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Forms and Information 2016
2016 Code Information Bulletin

New 2016 Energy Code Requirements Effective January 1, 2017

California's Building Energy Efficiency Standards are updated on an approximately three-year cycle. The 2016 Standards will continue to improve upon the current 2013 Standards for new construction of, and additions and alterations to, residential and nonresidential buildings. The 2016 Standards will go into effect on January 1, 2017.


Following are handouts provided by Ace Energy Resources Program funded by California utility customers under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission and in support of the California Energy Commission:

General Information

Fact Sheet about the Permit Process (update in process)

Energy Code Ace Information Handout (update in process

2016 - ENERGY COMPLIANCE FORMS

NRCC-ENV-01-E - Non-Residential- Envelope Component Approach.

Non-Residential Cool-Roof & Worksheet

Residential Alteration - (for Re-Roof, Fenestration- windows-, Water Heaters, and HVAC Change-out)


Fact Sheets for NonResidential Projects

2016 Cool Roofs

Nonresidential Daylighting and Controls

NonResidential Lighting Controls for Credit


Nonresidential Mandatory Lighting Controls

Nonresidential Trigger Sheets

Nonresidential - Exterior Lighting

Nonresidential Fenestration (e.g., windows, skylights, glass block . . .)

Nonresidential - HVAC Buildup

Nonresidential - Interior Lighting

Nonresidential - Lighting Controls for Additions & Alterations

Nonresidential - Light Controls for New Construction

Nonresidential - Refrigeration

Nonresidential - Small Commercial - HVAC

Fact Sheets for Residential Projects

Cool Roofs and Reroofing

Lighting

Residential Trigger Sheet

HVAC Alterations 

Final Paperwork for Building Projects

Buildings Over Six Stories (Residential and NonResidential) - Form 5 New

Contractors and Owner Builders Sublist 

Formaldehyde Emissions Checklist - Form 3  New

Diversion Program Guide-A  New

Pollutant Control Checklist - Form 2 New

Self-Certification and Verification Form (Smoke and Carbon Monoxide alarm Retrofit & Water Efficient Plumbing Fixture Retrofit) Updated New

Stormwater Pollution Control - Form 1 New


General Building Handouts

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B
Building Design Limits

Building Permit Application

Bathroom Renovation - Residential


Buildings Over Six Stories (Residential and NonResidential) - Form 5 New

C
C02 Carbon Monoxide Detectors Alarms

CO2-Smoake and Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Construction Inspections

Copies of City Approved Plans

D
Deck Standards

Demolition Permit/AQMD 

Diversion Program Guide-A  New

E
Residential Electrical Vehicle (EV) Charging Systems - Plan Review / Permitting Requirements

F
Formaldehyde Emissions Checklist - Form 3  New

Garden Wall Standard

Gas Pipe Installation 

Gas Water Heaters

Green Building Code Requirements

K
Kitchen Remodel - Residential

M


O
Operation Maintenance Manuel - Form 6
New

Owner Builder Handout

Owner Builder Packet


P
Patio Cover Standard

Pilaster Standard

Plan Check Requirements for Room Additions

Plan Check Submittal Guidelines

Plan Submittal Requirements - General

Plan Check Submittal Requirements - Residential (Includes Room Additions)

Pollutant Control Checklist - Form 2 New

R
Retaining Wall Standard

Re-Roof - Residential

S
Self-Certification and Verification Form (Smoke and Carbon Monoxide alarm Retrofit & Water Efficient Plumbing Fixture Retrofit) Updated New

Soils - When a Soils Report is Required

Solar PV 10KW Single Family - Permit Application Requirements

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System Code Requirements

Solar PV - Central Inverter System

Solar PV - Microinverter System

Stormwater Pollution Control - Form 1 New

Swimming Pool Barrier Requirements

Swimming Pool Demo

Swimming Pool Plan Check Submittal Requirements

T
Tankless Water Heaters

Temporary Utility Use Application

Tenant Improvement (TI) Submittal Requirements

U
Unreasonable Hardship Finding

W
Walls - Common Wall Agreement

Water-Efficient Landscape & Irrigation Plan Submittal Check List

When Do I Need a Building Permit?

Window and Door Replacements

Wood Frame-Construction Sheet (Conventional)

Workers Compensation Brochure



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