California State Balcony Inspection Laws – SB 721 (2018) and SB 326 (2019)

California State Balcony Inspection Laws, known as SB 721 (2018) and SB 326 (2019), require inspection of Exterior Elevated Elements of multi-family buildings by January 1, 2025. Inspections must be conducted on balconies, decks, porches, stairways, walkways, and entry structures that extend beyond exterior walls of the building and that rely, in whole or in substantial part, on wood or wood-based products for structural support or stability and are elevated more than 6 feet above the ground level.

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Providing State-wide Inspection and Engineering Services

We have successfully completed SB721 and SB326 inspections on hundreds of apartments and condominiums throughout Northern California. Following the inspections, comprehensive color-coded reports will be provided in compliance with California Senate Bills SB721 and SB326, as well as local jurisdiction requirements. These reports include information on the condition, life expectancy, required repairs and recommended maintenance, signed and sealed by a CA Licensed Professional Engineer.