§ 13-196-460

Residential buildings – Storage beneath stairways

There shall be no closets or storage of any kind beneath stairways in any dwelling containing two or more family units or in any roominghouse unless the stair complies with the fire resistive requirements of Sections 15-8-120 to 15-8-180 inclusive, or unless the stairs and storage space are separated by noncombustible materials having a fire rating of not less than one hour. No combustible or flammable materials, fluids, or compounds shall be placed, stored or kept in any place inside or outside of any building where the ignition or burning of such materials, fluids, or compounds would obstruct or render hazardous the egress from any family unit or from the building.

(Prior code § 78-44)

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