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City of Pasadena Soft Story Retrofit Ordinance

Retrofit Pro Portal - Jan 2 - 1 min read

In 2019, the City of Pasadena passed Ordinance No. 7345 that will require owners of Soft-Story building structures to complete a seismic retrofit. The Summary of the Ordinince is as follows:

"Ordinance No. 7345 . This ordinance amends Pasadena Municipal Code Title 4, Chapter 4.32 regarding Construction Tax and adds Pasadena Municipal Code Title 14, Chapter 14.08 entitled "Mandatory Seismic Strengthening Provisions For Existing Wood-Frame Buildings With Soft, Weak Or Open-Front Waits." Ordinance No. 7345 shall take effect upon publication by title and summary. The full text of the ordinance is on file in the Clerk's Office."

City of Pasadena Soft Story Retrofit Ordinance

LA Structural is trusted to perform these seismic retrofits and we will be explaining more about what property owners need to comply with this ordinance in order to stay in compliance for their Soft Story building. If you believe your property will be affected by this ordinance please contact us today to speak with one of our retrofit professionals at 323.422.5807

To view the ordinance from the City of Pasadena Website click the here.

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