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Chapter 7: Classification & General Requirement of all Buildings by Use or

Occupancy
Section 701. Occupancy Classified
Group A
Residential Dwellings
Group B
Residentials, Hotels, Apartments (Multiple Dwellings)
Group C
Education & Recreation (school or day-care purposes)
Group D
Institutional
Div. 1 – Personal liberties are restrained. Ex. Mental Hospitals,
jails, etc.
Div. 2 – Nursing Homes for non-ambulatory patients
Div. 3 – Nursing homes for ambulatory patients
Group E
Business & Mercantile
Div. 1 – Gasoline Filling Station
Div. 2 – Wholesale & Retail Stores
Div. 3 – Aircraft Hangars
Group F
Industrial – ice plants, power plants, etc
Group G
Storage & Hazardous – storage, hazardous & highly flammable
materials
Group H
Assembly other than I
Div. 1 – Assembly w/ stage and occupant load < 1000
Div. 2 – Assembly w/o stage and occupant load 300 or more
Div. 3 – Assembly Bldg. w/o stage and occupant of < 300
Div. 4 – Stadia, reviewing Stands Amusement Parks (not
1,2,3)
Group I
Assembly Occupant Load 1000 or more
Group J
Accessory
Div. 1 – Private garages, carports, sheds
Div. 2 – Fences over 1.80m high, tanks, towers
Section 704. Location on Property
– eaves over required windows not < 750mm. minimum over from the side
& rear property lines
– sum of areas of openings must not exceed 50 % of sum of areas of walls