as amended, Chu.
begin deleteWater-conserving plumbing fixtures. end delete
Existing law requires the replacement of plumbing fixtures that are not water conserving, as defined as noncompliant plumbing fixtures, in residential and commercial real property built and available for use on or before January 1, 1994, as specified.end delete
This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to these provisions.end delete
begin deleteno end delete.
State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 1101.5 of the Civil Code is amended to
(a) On or before January 1, 2019, all noncompliant
2plumbing fixtures in a multifamily residential real property and in
3a commercial real property shall be replaced with water-conserving
5(b) An owner or the owner’s agent may enter the owner’s
6property for the purpose of installing, repairing, testing, and
7maintaining water-conserving plumbing fixtures required by this
8section, consistent with the notice requirements of Section 1954.
9(c) On and after January 1, 2019, the water-conserving plumbing
10fixtures required by this section shall be operating at the
11manufacturer’s rated water consumption at the time that the tenant
12takes possession. A tenant shall be responsible for notifying the
13owner or owner’s agent if the tenant becomes aware that a
14water-conserving plumbing fixture within his or her unit is not
15operating at the manufacturer’s rated water consumption. The
16owner or owner’s agent shall correct an inoperability in a
17water-conserving plumbing fixture upon notice by the tenant or if
18detected by the owner or the owner’s agent.
19(d) (1) On and after January 1, 2014, all noncompliant plumbing
20fixtures in a multifamily residential real property and in a
21commercial real property shall be replaced with water-conserving
22plumbing fixtures in the following circumstances:
23(A) For building additions in which the sum of concurrent
24building permits by the same permit applicant would increase the
25floor area of the space in a building by more than 10 percent, the
26building permit applicant shall replace all noncompliant plumbing
27fixtures in the building.
28(B) For building alterations or improvements in which the total
29construction cost estimated in the building permit is greater than
30one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000), the building permit
31applicant shall replace all noncompliant plumbing fixtures that
32service the specific area of the improvement.
33(C) Notwithstanding subparagraph (A) or (B), for any alterations
34or improvements to a room in a building that require a building
35permit and that room contains any noncompliant plumbing fixtures,
36the building permit applicant shall replace all noncompliant
37plumbing fixtures in that room.
38(2) Replacement of all noncompliant plumbing fixtures with
39water-conserving plumbing fixtures, as described in paragraph (1),
40shall be a condition for issuance of a certificate of final completion
P5 1and occupancy or final permit approval by the local building
3(e) On and after January 1, 2019, a seller or transferor of
4multifamily residential real property or of commercial real property
5shall disclose to the prospective purchaser or transferee, in writing,
6the requirements of subdivision (a) and whether the property
7includes any noncompliant plumbing fixtures. This disclosure may
8be included in other transactional documents.