Building Code Information  

Deadline for submitting Electronic Building Permit Applications and Plan Review Submittals under the 2019 Code will be 12/31/2022. Applications/submittals must be 100% complete; incomplete submittals will be rejected. We encourage early submittal to ensure review for completeness can be conducted prior to deadline.

Current 2019 California Building Codes 

Chapter 6.15 of the South Lake Tahoe City Code  provides information on the codes used by the Building Division to set building standards.  The City has adopted the following California Building Codes: 

New City Code Adopted December 3rd 2019.

  • California Building Code 2019
  • California Residential Code 2019
  • California Electrical Code 2019
  • California Mechanical Code 2019
  • California Mechanical Code 2019
  • California Plumbing Code 2019
  • California Energy Code 2019
  • California Historical Code 2019
  • California Fire Code 2019
  • California Green Building Standards Code 2019
  • International Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Code 2018
  • International Property Maintenance Code 2018

Chapter 7A Wildland Urban Interface Fire Area

The 2019 California Building Code is available online at :

2019 California Building Standards Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24)

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For additional information, please view the City Code Requirements Chapter 6.15 Building Regulations