Ojai’s building codes will be discussed

Bill Warner, Ojai Valley News reporter

The adoption of California building codes and second-unit compliance will be the topics of discussion Wednesday when the Ojai Building Appeals Board (BAB) meets at City Hall.

“The state updates the unified building code every three years,” Ojai City Manager Rob Clark said Tuesday. “When they do that, local jurisdictions can adopt the codes by reference and also make amendments regarding local conditions.” An example of a local condition, he said, would be a high fire hazard potential.

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