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PD 1096

BP 344

RA 9514

BP 220

PD 957

DOORS
Minimum height

2.00m

2.00m

2.00m

Minimum width

900mm

800mm

710mm

Maximum width

1200mm

Rooms for human habitation


Kitchen
Bathroom

1220mm
820-1060mm
(900mm preferred)

Height of door knob


LOCATION ON PROPERTY
Front setback
Side setback
Rear setback
Distance of eaves from property line
MINIMUM ROOM SIZES

General: 2.00m
Bathroom/mezzanine:
1.80m
Main door: 0.80m
Bedroom: 0.70m
Bathroom: 0.60m

R1: 4.50m
R1: 2.00m
R1: 2.00m
0.75m

1.50m
1.50m
2.00m
0.75m

6.00sqm
Minimum dimension of 2.00m
3.00sqm
Minimum dimension of 1.50m
1.20sqm
Minimum dimension of 0.90m

Follow NBC

MINIMUM AIR SPACE REQUIREMENTS


Schools
Offices and factories
Habitable rooms
MINIMUM CEILING HEIGHTS
Ground floor
Second floor
Succeeding floors
Mezzanine
LIGHT AND VENTILATION
Windows for rooms
Windows for bathrooms
Minimum dimension of court
Min. width of court passageway

3.00 cubic meters (Allot 1.00


sqm per person)
12.00 cubic meters
14.00 cubic meters
Naturally ventilated: 2.70m
Artificially ventilated: 2.70m
Naturally ventilated: 2.70m
Artificially ventilated: 2.40m
Naturally ventilated: 2.70m
Artificially ventilated: 2.10m
1.80m

2.00m for walkways

2.00m for means of egress

2.00m

1.80m

10% of floor area, but 1.00sqm


minimum
5% of floor area, but 240 sq.
mm. minimum
2.00m
1.20m

10% of floor area


5% of floor area
2.00m
1.20m

STAIRS
Riser

200mm maximum

Tread

250mm minimum

Minimum width

Follow NBC

Slanted nosing
preferred over
Less than 10 OL:0.75m
protruding nosing,
10-50 OL.: 0.90m
provide 300mm-wide
tactile strip at top and
bottom of stairs.

Existing stairs: 205mm max.


New stairs: 100-180mm
Existing stairs: 230mm min.
New stairs: 280mm min.
Existing stairs: 915mm
New stairs, 0-49 OL: 915mm

250mm maximum
200mm minimum

600mm

Minimum width
Minimum headroom
Maximum vertical distance between landings
Handrail height

Slanted nosing
preferred over
protruding nosing,
provide 300mm-wide
More than 50 OL:1.10m tactile strip at top and
bottom of stairs.
2.00m
3.60m
800-900mm

New stairs, 50-1999 OL: 1120mm


New stairs, 2000 or more OL: 1420mm
2.00m
3.66m
760-865mm

600mm
2.00m
3.60m
800-1200mm

RAMPS
Maximum slope
Maximum cross slope
Minimum width
Minimum landing length
Distance between landings

1 in 12
No general requirements
provided, only for ramps
located in reviewing stands,
grandstands and bleachers.

Handrail height
CORRIDORS
1.10m
OCCUPANT LOADS (Area per person)
Place of assembly
Standing room
Concentrated use
Less concentrated use
Educational
Classrooms
Shop, laboratories, vocational rooms
Dry nurseries
Conference rooms, exhibit rooms, gyms
Healthcare
Sleeping departments
In-patient treatment
Hospitals, sanitaria
Nursing homes
Children's nurseries
Residential
Dwellings
Hotels, apartments, dormitories
Mercantile
Street floor or basement used for sale
Upper floors used for sale
Floors not used for sale (office, storage, etc.)
Drinking establishments
Commercial kitchens
FIREWALL EXTENSIONS
Above roof
From outermost edges (walls)
Under eaves
EXITS
Number of exits required (based on occupant load)
Minimum width of exits

1.20m
1.50m
6.00m (horizontal
distance bet.
landings)
700mm and 900mm

1 in 12
1 in 48
1120mm

760mm (vertical distance bet. landings)


760-865mm

1.20m

0.65 sqm
0.65 sqm
1.40 sqm
0.28 sqm
1.80 sqm
4.60 sqm

1.90 sqm
4.60 sqm
3.30 sqm

1.40 sqm
11.00 sqm
22.00 sqm
8.40 sqm
7.40 sqm
3.25 sqm

11.10 sqm
22.30sqm

18.60 sqm
28.00 sqm
18.60 sqm
2.80 sqm
5.60 sqm
9.30 sqm
1.40 sqm
18.60 sqm

2.80 sqm
5.60 sqm
9.30 sqm

400mm
600mm
300mm
0-10 OL: 1 exit
10-499 OL: 2 exits
500-999 OL: 3 exits
1000 or more OL: 4 exits
1.10m (corridors)

300mm
300mm
300mm
0-500 OL: 2 exits

0-9 OL: 1 exit

501-999 OL: 3 exits


10 or more OL: 2 exits
1000 or more OL: 4 exits
915mm Additional note regarding exits:
BP 220 specifically refers to
Section 3.1007 of PD 1185 (the
old Fire Code) for the exit
requirements. This is included in
BP 220 as Annex 1 on page 53.

For rowhouse: 300mm


For rowhouse: 300mm
For rowhouse: 300mm

Maximum travel distance to exit, no sprinkler


Maximum travel distance to exit, with sprinkler

45.00m
60.00m

Minimum width of exit door

900mm 800mm (for all doors)

Minimum height of exit door

2.00m 2.00m (For all doors)

Change in floor level at doors


Maximum length of dead ends
Place of assembly
Educational
Healthcare
Detention/correctional
Residential (hotels/dormitories)
Residential (apartment buildings)
Business
Business, with NFPA 13 sprinkler system
Industrial
ELEVATORS

Various elevator requirements

Additional note regarding exits:


BP 220 specifically refers to
Section 3.1007 of PD 1185 (the
old Fire Code) for the exit
requirements. This is included in
BP 220 as Annex 1 on page 53.

50mm

13mm
6.10m
6.00m
6.00m
6.00m
6.00m
Not allowed
6.00m
15.00m
15.50m

Provide turnabout
6.00m space within 3.50m of
any dead end

In apartments or
condomimiums 5 storeys or
higher, at least 1 passenger
elevator shall be kept on 24hour constant service.
Minimum 600mm-deep pit
Maximum 4 cars per hoistway

Inside dimensions of
car: 1.10m wide x
1.40m deep

Required for healthcare occupancies two


storeys or higher.

Maximum travel
distance from building Provide at least one exit per elevator lobby.
entrance: 30.00m

For corrections or clarifications, send an email to arch.pedrosantosjr@gmail.com

Required for multi-family


dwellings and
condominiums 6 storeys
of higher. Follow
standards in NBC and BP
344.

Follow NBC