Structural Subcommittee - May 7, 2019 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
May 7, 2019 - 9:00am
1660 Mission, Room 4009

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Special Meeting of the 
Structural Subcommittee 
DATE: May 7, 2019 (Tuesday) 
TIME: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM 
LOCATION: 1660 Mission St., Room 4009 
This Subcommittee generally meets regularly on the second Tuesday of each month at 1660 Mission 
St., Room 4009 (DBI Office). 
Note: Public comment is welcome and will be heard during each agenda item. 
Reference documents relating to agenda are available for review at Technical Services Division. 
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1.0 Call to Order and Roll Call 
Members: Stephen Harris, S.E.; Chair; René Vignos, S.E.; Marc Cunningham; Ned Fennie, A.I.A; 
Don Libbey, P.E. 
2.0 Approval of the minutes of the Structural Subcommittee regular meeting of April 9, 2019. 
3.0 Continued discussion and possible action regarding San Francisco Amendments to the 2019 
California Building and Existing Building Code including, but not limited to, the following: 
3.1. Discussion and possible action regarding 2016 SFEBC Sec. 407.4.2 “Change of 
occupancy” for 2019 San Francisco Code Adoption. (proposed 2019 SFEBC 506.4.3.1) 
3.2. Discussion and possible action regarding 2016 SFEBC 403.13.1 “Non-structural 
alterations” and 403.13.2 “Structural alterations” for 2019 San Francisco Code Adoption. 
(proposed 503.11 “Substantial structural alterations” & 503.11.1 “Substantial non-structural 
3.3. Discussion and possible action regarding deleting 2016 SFEBC Chapter 4A “Earthquake 
Hazard Reduction in Unreinforced Masonry Bearing Wall Buildings” for 2019 San Francisco 
Code Adoption. 
(dated 3/12/2019)