What are the current adopted codes being enforced by the Town?
The Current Codes adopted, as amended by the Town of Los Gatos, effective January 1, 2014, are 2013 California Building Code:

Part 1 California Administrative Code
Part 2 California Building Code, Volumes 1 & 2
Part 2.5 California Residential Code (NEW)
Part 3 California Electrical Code
Part 4 California Mechanical Code
Part 5 California Plumbing Code
Part 6 California Energy Code
Part 8 California Historical Building Code
Part 9 California Fire Code
Part 11 California Green Building Standards Code - CALGreen, 1st State-Adopted Green Code
Part 12 California Referenced Standards Code

And updated:

2009 International Code for Property Maintenance
2009 International Existing Building Code, Chapters 9, 14 and Appendices A1, A2, A3, A4 & A5

Los Gatos Town Code

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1. What are the current adopted codes being enforced by the Town?
2. When are building permits required?
3. I would like to make a change to my approved Building plans, what is required?
4. Do I need an Architect?
5. What do I need to know before I hire a contractor?
6. How can I check to see if my contractor has a license?
7. When does a person need a contractors license?
8. Where can I run my residential condensate drain? Can I discharge it to a landscape area?
9. Do I need a permit to replace my windows?
10. Do I need a re-roofing permit?
11. Do I need a permit to build a deck?
12. Do I need a permit to replace my fence?
13. Fences, Hedges and Walls
14. Do I need a permit for my storage shed?
15. When and where do I need to install an ARC Fault Breaker?
16. Do I need to bond my gas line when I replace my electrical service and where?
17. Do I need to install a backwater valve? What is a backwater valve?
18. When do I need energy calculations?
19. Does someone need to be present for my inspection?
20. How do I schedule a Building Inspection?