Effective January 1, 2014
New 2013 California Building Codes
applications submitted on or after January 1, 2014 must
comply with the new codes. The 2013 California codes are
currently available for purchase directly from the
International Code council at
Safety is a division of the City of Calabasas’ Community
Development Department. Our objective is to ensure that new
and remodeling construction adheres to state and local laws
for building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing codes.
The Building and Safety division promotes and insures that
all new development in Calabasas is constructed in
accordance with the highest standards of safety and that all
existing structures are maintained in a safe condition.
and Safety Division achieves this goal by issuing permits
and conducting field inspections of construction work for
compliance with those codes.
program is also responsible for enforcing various
requirements associated with planning, zoning and property
maintenance as outlined in the City’s Municipal Code.
This is achieved through the Building & Safety’s Code
Permits are required for certain types of construction or
remodeling. There are specific issues for residential,
multi-family and commercial construction, and we encourage
you to take a look at our FAQ’s page to get an overview of