Building code

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed at least 6 people. (CBS)

Berkeley Tightens Building Code In Wake Of Deadly Balcony Collapse

Balconies on Berkeley, California, apartment buildings will be inspected every three years under new regulations adopted by the city in the wake of a balcony collapse that left six people dead.

07/15/2015

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

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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