§ 13-60-030

Type II, noncombustible construction

Type II, noncombustible construction, shall be that construction in which all structural elements, including walls, bearing partitions, floors, ceilings, roofs and their supports, are of noncombustible materials but which are generally not fire protected except as required in Section 13-60-100. Fire retardant treated wood may be used in roof framing and roof sheathing of one story buildings only.

Subject to the provisions of Chapter 15-8, combustible material may be used in buildings of noncombustible 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 § 49-3; Amend Coun. J. 5-17-00, p. 32653, § 1)

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