code. Building Safety, 1010 Tenth Street, Suite 3100, P.O. 0000001238 00000 n /Pages 2 0 R A child slipping through the balcony railings and falling to the ground below is a nightmare no parent or homeowner wants to face. • Discuss building codes related to the design and installation of handrails and guardrails. 8 0 obj Most of the significant changes are modifications to existing requirements or additional requirements. 0000001497 00000 n 0000001068 00000 n /I false >> California Building and Residential Code 1 California Electrical Code 2 2016 CRC R311.7.5.1. 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Engineered railing systems must be tested to meet IRC and IBC building codes. 0000005142 00000 n 2 ISO 9001:2008 F 414 214 0450 • P 414 214 0444 • T 888 243 6914 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) OSHA is part of the United States Department of Labor Pertinent section relating to handrails and guards is 1910.29 Fall Protection Systems and Falling Object Protection – << 0000025028 00000 n /2d3ac33e-d7f5-4e92-99ad-37904272040d 21 0 R BUILDING DIVISION 5510 OVERLAND AVE. , SUITE 110, SAN DIEGO, CA 92123 (858) 565- 5920 (888) 336- 7553 HTTP://WWW.SDCPDS.ORG PDS 075 REV. 124 0 obj <>stream 2016 California Building Code (CBC) Changes . >> A Comparison of Building Codes Specifying Hand Railing Requirements ... 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GUARD REQUIREMENTS . endobj : 1/01/2012 PAGE 1 of 2. If constructed of structural metal, the top rails to be angle iron of at least 2-inch by 2-inch by 1/4-inch angles or other metal shapes of equivalent bending strength; and the single midrail, where permitted, to be iron or steel of at least 2-inch by 2-inch by 1/4-inch angles or other metal shapes of equivalent strength. Various cable rail configurations are often proposed to minimize the rail system’s impact on the view from the deck. 0000001878 00000 n stream %%EOF 98 0 obj <> endobj /K false /Contents [13 0 R 14 0 R 15 0 R] >> Building & Safety Division Residential Handrail & Guard Requirements Community Development 630 Garden Street 805 -564 5485 H:\Group Folders\Building\Building Counter\Counter Handouts\Handouts New\WordDocs of Handouts\B&S07\Handrails 2019.doc The following requirements are for handrails and guards in residential occupancies that serve only one /Resources <<>> /Filter /FlateDecode G:\Forms & Handouts\BUILDING\Residential Guards & Handrails.docx Page 1 of 2 GUARDS AND HANDRAILS (RESIDENTIAL) Purpose The 201 9 California Residential Code states specific requirements regarding guards and handrails in residential homes to ensure a safe environment. << California Residential Code (CRC) in line with the 2016 California Building Code (CBC) and ASCE 710 standard.- *May affect some master plans Table R301.2 (2) Component & cladding loads. >> /AcroForm 3 0 R /Parent 2 0 R /Count 2 /XObject << Residential Stair, Railing, and Guard Requirements. /Filter /FlateDecode >> stream << endstream endobj 99 0 obj <>/Metadata 27 0 R/PieceInfo<>>>/Pages 26 0 R/PageLayout/OneColumn/StructTreeRoot 29 0 R/Type/Catalog/LastModified(D:20080814130702)/PageLabels 24 0 R>> endobj 100 0 obj <>/ColorSpace<>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageC/ImageI]/ExtGState<>>>/Type/Page>> endobj 101 0 obj <> endobj 102 0 obj <> endobj 103 0 obj <> endobj 104 0 obj [/Indexed 105 0 R 255 116 0 R] endobj 105 0 obj [/ICCBased 115 0 R] endobj 106 0 obj <>stream 2016 CALIFORNIA BUILDING CODE - SECTION 11B-405 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR RAMP Ramps: Ramps on accessible routes shall comply with CBC 11B-405. 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