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DIVISION 12.5. BUILDINGS USED BY THE PUBLIC [16000 - 16604]

  ( Division 12.5 added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1130. )

CHAPTER 2. Essential Services Buildings [16000 - 16023]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1521, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 2. Definitions [16002 - 16008]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1521, Sec. 1. )

16002.
  

Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1521, Sec. 1.)

16003.
  

“Architect” means a person who is certified under Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 5500) of Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code.

(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1521, Sec. 1.)

16004.
  

“Civil engineer” means a person who is registered as a civil engineer under Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 6700) of Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code.

(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1521, Sec. 1.)

16005.
  

“Construction or alteration” includes any construction of, addition to, reconstruction of, or alteration to any essential services building.

(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1521, Sec. 1.)

16006.
  

“Enforcement agency” means the agency of a city, city and county, or county responsible for building safety within its jurisdiction. The office of the State Architect is the enforcement agency for state-owned facilities or facilities leased by the state.

(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1521, Sec. 1.)

16007.
  

“Essential services building” means any building, including buildings designed and constructed, for public agencies used, or designed to be used, or any building a portion of which is used or designed to be used, as a fire station, police station, emergency operations center, California Highway Patrol office, sheriff’s office, or emergency communication dispatch center.

(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1521, Sec. 1.)

16008.
  

“Structural engineer” means a person who is authorized to use the title structural engineer under Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 6700) of Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code.

(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1521, Sec. 1.)

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