TITLE 24 CODE BREAKERS

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Deja-vu all over again! This July 1st was the deadline for plans to be submitted for plan checks before this new and much more stringent Title 24 code came into effect. It truly put our company’s resources to the test, as I’m sure it did for many other engineering and architectural firms. We were bombarded […]

I’M 100% RIGHT ON THE 50% RULE!

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Those who follow my periodic newsletters will remember my rants criticizing the so called 50% rule in the 2011 City of Los Angeles building code. Just to refresh your memory, this rule states, in Section 3403.1.1 under replacement, retention and extension of original materials, the following: “Whenever the aggregate value of the addition, alterations, repairs […]