Mechanical Electrical Plumbing Subcommittee - January 12, 2015 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
January 12, 2015 - 1:30pm
Location: 
1660 Mission, Room 4009

Agenda 01-12-15.pdf

CODE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Meeting of the

Mechanical Electrical Plumbing & Fire Subcommittee

 

DATE              :                       January 12, 2015   (Monday)           

TIME               :                       1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

LOCATION       :                    1660 Mission Street, Room 6034 4009  ◄◄◄ Note Room Change      

 

This Subcommittee meets regularly on the Monday immediately preceding the second Wednesday of each month at 1660 Mission Street, Room 6034.  If you wish to be placed on a mailing list for agendas, please call (415) 575-6832.

Note:   Public comment will be taken after each agenda item.  Reference documents relating to agenda items are available for review at 1660 Mission Street, first floor.  For information, please call Kirk Means at (415) 575-6832

 

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order and Roll Call.

Members: Jim Reed, Chair, Jerry Cunningham, P.E., Robert Wong, M.E., Henry Karnilowicz.

 

  1. Introduction and general discussions regarding 2013 California Energy Code required forms and compliance under individual (MEP) trade permits.                                                                                    (25 minutes)

 

  1. Introduction and general discussions regarding a possible Information Sheet on requirements when constructing curb less showers in residential occupancies not requiring compliance with the accessibility provisions of California Building Code Chapter 11A.                                                             (25 minutes)

 

  1. Subcommittee Members’ and Staff’s identification of agenda items for the next meeting, as well as current agenda items to be continued to another subcommittee regular meeting or special meeting.  Subcommittee discussion and possible action regarding administrative issues related to building codes.

 

  1. Public comment will be heard on items not on this agenda but within the jurisdiction of the Code Advisory Committee.  Comment time is limited to 3 minutes per person or at the call of the Chair.                                                                                                          (5 minutes)

 

  1. Adjournment.

 

Note to members:  Please review the appropriate material and be prepared to discuss technical changes at the meeting. If you are unable to attend, please notify Chair Jim Reed, at (415) 861-6522 or Building Inspector Kirk Means at (415) 575-6832.  The meeting will begin promptly.

 

 

ACCESSIBLE MEETING INFORMATION POLICY

In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illness, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products.  Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.

The meeting will be held at the Department of Building Inspection, 1660 Mission Street, 6th Floor. The closest accessible BART stations are the Civic Center Station at 8th (at the United Nations Plaza) and Market Street and 16th at Mission Street.

Accessible MUNI/Metro lines servicing this location are the, 42 - Downtown, 14 & 14 Limited - Mission, and F - Market bus lines.  For information about MUNI accessible services call (415) 923-6142.

The meeting room is wheelchair accessible.  Accessible curb side parking spaces have been designated on Mission and Otis Streets. There is accessible parking available within the Department of Building Inspection parking lot.  The entrance to this lot is on Otis Street.

Accessible seating for persons with disabilities (including those using wheelchairs) will be available. Assistive Listening devices will be available at the meeting.  A sign language interpreter will be available upon request.  Agendas and Minutes of the meeting are available in large print/tape form and/or readers upon request.  Please contact Kirk Means at (415) 575-6832 at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting to request these services.

If you require use of a reader or other special services, please contact Kirk Means at (415) 575-6832 at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting to request these services.

Materials are available in alternate formats on request

 

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE

(Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code)

 

Government’s duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public.  Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people’s business.  This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people’s review. 

 

The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are

prohibited at this meeting.  Please be advised that the chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound producing electronic devices. 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE, TO OBTAIN A COPY OF THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE, OR TO REPORT A  VIOLATION OF THE ORDINANCE, CONTACT  CHRIS RUSTOM BY MAIL TO  ADMINISTRATOR, SUNSHINE TASK FORCE CITY HALL, ROOM 244, 1 DR. CARLTON B. GOODLETT PLACE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94102-4689. OFFICE (415) 554-7724, FAX (415) 554-7854, E-MAIL: sotf@sfgov.org

 

Citizens interested in obtaining a free copy of the Sunshine Ordinance can request a copy from Mr. Rustom or by printing Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code on the Internet, http://www.sfgov.org/sunshine/ and at the San Francisco Public Library.

 

POLICY STATEMENT OF PUBLIC HEARING OR MEETING

 

Pursuant to Section 67.7-1(c) of the San Francisco Administrative Code, members of the public who are unable to attend the public meeting or hearing may submit written comments regarding a calendared item to the Technical Services Division, at 1660 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 or at the place of the scheduled meeting.  These written comments shall be made a part of the official public record.

 

SAN FRANCISCO LOBBYIST ORDINANCE

 

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