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Berkeley Soft Story Ordinance Update

According to a recent article in Daily Cal, the following are most recent statistics of the Berkeley Soft Story Ordinance compliance

Current number of building subject to the ordinance requirements 270
Building owners not in compliance with notification and warning pasting requirements 50%
Building owners not in compliance of filing of the engineering reports 13%
Building owners who voluntarily decided to retrofit 25%

The phase 2 of the ordinance requiring mandatory seismic upgrade as well as issues of the non-compliance will be discussed on the City Council meeting tonight September 21.

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