Seismic Ordinances

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Jurisdiction No. of Affected
Buildings
Ordinance Ordinance Status
Beverly Hills 300 Reported Wood Soft-Story
built prior to 1978
Approved and in effect
Los Angeles 13,500 Reported Wood Soft-Story
4 units or more
built prior to 1978
Approved and in effect
1,500 Reported Non-Ductile Concrete
built prior to 1977
Approved and in effect
Santa Monica 209 Reported

URM built
prior to 1975

Approved and in effect
34 Reported Conc/CMU with
Flex Diaph. Built
prior to 1994
Approved and in effect
1,573 Reported Wood Soft-Story
built prior to 1978
Approved and in effect
66 Reported Non-Ductile Concrete
built prior to 1977
Approved and in effect
80 Reported Pre-Northridge Steel
Moment Frames
built prior to 1995
Approved and in effect
West Hollywood 780 Reported Wood Soft-Story
built prior to 1978
Approved and in effect
55 + (60 potential steel
or concrete) Reported
Non-Ductile Concrete
built prior to 1977
Approved and in effect
31 + (60 potential steel
or concrete) Reported
Pre-Northridge Steel
Moment Frames
built prior to 1995
Approved and in effect
Pasadena 500 Reported Wood Soft-Story
built prior to 1978
In Development

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

Jurisdiction No. of Affected
Buildings
Ordinance Ordinance Status
Alameda 100 Reported Wood Soft-Story
5 units or more
built prior to 1985
Approved and in effect
Berkeley 327 Reported Wood Soft-Story
5 units or more
built prior to 1978
Approved and in effect
Oakland 1,380 Reported Wood Soft-Story
5 units or more
built prior to 1991
Survey Complete.
Retrofit voluntary.
Palo Alto 294 Reported Wood Soft-Story In Development
San Francisco 4,956 Reported Wood Soft-Story
5 units or more
built prior to 1978
Approved and in effect

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PACIFIC NORTHWEST

Jurisdiction No. of Affected
Buildings
Ordinance Ordinance Status
Portland 1,670 Reported URM Buildings Building Inventory Complete.
Notification Ordinance
in Effect.
Seattle 1,150 Reported URM Buildings Building Inventory Complete.
Ordinance in Development.