(Amended by Ord. No. 185,587, Eff. 7/16/18.)
Section 1801 of the CBC is adopted by reference, except Section 1801.1 of the CBC is not adopted; and, in lieu, LAMC Subsection 91.1801.1 is added.
91.1801.1. Scope. The provisions of this division shall apply to building and foundation systems in those areas not subject to scour or water pressure by wind and wave action. Buildings and foundations subject to those scour or water pressure loads shall be designed in accordance with Division 16, Article 1, Chapter IX of the LAMC.
Requirements governing grading and earthwork construction, including excavation and fills, are set forth in Division 70, Article 1, Chapter IX of the LAMC.
Hillside buildings (buildings constructed on slopes steeper than 1 unit vertical in 3 units horizontal [33.3%] slope) shall comply with LAMC Subsection 91.1613.9 (seismic design provisions for hillside buildings) and this division.