Code Advisory Committee - August 9, 2017 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
August 9, 2017 - 9:30am
Location: 
1650 Mission Street, Room 528
United States

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NOTICE OF MEETING

Regular Meeting of the
CODE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
 
DATE: August 9, 2017
 
TIME: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
LOCATION: 1650 Mission Street, Room 528, Note Room Change (Thru Room 400, Planning Dept. Fourth floor)
 
This Committee meets regularly every second Wednesday of the month at 1650 Mission Street, Room 431, 4th Floor (City Planning Department).  If you wish to be placed on a mailing list for agendas, please call (415) 575-6832.
 
Note: Public comment is welcome and will be heard during each item. Reference documents relating to agenda are available for review at the 1660 Mission Street, 1st floor. For information, please call Kirk Means at (415) 575-6832.
AGENDA
 
1.0 Call to Order, Roll Call and confirmation of quorum.
 
2.0 Discussion and possible action regarding a proposed ordinance amending the Plumbing Code to prohibit the use of circuit venting unless approved as an alternative engineered design. The possible action would be to make a recommendation to the Building Inspection Commission for their further action. (10 minutes)
 
3.0 Discussion and possible action regarding a proposed Ordinance amending the Electrical Code to correct the title for the Low Voltage Lighting section and conform it to the title in the California Electrical Code. The possible action would be to make a recommendation to the Building Inspection Commission for their further action. (10 minutes)
 
4.0 Discussion and possible action regarding a proposed ordinance amending the Building Code to revise the scope section of the City’s Slope Protection Act by deleting the reference to an obsolete map and re-enacting a paragraph that was omitted inadvertently in the adoption of the 2016 Code. The possible action would be to make a recommendation to the Building Inspection Commission for their further action. (10 minutes)
 
5.0 Discussion and possible action regarding a minor update to existing Administrative Bulletin AB-093 Implementation of Green Building Regulations including attached forms (GB1 through GB6) in updated standardized format. The possible action would be to make a recommendation to the Building Inspection Commission for their further action. (15 minutes)
 
6.0 Discussion and possible action on the triggers in 2016 San Francisco Existing Building Code Section 403.12 Substantial Change. The possible action would be to make a recommendation to the Department of Building Inspection for their further action. (20 minutes)
 
7.0 Public Comments on items not on this agenda but within the jurisdiction of the Code Advisory Committee.  Comment time is limited to 3 minutes or as determined by of the Chairperson
 
8.0 Committee comments on items not on this agenda
 
9.0 Subcommittee Reports: (Discussion & possible action) (15 minutes)
 
a. Housing Code Subcommittee:                  
Subcommittee Chair: Jim Reed
Subcommittee Members:  Ira Dorter; Henry Karnilowicz
 
b. Mechanical Electrical Plumbing & Fire Subcommittee:
Subcommittee Chair: Jim Reed
Subcommittee Members: Robert Wong, M.E., Henry Karnilowicz, Brian Salyers, F.P.E.
 
c. Administrative & General Design and Disability Access Subcommittee
Subcommittee Chair: Tony Sanchez-Corea
Subcommittee Members:  Arnie Lerner, FAIA, CASp, Zachary Nathan, AIA, CASp,
Henry Karnilowicz, Jonathan Rodriguez
 
d. Structural Subcommittee:
Subcommittee Chair: Stephen Harris, S.E.
Subcommittee Members: Rene’ Vignos, S.E., LEED A.P., Marc Cunningham, Ned Fennie, AIA
 
e. Green Building Subcommittee:
Subcommittee Chair:   Zachary Nathan, AIA, CASp
Subcommittee Members: Arnie Lerner, FAIA, CASp, Ilene Dick; Kevin Wallace, Henry Karnilowicz, Robert Wong, M.E., Michael Chavez
 
10.0 Review of communication items. The Committee may discuss or acknowledge communication items received for discussion. 
 
11.0 Committee Member’s and Staff’s identification agenda items for the next meeting, as well as current agenda items to be continued to another CAC regular meeting or special meeting, or a subcommittee meeting. 
 
12.0 Adjournment.
 
Note to Committee Members:  Please review the appropriate material and be prepared to discuss at the meeting.  If you are unable to attend, please call Chairperson Stephen Harris, S.E. at (415) 495-3700 or Building Inspector Kirk Means at (415) 575-6832.  The meeting will begin promptly.
 
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Code Advisory Committee
 
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CAC Agenda.doc
 
City and County of San Francisco       Edwin M. Lee, Mayor
Department of Building Inspection            Tom C. Hui, S.E., C.B.O., Director
 
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