a. The 2022 California Historical Building Code, California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 8, as adopted and amended by the State of California, hereinafter called "Historical Building Code," is adopted as the rules, regulations, and standards within this City as to all matters therein except as hereinafter modified or amended.
b. No section of the Historical Building Code shall impose a mandatory duty of enforcement on the City, or on any officer, official, agent, employee, board, council, or commission thereof. Instead, if any section purports to impose a mandatory duty of enforcement, that section shall invest the City, and the appropriate officer, official, agent, employee, board, council or commission with discretion to enforce the section, or not to enforce it.
c. A copy of the Historical Building Code shall at all times be kept on file in the office of the City Clerk.