Codes and Ordinances

Tehama County Building & Safety Department was established in 1962

 

Tehama County Ordinance #1708

Department Permit archive records available for research from 1974-Present Year

Manufactured Home Permits have been required since October of 1975  

 2016 California Building Code 

 


 

 

CODES AND POLICIES

 

 

 

 


 

 

SNOW LOADING TEHAMA CO.   

1. Valley Floor to 1500'    None   

2. 1501 to 2500 feet           20 lbs.   

3. 2501 to 3500 feet           30 lbs.   

4. 3501 to 4500 feet           50 lbs.    

5. 4501 to 6000 feet           80 lbs.

6. Over 6000 feet              100 lbs.       

Red Bluff, Cottonwood, Corning, Lake Calif., Rancho Tehama= Valley Floor. 

Paynes Creek=2000, Mill Creek=4700 Mineral=4796, Ponderosa Sky Ranch=3200-3400, Manton=1900.  

 


 

FROST DEPTH  18”deep   

Climate Zone 11 (Valley Floor & Paynes Creek)  

Climate Zone 16 (Manton & East of Ponderosa)   


WIND speed = 85 MPH

SEISMIC ZONE = D

EXPOSURE = C (see CBC 2007)


TRENCH DEPTH    

12" DEEP             WATER, SEWER                                GAS FOR HOUSE 

18" DEEP             ELECTRICAL IN CONDUIT                GAS FOR MOBILE HOME 

24" DEEP            ELECTRICAL – DIRECT BURIAL     

12" SEPARATION BETWEEN GAS AND ELECTRIC 

Meter height = 48” – 66”   

Water Test 50 psi for 15 minutes  

Waste Test 5 psi for 15 minutes  

Gas Test 10 psi for 15 minutes