§ 13-60-020

Type I, fire-resistive construction

Type I, fire-resistive construction, shall include Types I-A, I-B and I-C and shall be that construction in which all structural elements, including walls, bearing partitions, floors, ceilings, roofs and their supports, are of noncombustible materials, providing fire resistance as required in Section 13-60-100. Fire retardant treated wood may be used in roof framing and roof sheathing of one story buildings that do not exceed the height and area limitations for Type II construction as established in Sections 13-48-030 and 13-48-090.

Subject to the provisions of Chapter 15-8, combustible material may be used in buildings of fire- resistive construction for the following purposes:

a.

Doors, door frames and bucks;

b.

Windows and window frames;

c.

Interior trim, including grounds and furring;

d.

Finished flooring and sleepers;

e.

Frames, platforms and aprons of exterior show windows at street level;

f.

Handrails;

g.

Interior wall and ceiling finishes;

h.

Roof insulation;

i.

Exterior wall finishes, when in compliance with Sections 15-8-080 through 15-8-086.

(Prior code § 49-2; Amend Coun. J. 5-17-00, p. 32653, § 1)

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