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File #: 19-1313    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/30/2019 Departments: PLANNING AND BUILDING
On agenda: 1/28/2020 Final action: 1/28/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution ratifying the ordinance codes of the Coastside Fire Protection District, Menlo Park Fire Protection District, Woodside Fire Protection District, and Redwood City for enforcement within the unincorporated areas of San Mateo County lying within their jurisdictional boundaries and delegating enforcement to the Fire Chief of each Fire Protection District.
Attachments: 1. 20200128_r_Fire Code Amendments Reso.pdf, 2. 20200128_att_Attachment A_Coastside 2019 CFR Final Ord No 2019_03_signed.pdf, 3. 20200128_att_Attachment B_MPFD 2019 Ordinance.pdf, 4. 20200128_att_Attachment C_2019 RWC Fire No 2469.pdf, 5. 20200128_att_Attachment D_Woodside ORDINANCE NO 12 Fire Code 1st reading12-10-19rev (002).pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Steve Monowitz, Community Development Director
Subject: Adoption of a Resolution Amending the San Mateo County Ordinance Code, Division VII (Building Regulations), to Incorporate Local Amendments Submitted by the Woodside Fire Protection District, Coastside Fire Protection District, Menlo Park Fire Protection District, and Redwood City.

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution ratifying the ordinance codes of the Coastside Fire Protection District, Menlo Park Fire Protection District, Woodside Fire Protection District, and Redwood City for enforcement within the unincorporated areas of San Mateo County lying within their jurisdictional boundaries and delegating enforcement to the Fire Chief of each Fire Protection District.




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BACKGROUND:
The State of California updates California Building Standards (Title 24) every three years. These standards consist of twelve specific codes, including the residential, building, fire, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and energy codes. Local jurisdictions must enforce the most current version of these codes, and may establish more restrictive building standards to address local conditions. The new version of the California Building Standards went into effect on January 1, 2020, and amendments to the San Mateo County Building Regulations that implement and supplement the new standards were approved by the Board of Supervisors on January 7, 2020. The amendments that are the subject of this report have been adopted by the noted Fire Districts, and propose to supplement the new Fire Code a manner that establishes additional fire safety requirements within their respective Districts. In order for these additional requirements to be legally effective within the unincorporated areas of the County, the Board of Supervisors must approve the amendments, and the County must submit them to the California B...

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