: National Fire Protection Association
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This document is Part 3 of thirteen parts of the official triennial compilation and publication of the adoptions, amendments andrepeal of administrative regulations to California Code of Regulations, Title 24, also referred to as the California Building StandardsCode. This Part is known as the California Electrical Code and incorporates, by adoption, the 2017 edition of the National ElectricalCode of the National Fire Protection Association with the California amendmentsThe California Building Standards Code is published in its entirety every three years by order of the California legislature, withsupplements published in intervening years. The California legislature delegated authority to various State agencies, boards, commissionsand departments to create building regulations to implement the State's statutes. These building regulations or standards,have the same force of law, and take effect 180 days after their publication unless otherwise stipulated. The California BuildingStandards Code applies to occupancies in the State of California as annotated.A city, county, or city and county may establish more restrictive building standards reasonably necessary because of local climatic,geological or topographical conditions. Findings of the local condition(s) and the adopted local building standard(s) must be filedwith the California Building Standards Commission to become effective and may not be effective sooner than the date filed with theCalifornia Building Standards Commission and in no case sooner than the effective date of this edition of California Building StandardsCode. Local building standards that were adopted and applicable to previous editions of the California Building StandardsCode do not apply to this edition without appropriate adoption and the required filing.