(a) The provisions of this article do not apply to an offsite building during the time the building is used wholly or in part for community college purposes if the building is neither owned by a community college district nor leased by a community college district under a lease containing an option to purchase the building. For the purposes of this section, an “offsite building” is a building which is situated on land which is neither owned by a community college district nor leased by a community college district under a lease containing an option to purchase the land.
(b) “School building” as used in this article excludes any building which is used for community college district administrative buildings located on a site separate from the community college campuses of the district, and into which students are not required to enter.
Terms Used In California Education Code 81160
- Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
(c) “School building” as used in this article shall be limited to any physical structure capable of being occupied by pupils, but shall exclude, (1) any bleacher or grandstand with less than six rows of seats, (2) any building which is used exclusively for warehouse, storage, garage, or districtwide administrative office purposes, into which pupils are not required to enter, and off-campus buildings utilized by adult schools or community colleges for voluntary adult education courses or registered apprentice courses, (3) any swimming pool, or (4) any yard or lighting poles or flagpoles or playground equipment which does not exceed 35 feet in height.
If any building so excluded was not constructed in accordance with Article 7 (commencing with Section 81130) of this chapter and was not repaired, reconstructed, or replaced in accordance with this article, there shall be posted in a conspicuous place on the building a public notice stating that the building does not meet the structural standards imposed by law for earthquake safety.
(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1372, Sec. 556.)