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This chapter shall apply to the construction, alteration, moving, demolition, repair and use of any building or structure and the installation, alteration, repair or replacement of all electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems, within the unincorporated area of the County, unless specifically exempted in this chapter. This chapter shall be a part of and shall apply to the County Building Code, County Residential Code, County Electrical Code, County Plumbing Code, County Mechanical Code, County Energy Efficiency and County Green Building Code and those codes are incorporated as part of this chapter. This chapter is not intended to apply to structures and equipment preempted by State law from local regulation such as public utility towers and poles, mechanical equipment not specifically regulated by this chapter and hydraulic flood control structures. This chapter also does not apply to grading, which is regulated in Title 8, Division 7 of this code, but retaining walls and other structures that may be needed in connection with any grading are subject to the requirements of this chapter.
(Added by Ord. No. 10146 (N.S.), effective 5-13-11; repealed and reenacted by Ord. No. 10464 (N.S.), effective 4-14-17; repealed and adopted by Ord. No. 10651 (N.S.), effective 2-28-20)