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AB-2192 Housing: building permits.(2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 17960.3 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

17960.3.
 (a) A pilot project is established in three local agencies in which the governing body of a local agency may authorize a building department to create and implement a program whereby a building permit may be issued upon submission of plans prepared by an architect and reviewed by another unaffiliated architect.
(b) This section shall apply only to the following project types:
(1) Single-family dwellings not more than two stories and basement in height.
(2) Multiple dwellings containing no more than four dwelling units of not more than two stories and basement in height.
(3) Garages or other structures appurtenant to buildings described in this paragraph, not more than two stories and basement in height.
(4) Agricultural and ranch buildings, unless the building official having jurisdiction deems that an undue risk to the public health, safety, or welfare exists.
(c) For the purposes of this section, “local agency” means a city, county, or city and county.
(d) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2020, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2020, deletes or extends that date.