Scope: R101.2 R101.2 Scope. Applies to: the construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, replacement, repair, equipment, use and occupancy, location, removal and demolition of detached
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Applies to: the construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, replacement, repair, equipment, use and occupancy, location, removal and demolition of detached
one-and two- family dwellings and multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses) not more than three stories in height with a separate means of egress and their accessory structures.
- structural integrity
- life safety
- fire safety
- livability for inhabitants of units regulated
by the Code.
The prescriptive provisions of the FRC apply only where the basic wind speed is less than 100 mph. Where the basic wind speed exceeds the limitations of the code, the structures must be designed in according with ASCE 7 or an approved deemed to comply standard such as SSTD 10.
R310.1.1 Minimum opening area. All emergency escape and rescue openings shall have a minimum net clear opening of 5.7 square feet.
EXCEPTION: Grade floor openings shall have a minimum net clear opening of 5 square feet
R310.1.2 Minimum opening height. The minimum net clear opening height shall be 24 inches.
R310.1.3 Minimum opening width. The minimum net clear opening width shall be 20 inches.
Required guards on open sides of stairways, raised floor areas, balconies and porches shall have intermediate rails or ornamental closures which do not allow passage of a sphere 4 inches (102mm) or more in diameter.
(1) In each sleeping room,
(2) Outside each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms,
(3) On each story of the dwelling, including the basement.
R309.2 Separation required. The garage shall be separated from the residence and its attic area by not less than 1/2-inch (12.7 mm) gypsum board applied to the garage side. Where the separation is a floor-ceiling assembly, the structure supporting the separation shall also be protected by not less than 1/2-inch (12.7 mm) gypsum board or equivalent.
Interior covering –R702: This section contains requirements for interior plaster, gypsum board, ceramic tile and general interior finish requirements.