Water Conserving Fixtures In Compliance Disclosure


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Disclosure Description:

Ensure the building (if built and available for use on or before January 1, 1994) is in actual compliance with water conserving fixture requirements. The effective date for Single Family Residential (only one living unit) homes is January 1, 2017, for Multi-Family Residential (more than one living unit) the effective date is January 1, 2019. See effective dates, details, definitions, and exemptions in link below (select excerpts shown).
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1101.2. Except as provided in Section 1101.7, this article shall apply to residential and commercial real property built and available for use on or before January 1, 1994.

1101.4. (a) On and after January 1, 2014, for all building alterations or improvements to single-family residential real property, as a condition for issuance of a certificate of final completion and occupancy or final permit approval by the local building department, the permit applicant shall replace all noncompliant plumbing fixtures with water-conserving plumbing fixtures.
(b) On or before January 1, 2017, noncompliant plumbing fixtures in any single-family residential real property shall be replaced by the property owner with water-conserving plumbing fixtures.
(c) On and after January 1, 2017, a seller or transferor of single-family residential real property shall disclose in writing to the prospective purchaser or transferee the requirements of subdivision (b) and whether the real property includes any noncompliant plumbing fixtures.

1101.7. This article shall not apply to any of the following:
(a) Registered historical sites.
(b) Real property for which a licensed plumber certifies that, due to the age or configuration of the property or its plumbing, installation of water-conserving plumbing fixtures is not technically feasible.
(c) A building for which water service is permanently disconnected.

1101.8. A city, county, or city and county, or a retail water supplier may do either of the following:
(a) Enact local ordinances or establish policies that promote compliance with this article.
(b) Enact local ordinances or establish policies that will result in a greater amount of water savings than those provided for in this article.

Sources:
Cal. Civ. Code ยง 1101.1 et seq




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