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Table of Amendments
The following table lists all legislation that has amended any of the Building Inspection Commission Codes after the adoption of the current editions thereof. For information regarding other legislation, refer to the San Francisco Municipal Code or the Board of Supervisors' "Legislation Passed" web page.
 
 
Ord. No.
File No.
Eff. Date
Short Title and Code Sections Affected
160154
06/05/16
 
[Oper. 01/01/17]
Green Building, Environment Codes - Better Roof Requirements for Renewable Energy Facilities
 
Sections Affected:
4.201.2, 5.201.1.2 (Added); 202, 301.1 (Amended); 5.103.1.5, 5.103.2.3 (Repealed)
160965
12/10/16
 
[Oper. 1/1/17]
Green Building Code - Better Roof Requirements, Including Living Roofs
 
Sections Affected:
4.201.2 (Amended), 5.201.1.2 (Amended)
160944
12/22/16
 
[Oper. 1/1/17]
Building Code - Repeal of Existing 2013 Code and Enactment of 2016 Edition
 
Sections Affected:
160945
12/22/16
 
[Oper. 1/1/17]
Building Code - Residential Building Requirements
 
Sections Affected:
160946
12/22/16
 
[Oper. 1/1/17]
Electrical Code - Repeal of Existing 2013 Code and Enactment of 2016 Edition
 
Sections Affected:
160947
12/22/16
 
[Oper. 1/1/17]
Existing Building Code - Enactment of New Code
 
Sections Affected:
160948
12/22/16
 
[Oper. 1/1/17]
Green Building Code - Repeal of Existing 2013 Code and Enactment of 2016 Edition
 
Sections Affected:
160949
12/22/16
 
[Oper. 1/1/17]
Mechanical Code - Repeal of Existing 2013 Code and Enactment of 2016 Edition
 
Sections Affected:
160950
12/22/16
 
[Oper. 1/1/17]
Plumbing Code - Repeal of Existing 2013 Code and Enactment of 2016 Edition
 
Sections Affected:
161353
4/16/17
Building Code - Baby Diaper-Changing Accommodations
 
Sections Affected:
1210.4 (Added)
170202
05/27/17
[Oper. 1/1/18]
Green Building and Environment Codes - Requirements for Installation of Electric Vehicle Chargers
Sections Affected:
202; 302.1; 4.103.3.3 (Added); 4.106.4; 4.106.4.1; 4.106.4.1.1; 4.106.4.2; 4.106.4.2.1; 4.106.4.2.2; 4.106.4.2.3; 4.106.4.2.4; 4.106.4.2.4.1 (Added); 4.106.4.2.5; 5.103.3.3 (Added); 5.106.5.3; 5.106.5.3.1; 5.106.5.3.2; 5.106.5.3.2.1 (Added); 5.106.5.3.3; 5.106.5.3.4; 5.106.5.3.5
170159
7/30/17
Housing Code - Timers and Devices Restricting Showerhead Water Flow
 
Sections Affected:
170240
7/30/17
 
[Oper. 1/1/18]
Building Code - Lactation in the Workplace
 
Sections Affected:
106A.3.3; 1210; Adding 1210.5
170837
11/04/17
Building Code - Mandatory Disability Access Improvements - Extension of Time For Compliance and Report to the Board of Supervisors
 
Sections Affected:
170870
01/07/18
Building, Fire Codes - Fire Alarm System Upgrade Requirements
 
Sections Affected:
170871
01/14/18
Fire, Housing Codes - Residential Hotel Fire Safety Requirements Triggered by Sale or Transfer
 
Sections Affected:
171285
03/17/18
Housing Code - All-Gender Bathrooms in Hotels
 
Sections Affected:
170942
4/09/18
Building Code - Third Party Expert Fees
 
Sections Affected:
110A; Adding 107A.14
170971
6/04/18
Electrical Code - Low Voltage Lighting; Correction of Section Title
 
Sections Affected:
170973
6/04/18
Plumbing Code - Circuit Venting
 
Sections Affected:
Adding 911.0
180323
6/04/18
Building Code - Mandatory Disability Access Improvements for Places of Public Accommodation - Extension of Time Deadlines - Deletion of Administrative Fee
 
Sections Affected:
1102D; 1103D; 1104D; 1106D; 1107D; 1108D; 1113D; Removing 1115D
171284
6/23/18
Building Code - Slope and Seismic Hazard Zone Protection Act
 
Sections Affected:
106A.4.1.4
180618
11/26/18
Building Code - Process for Building Inspection Commission and Code Advisory Committee - Review of Legislation Proposed by the Board of Supervisors
 
Sections Affected:
104A.2.11; 105A.4
180756
12/10/18
Various Codes - Authority to Require New or Upgraded Fire Safety Systems in Multi-Unit Residential Buildings with Recurring or Continuing Fire Hazards
 
Sections Affected:
Building Code: Adding 102A.16.1: 102A.16.1.1; 102A.16.1.2; 102A.16.1.3; 102A.16.1.4
Housing Code:204
180778
1/21/19
Building Code - Penalties for Constructing an Impervious Surface in the Front Yard Setback Without the Required Permit
 
Sections Affected:
106A.1.13
180090
2/25/19
Building Code - Electric Vehicle Charging Stations - Expedited Permit Process
 
Sections Affected:
Adding 106A.1.16; Amending 110A, Table 1A-E
181108
4/8/19
Police, Housing Codes - Required Disclosure of Storm Flood Risks
 
Sections Affected:
181213
4/22/19
Building Code - Vacant or Abandoned Commercial Storefronts
 
Sections Affected:
103A.5: 103A.5.1, 103A.5.2, adding 103A.5.3; renumbering 103A.5.3 - 103A.5.6 as 103A.5.4 - 103A.5.7; 110A; Table 1A-K
190045
5/5/19
Building, Business and Tax Regulations Codes - Temporary Homeless Shelter Provisions During Shelter Crisis
 
Sections Affected:
106A.2; Adding App. N
171194
5/13/19
Building Code - Installation of Solar Energy Systems
 
Sections Affected:
Adding 106A.1.15 through 106A.1.15.8; Amending 106A.2
190136
5/13/19
Various Department of Building Inspection Codes - Technical Corrections to Existing Code
 
Sections Affected:
Building Code:102A.3.1, 105A.4.2, 106A.2, 106A.3.2.3, 106A.3.8, 106A.4.1.4.2, 106A.4.6, 107A.5, 107A.13.9.1, 109A.3, 109A.7, 435.3.5, 456.1, 912.6, 1011.12, 1016.2, 1106D, 1304D, 1305D, 1306D.2, 1501.1, 1505.1, 1607.1, 1705.20, 2304.12.2.3, 2304.12.3.2, Chapters 13A and 11C, and Appendix J
Existing Building Code: 314.27.1, 326.1, 327.9.6, 328.3, 328.3.3, 401.1.2, 402.6, 402.7, 403.12.1, 403.12.2, 403.12, 404.1.1, 407.4.1, 405A.1, 405A.2, 406B.3.3.4, 408B.2, 411B.3.1, Table 4B-E, 403C, 404D.1, 406D, 401E, 403E.3, 404E.1; Adding 403.1.1.1, 403.13, 407E
Plumbling Code: 104.5.2, 606.8, 706.4
Electrical Code:89.123, Adding 110.26
Housing Code:1101
190237
6/17/19
Plumbing Code - Placement and Minimum Size of Building Traps
 
Sections Affected:
Adding 1001.3
190214
10/14/19
Retro. 6/1/19
Building Code - Fee Waiver for 100% Affordable Housing and Accessory Dwelling Units
 
Sections Affected:
Adding 107A.15