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COMMERCIAL RECYCLING MANDATE ON JULY 1, 2012

February 10, 2012

California’s new statewide commercial recycling rules will become effective this Summer. Below is a link to make sure you have the information you need to comply. Passed into law in 2011 by AB 341 (Chesbro; D – Eureka) and adopted by CalRecycle in January the new rules apply to businesses (including public entities) that generate four cubic yards More »

STANDARDS COMMISSION CONFIRMS INDUSTRY NOMINEES

February 3, 2012

The Building Standards Commission (BSC) has selected the Code Advisory Committee memberships for the next 3-year code-adoption cycle (2012-2014). Back in November, the BSC selection committee got together and reviewed several hundred applications and selected a slate of nominees that were sent to the full Commission for confirmation at last Wednesday’s More »

BUILDING CODE ADVISORY COMMITTEE NOMINEES

January 19, 2012

The Building Standards Commission (BSC) will consider the formal appointment of nominees to the various Code Advisory Committees at their Business Meeting next Wednesday. Specifically, the BSC will be making the final selection of the Code Advisory Committee members for the 2012-2014 Code Adoption Cycles as suggested by the BSC’s Code Change Subcommittee. More »

ATTEMPTS TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF “WETLAND” CAUSES STIR

August 24, 2011

As part of a large coalition of job producers, we have written Governor Brown to express concern about a recent proposal by the State Water Resources Control Board to change the state definition of “wetlands.” The proposed change is pre-emptive of a recently convened federal discussion on wetlands and could have significant impacts on public and More »

400′ TRAVEL DISTANCE/SMOKE REMOVAL FIRE OPERATIONS

July 22, 2011

The Building Standards Commission has approved the State Fire Marshal Rulemaking to modify the 400′ travel distance and smoke removal for fire operations. This process was started by our industry pointing out that under the last state adoption of the national codes large new industrial buildings would have been limited to being no more than 250’ More »