Mechanical Electrical Plumbing Subcommittee - August 7, 2017 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
August 7, 2017 - 1:30pm
1660 Mission Street, Room 4009
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States

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Meeting of the
Mechanical Electrical Plumbing & Fire Subcommittee
DATE : August 7, 2017   (Monday)    
TIME : 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
LOCATION   : 1660 Mission Street, Room 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
1.0 Call to Order and Roll Call. 
Members: Jim Reed, Chair, Brian Salyers, FPE, Robert Wong, M.E., Henry Karnilowicz. 
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 full Code Advisory Committee for their further action. (10 minutes)
3.0 Discussion and possible action regarding the fire departments interpretation of the code language about egress windows that states “openings shall open directly into a public way or to a yard or court that opens to a public way” and the possibility of creating and Administrative Bulletin or Information Sheet to address this issue for future projects. (45 minutes)
4.0 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.
5.0 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.
6.0 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.
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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