|Definition:||The California State University is responsible for the enforcement of building codes on university property as approved by the California Building Commission (CBC). Each campus is under the direct administrative and operational control of a Building Official in the system wide office. A Deputy Building Official has been identified on each CSU Campus. At California State University San Marcos, the Deputy Building Official responsibilities are assigned to the Associate Vice President, Facilities Development & Management. Acting on behalf of the Trustees, and under the authority of the Chancellor and the President, the Deputy Building Official develops and enforces the campus' building permit process. No building or structure shall be erected, constructed, enlarged, repaired, moved, improved, removed, converted, or demolished without a building permit, unless determined to be exempt by the Deputy Building Official.|
|Authority:||California Health and Safety Code, Sections 13143, 18901-18949.6; California Code of Regulations, Title 24 (California Building Standards Code); California Code of Regulations, Title 19 (Public Safety Code), Section 3.28 (b); Government Code, Section 4450 et.seq; CSU Executive Order 847 issued pursuant to authority granted by Education Code Sections 89030, 89030.1, and 89031; Standing Orders of the CSU Board of Trustees; State University Administrative Manual|
|Scope:||This policy and any related procedures apply to all areas and members of the campus community, including all contractors/agents who do business with the university.|
|Responsible Division:||Finance & Administrative Services|
|Signature Page/PDF:||View Signatures for Building Permits Policy|
In order to comply with all relevant statues, regulations, laws, and standards, California State University San Marcos uses the following procedure to determine building code compliance requirements. A flow chart of this process is attached in Appendix A.
At California State University San Marcos, the following projects are exempt from building permit requirements, as well as any other projects determined by the Deputy Building Official. All exceptions must be approved by the Deputy Building Official.
III. PLAN REVIEWS
When requesting work that falls within the parameters of the campus' Building Permits Policy, the requestor should be aware that the following specific plan reviews and approvals may apply as required by statute and Trustee policy:
See PDF Document for Appendix A.