CA Health & Safety Code Section 19163.5

Except as otherwise provided in Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 129675) of Part 7 of Division 107, an ordinance adopted by a city, city and county, or county pursuant to Section 19163, may establish higher standards for the seismic retrofit of those structures or buildings which are needed for emergency purposes after an earthquake in order to preserve the peace, health, and safety of the general public, including, but not limited to, hospitals and other medical facilities having surgery or emergency treatment areas, fire and police stations, government disaster operations centers, and public utility and communication buildings deemed vital in emergencies.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 19163.5’s source at ca​.gov