The signs are required to be durable 8”x10” placards with 50-point bold font lettering that are posted in a conspicuous location on the exterior at the main entrance stating:
This Building is an Unreinforced Masonry Building. Unreinforced Masonry Buildings may be unsafe in an event of a Major Earthquake.Timeline:
January 1, 2019 - publicly-owned buildings
March 1, 2019 – privately owned buildings
November 1, 2020 - non-profit buildings
Tenant Notification and Lease Notices
- Building owners must notify existing tenants that the building is an unreinforced masonry building, and that unreinforced masonry buildings may be unsafe in the event of a major earthquake.
- Every lease or rental agreement entered into or renewed after the timeline for placarding noted above, must contain the above statement.
- Building owners must record an agreement not to remove the placard and acknowledgment of compliance with tenant notification requirements.
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