California Supplemental Examination (CSE) - Reference Material

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CSE Referenced Publications
Publication Author Year Edition Publisher Pertinent Parts
The Architect’s Handbook of Professional Practice The American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2013 15th Wiley Chapters 9, 10, and 12–17

CSE Referenced Websites
Reference MaterialSourcePertinent Parts
A101—2017 Standard Form Agreement Between Owner and Contractor AIA All
A201—2017 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction AIA All
B101—2017 Standard Form Agreement Between Owner and Architect AIA All
B102—2017 Instructions AIA Standard Form of Architect’s Services: Programming
California Clean Air Act California Air Resources Board Air Quality and Climate Legislation—2018 Annual Summary (PDF, 2.0M)
Architects Practice Act—Practice of Architecture California Architects Board BPC, Division 3, Chapter 3, Articles: 1, 3, 5, and 6
Architects Practice Act—Professional Conduct California Architects Board CCR, Title 16, Division 2, Article 9
California Coastal Act (2019) (PDF, 675K) California Coastal Commission All
California Building Code California Building Standards Commission CCR, Title 24, Part 2, Chapters: 3, 5, 7, 7A, 9, 10, 11A, 11B, 14, 16, and 17
California Energy Code California Building Standards Commission CCR, Title 24, Part 6, Subchapters (Commening with Section 100.0): 1, 3, 4, and 5
California Fire Code—Requirements for Wildland-Urban Interface Fire Areas California Building Standards Commission CCR, Title 24, Part 9, Chapter 49
California Green Building Standards Code (CalGreen) California Building Standards Commission CCR, Title 24, Part 11, Chapter 1, Chapter 5, Divisions 5.1–5.5, and Appendix A5, Divisions A5.1–A5.6
California Mechanical Code California Building Standards Commission CCR, Title 24, Part 4, Chapters 4 and 5
California Plumbing Code California Building Standards Commission CCR, Title 24, Part 5, Chapter 4
California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)—Guidelines for Implementation California Natural Resources Agency CCR, Title 14, Division 6, Chapter 3
California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)—Guidelines Appendices California Natural Resources Agency CCR, Title 14, Division 6
Field Act—School Facilities Approvals and Fitness for Occupancy California Seismic Safety Commission EDC, Title 1, Division 1, Part 10.5, Chapter 3, Articles: 3 and 6
Field Act—Community Colleges and Educational Facilities—Approvals California Seismic Safety Commission EDC, Title 3, Division 7, Part 49, Chapter 1, Article 7
California Retail Food Code California Department of Public Health HSC, Division 104, Part 7, Chapters: 7, 8, 9, and 13, Article 1
Administrative Procedure Act—Structural Safety Division of the State Architect (DSA) CCR, Title 24, Part 1, Chapter 4
Buildings Used by the Public Division of the State Architect (DSA) HSC, Division 12.5
Alfred E. Alquist Hospital Facilities Seismic Safety Act—Hospital Owner Responsibilities Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) HSC, Division 107, Part 7, Chapter 1, Article 9
California Civil Code—Works of Improvement State of California CIV, Division 4, Part 6 (General Provisions Sections 8000–9566)
Local Agency Public Construction Act—Counties State of California PCC, Division 2, Part 3, Chapter 1, Article 3.5
Americans with Disabilities Act—Public Accommodations and Commercial Facilities US Department of Justice—Civil Rights Division Title III
Davis-Bacon Act US Department of Labor Davis-Bacon Act—Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

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