§ 13-196-520

Residential buildings – Basement units

A basement space used as a habitable room or family unit shall comply with the following:

1. The floor depth below grade is not limited if the floors and walls are impervious to leakage of underground and surface runoff water and are protected against dampness.

2. The required minimum window area is located entirely above the finished elevation of the ground adjoining the building wall in which the windows are located.

(Prior code § 78-50)

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