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 Important Notice Regarding the 2016 CBC and CFC

If you are an architect, engineer, designer, or contractor that performs work within the state of California, please be advised that a new set of construction codes took effect on January 1, 2017.

The 2016 California Building Code (CBC) and the California Fire Code (CFC) are currently available for review HERE.

All designers and contractors are encouraged to participate in code training classes. Training classes are available through the following organizations:

Nor Cal Fire Prevention Officers:

EARTHQUAKE DAMAGE REPAIRS (FIRE PROTECTION): "Fire protection system repairs post quake"

 Napa Fire Department Standards

Fire Sprinkler Riser Details (pdf)
Fire Lane Standard (pdf)
Solar Photovoltaic Installation Requirements (New 2014) (California Fire Code Section 605.11 )

Fire Department Plan Check Comments and Conditions: The following information is provided to assist the design professional in identifying common plan check comments, conditions and standards that are typical to building projects in the City of Napa. Please note, not all comments are required for every project and additional comments, conditions and standards may be applied to your project based on its scope.


Follow this link to the City of Napa Municipal Code in its entirety.

Building Code Ammendments are located HERE
Fire Code ammendments are located HERE

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