§ 13-200-360

Existing interior exit stairways

When a building, floor, space, or area is remodeled, the cost of which exceeds 50 percent of the cost of reproduction of that building, floor, space, or area, the exit stairs serving that building, floor, space, or area shall be upgraded by one of the following alternative methods:

a.

The stairway shall be enclosed to comply with requirements of Section

15-8-140" destination-id="JD_15-8-140">15-8-140.

b.

Noncombustible doors and assemblies shall be installed in the corridors between exit stairs. Such assemblies need not be rated but shall be constructed, as provided by Section

15-8-140" destination-id="JD_15-8-140">15-8-140 (a).

c.

The entire remodeled building, floor, space, or area served by the exit stairs shall be provided with a standard sprinkler system, complying with the requirements of Chapter

15-16.

(Prior code § 78.1-35)

History

Download

  • Plain Text
  • JSON

Comments