Codes and Regulations

Code Application Notices (CANs)

OSHPD issues Code Application Notices (CANs) to interpret specific sections of the California Building Standards Code. A Policy Intent Notice (PIN) is the Office’s policy on a specific subject. Use the links below to view an index of CANs that were issued for a specific year of California Building Standards Codes and the index of PINs that have been issued.

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For questions or comments related PINs or CANs, please eMail the Building Standards Unit at

This page was last updated on Wednesday, March 28, 2018.