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CALGreen Construction Waste Management
Occupancy Requirements & Applications
|Occupancy||Requirements & Applications: (2016 CALGreen (Effective January 1, 2017)|
Non-Residential Compliance Methods (5.408)
Greater than or equal to 65% construction and demolition waste diversion (5.408.1) 1 or less than 2 pounds per square foot of disposal (5.408.1.3) and may be required to submit a construction waste management plan (5.408.1.1) or utilize a waste management company (5.408.1.2)
Recycling by Occupants: Added organic waste (5.410.1)
Recycled Content (Voluntary): Added the use of 2 (Tier 1) or 3 (Tier 2) materials out of 9 product types on a list (insulation-fiberglass and cellulose, exterior paint, carpet, compost, mulch, acoustical ceiling panels, drywall and aggregate base). (A5.405.4)
Recycling by Occupants: Added organic waste
Universal Waste (applies to certain projects) 4: Require verification that Universal Waste is managed correctly. List of prohibited Universal Waste shall be included in construction documents. (5.408.2)
Universal Waste (applies to certain projects) 5 : Require verification that Universal Waste is managed correctly. List of prohibited Universal Waste shall be included in construction documents. (5.408.2)
Residential Compliance Methods (4.408)
Greater than or equal to 65% C&D waste diversion (4.408.1) 6 and may be required to submit a construction waste management plan (4.408.2) or utilize a waste management company (4.408.3)
Low-Rise 3 Stories or Less (4.408.4)
Less than or equal to 3.4 pounds per square foot of disposal
High-Rise 4 Stories or More (4.408.4.1)
Less than 2 pounds per square foot of disposal
Certain additions (301.1.1)
Certain alterations (301.1.1)
Multifamily Dwellings 8 with 5 or More Units
Recycling by Occupants: Provide readily accessible areas that serve the entire building and are identified for the depositing, storage and collection of non-hazardous materials for recycling, including (at minimum) paper, corrugated cardboard, glass, plastics, organic waste and metals (4.410.2)
- 1 Alternate waste reduction methods may apply if adequate diversion facilities do not exist (5.408.1).
- 2 Projects with demolition-only permit (not included with a construction permit) is outside the scope of the CALGreen building code. Therefore, jurisdictions using CALGreen for C&D waste management should address recycling in demolition-only projects should they occur.
- 3 All additions conducted within a 12-month period under single or multiple permits, resulting in an increase of 30 percent or more in floor area, shall provide recycling areas on site.
- 4 Applies to nonresidential additions 1,000 square feet or greater per CALGreen Section 301.3.
- 5 Applies to building alterations with a permit valuation of $200,000 or above per CALGreen Section 301.3.
- 6 Alternate waste reduction methods may apply if adequate diversion facilities do not exist (4.408.1).
- 7 Section 301.1.1 applies to additions or alterations of existing residential buildings where the addition or alteration increases the building's conditioned area, volume, or size. Applies only to and or within the specific area of addition or alteration.
- 8 See Section 1102A.1 for CALGreen’s definition of multifamily dwellings.
Important Notice Regarding the 2016 Building Standards
If you are a City of Maywood property owner or an architect, engineer, designer, or contractor that performs work within the City, please be advised that the City will be enforcing the following Building Standards, effective January 1, 2020.
- 2019 California Building Code
- 2019 California Residential Code
- 2019 California Green Building Standards Code
- 2019 California Mechanical Code
- 2019 California Electrical Code
- 2019 California Plumbing Code
- 2019 California Fire Code
- 2019 California Energy Efficiency Standards
- 2019 California Existing Building Code
- 1997 Uniform Housing Code (Chapter 5, 6,7,8,9, and 10)
All new plan review applications submitted after December 31, 2016 will be required to comply with the referenced code editions.
Codes are available for purchase from the International Code Council, and digital copies, except the Building Energy Efficiency Standards, may be accessed at the California Building Standards Commission website under the heading: “2016 Triennial Edition (effective January 1, 2017)”.
Building Standards Currently Enforced
All new plan review applications submitted between December 31, 2013 and before January 1, 2017 are required to comply with the following code editions:
- 2016 California Building Code
- 2016 California Residential Code
- 2016 California Green Building Standards Code
- 2016 California Mechanical Code
- 2016 California Electrical Code
- 2016 California Plumbing Code
- 2016 California Fire Code
- 2016 Building and Energy Efficiency Standards (effective July 1, 2014.)
- 2016 California Existing Building Code
- 1997 Uniform Housing Code (Chapters 5, 6,7,8,9, and 10.)
Call the Building and Planning Department at 323-562-5723 during the hours Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm for any questions.