Building code

San Francisco: Living On Borrowed Time?

San Francisco To ‘Shame’ Property Owners Into Earthquake-Retrofitting Their Buildings

San Francisco will employ a new method of getting property owners to reinforce their buildings to better withstand earthquakes – shaming them into retrofitting their buildings.

09/16/2014

Bayview Property Managers President James Blanding was fined a record $800,000 for code violations.  (Image: Google)

San Francisco Landlord Fined Record $800K For 467 Code Violations

A San Francisco landlord has been fined a record $800,000 for allowing tenants to live in squalor at his rental properties.

07/10/2012

Cigarette, Tobacco generic

Building Codes No Help In Stopping Secondhand Smoke

Today’s building codes don’t prevent your neighbor’s smoke from seeping into your home. In one brand-new Bay Area condo, the smoke seepage seems to be extreme.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/10/2011

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