Code Advisory Committee - November 13, 2019 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
November 13, 2019 - 9:30am
1660 Mission, Room 2031 & 2039

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Regular Meeting of the

DATE: November 13, 2019
TIME: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
LOCATION: 1660 Mission Street, Room 2031 & 2039 ◄◄ Note Location Change

This Committee meets regularly every second Wednesday of the month at 1660 Mission Street, Room 2001, 2nd Floor. If you wish to be placed on a mailing list for agendas, please call (415) 558-6148.

Note: Public comment is welcome and will be heard during each item. Reference documents relating to agenda are available for review at the Technical Service Division, 1660 Mission Street, 1st floor. For information, please call Ken Hu at (415) 558-6148.


1.0 Call to Order, Roll Call and confirmation of quorum.

2.0 Approval of the minutes of the Code Advisory Committee regular meeting of August 14, 2019.

3.0 Discussion and possible action regarding a proposed ordinance (File No. 191017) on amending the Housing Code to revise the requirements for heating in residential rental units.
The possible action would be to make a recommendation to the Building Inspection Commission for their further action.

4.0 Continued discussion regarding status of previous recommendations to the BIC.

5.0 Continued discussion regarding an Information Sheet about the change of occupancy types and associated occupant load factors over time.

6.0 Continued discussion regarding update on the status of the Accessible Business Entrance (ABE) program.

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) (10 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;
Nancy Goldenberg, AIA

d. Structural Subcommittee:
Subcommittee Chair: Stephen Harris, S.E.
Subcommittee Members: Rene’ Vignos, S.E., LEED A.P.; Marc Cunningham;
Ned Fennie, AIA; Don Libbey, P.E.

e. Green Building Subcommittee:
Subcommittee Chair: Zachary Nathan, AIA, CASp
Subcommittee Members: Ilene Dick; Gina Centoni; Henry Karnilowicz;
Robert Wong, M.E.

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 Ken Hu at (415) 558-6148. The meeting will begin promptly.