4.410.1 Operation and Maintenance Manual
At the time of final inspection, a manual, compact disc, web-based reference or other media acceptable to the enforcing agency which includes all of the following shall be placed in the building:
- Directions to the owner or occupant that the manual shall remain with the building throughout the life cycle of the structure.
Operation and maintenance instructions for the following:
- Equipment and appliances, including water-saving devices and systems, HVAC systems, photovoltaic systems, electric vehicle chargers, water-heating systems and other major appliances and equipment.
- Roof and yard drainage, including gutters and downspouts.
- Space conditioning systems, including condensers and air filters.
- Landscape irrigation systems.
- Water reuse systems.
- Information from local utility, water and waste recovery providers on methods to further reduce resource consumption, including recycle programs and locations.
- Public transportation and/or carpool options available in the area.
- Educational material on the positive impacts of an interior relative humidity between 30—60 percent and what methods an occupant may use to maintain the relative humidity level in that range.
- Information about water-conserving landscape and irrigation design and controllers which conserve water.
- Instructions for maintaining gutters and downspouts and the importance of diverting water at least 5 feet away from the foundation.
- Information on required routine maintenance measures, including, but not limited to, caulking, painting, grading around the building, etc.
- Information about state solar energy and incentive programs available.
- A copy of all special inspection verifications required by the enforcing agency or this code.
4.410.2 Recycling by Occupants
Where 5 or more multifamily dwelling units are constructed on a building site, provide readily accessible area(s) that serves all buildings on the site and is identified for the depositing, storage and collection of non-hazardous materials for recycling, including (at a minimum) paper, corrugated cardboard, glass, plastics, organic waste, and metals, or meet a lawfully enacted local recycling ordinance, if more restrictive.
Exception: Rural jurisdictions that meet and apply for the exemption in Public Resources Code Section 42649.82 (a)(2)(A) et seq. are not required to comply with the organic waste portion of this section.
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