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CITY OF LOS ANGELES

WATER CONSERVATION

L. A. MUNICIPAL CODE SEC. 122.03

All toilets must be Ultra low-flush (1.6 gallons; 6 liters per flush).

All showerheads must be Ultra low-flush (2.5 gal per minute).

SMOKE DETECTORS

HEALTH & SAFETY CODE 13113.8

SMOKE DETECTORS ORDINANCE (F&SEU 3029\10-89).

Smoke detectors are required in sleeping areas (defined as a room with a closet) and all areas giving access to those sleeping areas (hallways).

Single family residences require battery operated smoke detectors.

Condominiums and Multi-family homes require hardwire smoke detectors.

WATER HEATER STRAPPING

HEALTH & SAFETY CODE 19211

All water heaters must have 2 straps located as per section 510.5 of the uniform plumbing code ( Top 1/3 and Bottom 1/3 at least 4″ from controls.

Brackets must be installed according to manufactures instructions and the DSA approval number must be stamped on the strap.

water heater installation rules

IMPACT HAZARD GLAZING

L.A. ORDINANCE 161.136

All sliding glass doors (sliding portion only) that are not tempered glass must be replaced or have a mylar coating applied to make them the equivalent to being tempered glass.

SEISMIC GAS SHUT-OFF VALVE

L. A. ORDINANCE 174343

Effective February 02, 2002:

In recognition of the ordinance’s important public safety purpose, the City of Los Angeles, has amended section 94.1219.2.3 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code by deleting the phrase “within 12 months of sale” and inserting in it’s place “prior to entering into an agreement of sale, or prior to the close of escrow when an escrow agreement has been executed in connection with the sale.” This new ordinance (No. 174343) requiring Seismic Gas Shut-Off valves be installed “prior to the close of escrow” was adopted on November 7, 2001 and will become effective February 02, 2002.

Effective February 11, 2002:

The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has authorized Southern California Gas Co. to discontinue ALL installation of automatic Earthquake Gas Shut-Off Valves (EQV’s) on its side of the meter, whether performed by SoCalGas or by others. As of February 11, 2002, this will require all EQV’s be installed on the property owners side of the meter, a city permit will be required for each installation and the gas supply will be disrupted during installation. The new guidelines will result in a slight price increase for standard installations, rising from $249 to $299. But the magnitude of these changes will be felt by owners of condominiums and multi-family dwellings. On or before February 10, 2002, we are able to install one EQV on the utility side for each bank of meters. After February 10, 2002, a separate valve must be installed for each meter dramatically increasing the price.

CITY OF BEVERLY HILLS

SMOKE DETECTORS

AMENDED UBC 310.9.1.3

Single family homes, Condos and Multi-family homes all require hardwire smoke detectors w/ battery back-up.

Smoke detectors are required in sleeping areas (defined as a room with a closet) and all areas giving access to those sleeping areas (hallways).

WATER HEATER STRAPPING

HEALTH & SAFETY CODE 19211

All water heaters must have 2 straps located as per section 510.5 of the uniform plumbing code ( Top 1/3 and Bottom 1/3 at least 4″ from controls.

Brackets must be installed according to manufactures instructions and the DSA approval number must be stamped on the strap.

CITY OF WEST HOLLYWOOD

SMOKE DETECTORS

BUILDING CODE 8110

Single family homes, Condos and Multi-family homes all require battery operated smoke detectors.

Smoke detectors are required in sleeping areas (defined as a room with a closet) and all areas giving access to those sleeping areas (hallways).

WATER HEATER STRAPPING

HEALTH & SAFETY CODE 19211

All water heaters must have 2 straps located as per section 510.5 of the uniform plumbing code ( Top 1/3 and Bottom 1/3 at least 4″ from controls.

Brackets must be installed according to manufactures instructions and the DSA approval number must be stamped on the strap.

SEISMIC GAS SHUT-OFF VALVE

ORDINANCE 01-592

An ordinance of the City of West Hollywood amending the plumbing code to require the installation of approved seismic gas shut-off valves in certain structures and amending the West Hollywood municipal code.

CITY OF MALIBU

SMOKE DETECTORS

Single family homes, Condos and Multi-family homes all require battery operated smoke detectors.

Smoke detectors are required in sleeping areas (defined as a room with a closet) and all areas giving access to those sleeping areas (hallways).

WATER HEATER STRAPPING

HEALTH & SAFETY CODE 19211

All water heaters must have 2 straps located as per section 510.5 of the uniform plumbing code ( Top 1/3 and Bottom 1/3 at least 4″ from controls.

Brackets must be installed according to manufactures instructions and the DSA approval number must be stamped on the strap.

LOS ANGELES COUNTY

SMOKE DETECTORS

UPS 310.9

Single family homes, Condos and Multi-family homes all require battery operated smoke detectors.

Smoke detectors are required in sleeping areas (defined as a room with a closet) and all areas giving access to those sleeping areas (hallways).

WATER HEATER STRAPPING

HEALTH & SAFETY CODE 19211

All water heaters must have 2 straps located as per section 510.5 of the uniform plumbing code ( Top 1/3 and Bottom 1/3 at least 4″ from controls.

Brackets must be installed according to manufactures instructions and the DSA approval number must be stamped on the strap.

CITY OF INGLEWOOD

SMOKE DETECTORS

UNIFORM BUILDING CODE SECTION 115

Smoke detectors are required in sleeping areas (defined as a room with a closet) and all areas giving access to those sleeping areas (hallways).

Single family homes require battery operated smoke detectors.

Condo’s and Multi-family homes require hardwire smoke detectors.

WATER HEATER STRAPPING

HEALTH & SAFETY CODE 19211

All water heaters must have 2 straps located as per section 510.5 of the uniform plumbing code ( Top 1/3 and Bottom 1/3 at least 4″ from controls.

Brackets must be installed according to manufactures instructions and the DSA approval number must be stamped on the strap.

CITY OF GLENDALE

SMOKE DETECTORS

UPS 310.9

Single family homes, Condos and Multi-family homes all require battery operated smoke detectors.

Smoke detectors are required in sleeping areas (defined as a room with a closet) and all areas giving access to those sleeping areas (hallways).

WATER HEATER STRAPPING

HEALTH & SAFETY CODE 19211

All water heaters must have 2 straps located as per section 510.5 of the uniform plumbing code ( Top 1/3 and Bottom 1/3 at least 4″ from controls.

Brackets must be installed according to manufactures instructions and the DSA approval number must be stamped on the strap.

CITY OF BURBANK

SMOKE DETECTORS

UPC 310.9

Single family homes, Condos and Multi-family homes all require battery operated smoke detectors.

Smoke detectors are required in sleeping areas (defined as a room with a closet) and all areas giving access to those sleeping areas (hallways).

WATER HEATER STRAPPING

HEALTH & SAFETY CODE 19211

All water heaters must have 2 straps located as per section 510.5 of the uniform plumbing code ( Top 1/3 and Bottom 1/3 at least 4″ from controls.

Brackets must be installed according to manufactures instructions and the DSA approval number must be stamped on the strap.