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Building classifications occupancies

Building Classifications:

Occupancies

TED 316 – Structural Design


Types of classifications

  • Most things have classifications

    • Objective classifications

      • Drivers’ licenses

      • Hazardous materials

      • Tests and assignments (hopefully)

    • Subjective classifications

      • Social status

      • Favorite movies

types of classifications


Building code classifications

Building code classifications


Occupancy classifications

  • Oversight organizations

    • Uniform Building Code (UBC)

      • First published in 1927

      • International Council of Building Officials

      • Promoted public safety & standardized safe construction

    • International Building Code (IBC)

      • Replaced the UBC in 2000

      • International Code Council (ICC)

      • ICC was a merger of:

        • International Council of Building Officials (ICBO) Uniform Building Code

        • Building Officials and Code Administrators International (BOCA) The BOCA National Building Code

        • Southern Building Code Congress International (SBCCI) Standard Building Code

    • Primarily used in North America

Occupancy classifications


Occupancy defined

  • UBC definition:

    • “The purpose that a building, or part thereof, is used or intended to be used

    • Essentially how the building will be used

  • IBC

    • Does not specifically define occupancy

Occupancy defined


Who determines occupancy code

UBC placed the responsibility on building official

Conflict with architects (designing without knowing code regulations)

IBC does not specify who

IBC states “structures will be classified with respect to occupancy”

Architects can legally determine occupancy code, building official can agree or not

Who determines occupancy code


Occupancy groups

IBC has ten occupancy groups

Many have subgroups

Subgroups are numbered

Lower number = greater perceived risk

Occupancy groups


Occupancy group assignments

Occupancy group assignments


Occupancy group assignments1

  • Incidental use areas

    • Provide minor support to main occupancy code

      • Storage, mechanical, specialty areas

    • Does not meet minimum size requirements

      • Assembly = 705 sq. ft.

      • Based on 50 people x 15 sq. ft. per person

Occupancy group assignments


Occupancy groups1

Assembly: Groups A-1, A-2, A-3, A-4 and A-5

Business: Group B

Educational: Group E

Factory and Industrial: Groups F-1 and F-2

High Hazard: Groups H-1, H-2, H-3, H-4 and H-5

Occupancy groups


Occupancy groups2

Institutional: Groups I-1, I-2, I-3 and I-4

Mercantile: Group M

Residential: Groups R-1, R-2, R-3 and R-4

Storage: Groups S-1 and S-2

Utility and Miscellaneous: Group U

Occupancy groups


Sources

http://www.specsandcodes.com/Articles.htm#CodeArticles

http://www.specsandcodes.com/Articles/The%20Code%20Corner%20No.%2014%20-%20Building%20Classification%20Part%201%20-%20Occupancies.pdf

sources


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