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NATIONAL BUILDING CODE

Minimum Requirements for Group A Dwellings (Section 708)


1 Minimun Horizontal distance of court and yards. (setback) 2 mts
2 Minimum number of toilet facilities for Group A Dwellings. 1 for each unit
3 Minimun thickness of Foundation Footings on Dwellings units. 250mm
4 Minimun Depth below the ground of Foundation Footings on Dwellings units. 600mm deep
5 Minimum Floor Live Load at Ground Floor Level. 200 kg/sqm.
6 Minimum Floor Live Load at suceeding Upper Floors. 150 kg/sqm.
7 Minimum Wind Load Capacity for Roof 120 kg/sqm.
8 Minimum width of every Stairs in Group A Dwellings. 750mm
9 Minimum Rise and Run for Steps of every Stairs. (conflicting with sec 1207.5.b) 200mm & 200mm resp.
10 The required Open Spaces left after deducting the Outermost Face of the Bldg. Yard
11 Minimun Horizontal distance of court and yards. (setback) 2 mts
12 Minimum front setback for R1 residentials 4.5 m front (2 mts. on sides)

Building Height Limits:


13 Building Height Limits for Residential R-1 & Townhouses R4 3 storey or 10mts.
14 Building Height Limits for Condominiums R-5 12-18 storey/36-54 mts.
15 Building Height Limits for Residential Basic R-2 & R-3 3 storey or 10mts.
16 Building Height Limits for Residential Maximum R-2 5 storey or 15mts.
17 Building Height Limits for Residential Maximum R-3 12 storey or 36mts.
18 Building Height Limits for Residential Cultural Buildings, 30 mts.
19 Allowed building projections but excluded on BHL computations. Antenna, signages, Towers
20 Maximum building height if RROW is 3 mts. 2 storey or 6 mts.
21 Maximum building height if RROW is 4-5 mts. 2.5 storey or 7.5 mts.
22 Maximum building height if RROW is 6-7mts. 3 storey or 9mts.

Classifications of Occupancy:
23 GROUP A -- R1 to R5 Residential Dwellings
24 GROUP B -- Multiple Dwellings, Convents/Monasteries, Condominiums, Hotels Residential, Hotels, Apt.
25 GROUP C -- Buildings such as Schools, Colleges & Universities Educ. & Recreation
26 GROUP D -- Buildings like Mental Hospitals, Asylum, Jails & Prisons, Nursing Home and the likes Institutional
27 GROUP E -- Buildings such as Gasoline Stations, Office Bldgs, Retails Stores, Malls Business & Mercantile
28 GROUP F -- Building such as Factories, Ice Plants, Power Plants, Cold Storage, Cremeries, Workshops Industrial
29 GROUP G -- Repair Garages, Aircraft Hangars, other workshops using flammable substances Storage & Hazardous
30 GROUP H -- Assembly other than Group I or 1000 below Occupant Load Assembly - 1000
31 GROUP I -- Assembly above 1000 Occupant Load Assembly +1000
32 GROUP J -- Buildings such as Agricultural bldgs, private garages, Fence over 1.8mts, tanks, swimmingpools) Accessories

Type of Construction: (Section 401)


33 TYPE I - Construction Wood Construction
34 TYPE II - Construction Wood + 1-Hr FR
35 Wood and Masonry with Fire-resistive techniques (of 1 hour) TYPE III
36 Concrete Masonry and Steel & Iron with Fire-resistive techniques (of 1 hour) TYPE IV
37 Concrete Masonry and Steel & Iron with 4-hour Fire-resistive throughout. TYPE V

Minimum Off-Street Parking Requirements: (Table VII.4)


38 Dwelling units R1, R2 & R3 (Single & Multi-Family, Single-Attached or Duplex,Rowhouses) with 32-72 sqm. 1 per 6 units
39 Dwelling units R1, R2 & R3(Single & Multi-Family, Single-Attached or Duplex,Rowhouses) with 50-96 sqm. 1 per 4 units
40 Dwelling units R1, R2 & R3(Single & Multi-Family, Single-Attached or Duplex,Rowhouses) with 100-120 sqm. 1 per unit
41 Dwelling units R4 (Single & Multi-Family, Single-Attached or Duplex,Rowhouses) with 50-150 sqm. 1 per unit
42 Indegenous Family Dwelling Units 1 per 6 units
43 Dwelling units in Condominuim Units R5 with 18-22 sqm. GFA 1 per 8 units
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44 Dwelling units in Condominuim Units R5 with 50 sqm. GFA. 1 per 6 units
45 Dwelling units in Condominuim Units R5 with 100 sqm. GFA 1 per 4 units
46 Parking space requirements for Hotels 1 per 3 rooms + 2 bus
47 Parking space requirements for Motels 1 for every unit
48 Parking space requirements for Bowling Alleys 1 per every 4 alleys
49 Parking space requirements for Churches and Places of Worships 1 car/50sqm & 1jeep/50sqm
50 Parking space requirements for Public Elementary, Secondary or Vocational School 1 per 10 classrooms
51 Parking space requirements for Private Elementary, Secondary or Vocational School 1 per 5 classrooms
52 Parking space requirements for Public Colleges and Universities 1 per 5 classrooms
53 Parking space requirements for Private Colleges and Universities 1 per 3 classrooms
54 Parking space requirements for Private Mental Hospital, Sanitaria & Asylums. 1 per 25 beds
55 Parking space requirements for Public Hospitals 1 per 25 beds, 2jeeps &
1 articulated truck
56 Parking space requirements for Private Hospitals 1 per 12 beds, 2jeeps 7 &
1 articulated truck
57 Parking space requirements for Nursing Homes, Ambulatory, orphanages and the likes. 1 per 12 beds

58 Average Car perpendicular & diagonal parking measurement. 2.5 x 5 mts.


59 Average Car parallel parking measurement. 2.15 x 6 mts.
60 Jeepney parking measurement. 3 x 9 mts.
61 Bus/Truck parking measurement. 3.6 x 12 mts.
62 Articulated Truck parking measurement. (10 or 12 wheeler trucks) 3.6 x 18 mts.
63 Parking space requirements for Terminals, Inter-modals, Depots and the llikes. 1 per 500 sqm.
64 Parking space requirements for Neighborhood Shopping Center/Supermarkets 1 per 100 sqm.
65 Parking space requirements for Restaurants and Fast food, Bars or Beerhouses. 1 per 30 sqm.
66 Parking space requirements for Theater Restaurants and Night Clubs. 1 per 20 sqm.
67 Parking space requirements for Columbarium 1 per Compartment Niche
68 Parking space requirements for Breweries, Mills and other Industrial Buildings 1 car per 1000 sqm.
1 bus per 100 workers
69 Parking space requirements for Mercantile Buildings like factories, 1 car per 1000 sqm.
1 bus per 100 workers
70 Parking space requirements for Public theaters, Cinemas, Assembly Halls, Dance halls, Skating rinks. 1 car/jeep per 50 sqm
71 Parking space requirements for Amusement Parks. 1 car/jeep per 50 sqm
72 Parking space requirements for Clubhouses, Beach houses and the likes. 1 car/jeep per 100 sqm
73 Parking space requirements for Agricultural Buildings if located in urbanized area. 1 per 1000 sqm GFA

Types of Lots: (Section VIII)


74 Lots bounded on all sides with 1 RROW, and 50% Open Space Interior Lots
75 Lots bounded on 3 sides with 1 side facing a street 20% Open Space. Inside Lots
76 Percentage of Open Space for Corner Lots. 10%
77 Percentage of Open Space for Through Lots. 5%
78 Percentage of Open Space for Corner-Through Lots. 5%
79 Percentage of Open Space for End Lots. 30-50%
80 The required Open Spaces left after deducting the Outermost Face of the Bldg. Yard
81 Minimun Horizontal distance of court and yards. (setback) 2 mts
82 Minimum front setback for R1 residentials 4.5 m front (2m sides)

General Lighting and Ventilation Requriements (Rule VIII)


83 Minimum Ceiling Height for Artificially Ventilated rooms on first storey 2.70 mts.
84 Minimum Ceiling Height for Artificially Ventilated rooms on succeeding upper storeys. 2.40 mts.
85 Minimum Ceiling Height for Naturally Ventilated rooms. 2.70 mts.
86 Minimum height of Mezanine floors 1.8 mts.
87 Minimum Area of Rooms for Habitation 6 sqm.
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88 Minimum Dimension of Rooms for Habitaion 2 mts.
89 Minimum area for Kitchen. 3 sqm
90 Minimum Dimension for Kitchen. 1.5
91 Minimum Area of Toilet and Bath 1.2 sqm
92 Minimum Dimension for Toilet and Bath .90 mts
93 Minimum Window openings as related to floor area for Rooms not provide with artificial Ventilation 10%
94 Minimum Window openings as related to floor area for Toilet. 1/20 or not less than 240 mm ²
95 Minimum clearance of window openings, eaves or canopies to side and rear property lines. 750 mm.
96 Minimum width and height for Window openings intended to be used as emergency exits. 820 mm X 1000mm resp.
97 Minimum bottom openings for Windows intended to be used as emergency exits. 820 mm
98 Minimum area of Vents Shafts 1 sqm
99 Minimum dimension of Vents Shafts 600 mm
100 Minimum unobstructed area of Air Ducts .30 sqm
101 Minimum center-to-center distance sprinkler heads 1.8 mts.
102 Public land and open space which can equally enjoyed by the members of community and strictly not to be Easements
used for erection of any building or structures.

General Lighting and Ventilation Requriements (Rule XII)


103 How many days prior to excavation should the owner inform in writings the adjacent buildings not less than 10 days
104 What form is the Application of Building Permit. NBC Form B-1
105 What form is the Application of Fencing Permit. NBC Form B-3
106 What is NBC Form B-5 Temporary Sidewalk & Occupancy
107 If you need a Scaffolding Permit from the Building Official, what Form are to be filled up? NBC Form B-6
108 What is NBC Form B-7 Sign Permit
109 What is NBC Form B-8 Demolition Permit
110 What part of RROW found right after the Property Line? Sidewalk
111 Ideal slope of Play Area? 1-2%
112 What slope that doesn’t drain well and needs to be paved? 1%
113 What NBC Form Deals with Notice of Violation NBC Form B-9
114 What form is the Certificate of Completion. NBC Form B-10
115 What form is the Certificate of Occupancy NBC Form B-11
116 Minimum width of a hallway? 1.2 mts.
117 Minimum distance of the Building Main Entrance to the elevator. 30 mts.
118 Minimum door width of an elevator? Elevator car minimum dimension? 800 mm./ 1.1 x 1.4 mts.

NBCP's MINS and MAX (Verified by Jim Allid Pacaña)

1 Minimum dimension of Rooms for Human habitation (sec 806.1.1) 2 mts.


2 Maximum height of a combustible stand. (sec 1207.14.a) 2.70 mts.
3 Minimum spacing for seats in a chair type measurement from back to back. (sec 1207.14.c.i) 850 mm
4 Maximum line of travel to an exit of an aisle without fire sprinkler system. 45.00 mts.
5 Maximum slope of an aisle. (sec 1207.12.e) 1:8
6 In standard seating, the minimum spacing of rows measured from back to back. (sec 1207.13.a) 840mm
7 Minimum width of any seat. (sec 1207.13.b) 450mm
8 Minimum area of a double acting door view panel. (sec 1207.3.a) 1,300 sq. cm.
9 Minimum clear width of an exit doorway. (sec 1207.3.c) 900 mm
10 Maximum width of an exit door leaf. (sec 1207.3.c) 1.20 mts.
11 Minimum width of an exit corridor or exit balcony. (sec 1207.4.a) 1.10 mts.
12 Minimum number of exit for floors above the first storey having an occupant load of more than 10. (sec 1207.2.a) 2 exits
13 Number of exit for occupant load of 599-999. (sec 1207.2.a) 3 exits
14 Minimum downward projection of a draft curtain (sec 1204.2) 0.30 mtr.
15 Maximum floor area for an attic made of combustible materials. (sec 1206.3.a) 250.00 sqm
16 Maximum center to center spacing of a draft curtain sprinkler. (sec 1204.2) 1.80 mts.
17 Maximum floor area for an attic made of incombustible materials. (1206.3.b) 750.00 sqm.
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18 Standard gauge for metal hoods in barbeques. (sec 1211.2.b) Ga. 18
19 Minimum height of a Siamese connection above grade. (sec 1212.2.e) 300 mm
20 Standard maximum distance of a Standpipe from an opening in a stairway. (sec 1212.2.c) 300 mm
21 Minimum wall thickness of a fireplace. (sec 1211.2.a/e) 200 mm
22 Minimum number of exit for a projection room. (sec 1214.3) 2 exits (.75 x 2.0 mts)
23 Minimum extended portion of a chimney above the roof. (sec 1211.1.e) 600 mm
24 Minimum air space between walls of a masonry chimney above the roof. (sec 1211.1.b.iv) 2" / 50 mm
25 Minimum thickness of glass used for floors. 12.5 mm
26 Maximum rise of one row of seat to the next for grandstans bleachers (sec 1207.14.c.ii) 400 mm / 0.40 mtr.
27 Minimum number of exit for stands within a building serving an occupant load of 300. (sec 1207.2.a) 3 exits
28 Minimum height of a guard rail located in front of the grandstand. (sec 1207.14.f.ii) 900 mm
29 Minimum width of a run in a grandstand stair. (sec 1207.14.e.i) 280 mm
30 Maximum hieght of a riser in a grandstand stair. (sec 1207.14.e.i) 200 mm
31 Minimum spacing for seats with backrests measured from back to back (sec 1207.14.c.i) 750 mm
32 Minimum spacing for seats without backrests measured from back to back. 600 mm
33 Minimum width of an exit door in an aisle in Groups H & I. (sec 1207.12.b) 1.70 mts.
34 Minimum width of side aisles (sec 1207.12.a) 1.10 mts.
35 Minimum width of side aisles serving 1 side only (sec 1207.12.a) 800 mm
36 Minimum width of side aisles serving 2 sides (sec 1207.12.a) 1.0 mt.
37 Open space requirement for an interior lot. (rule VIII.fig VIII.8) 50% of lot area
38 Open space requirement for a corner lot or a through lot. (rule VIII.fig VIII.8) 10% of lot area
39 Minimum increase in width of aisles for every linear meter. 30 mm
40 Minimum stair width for a Residential Group A Dwellings (sec 708.8) 750 mm
41 Standard minimum area of a toilet. (sec 806.1.c) 1.20 sqm.
42 Least dimension of a Toilet (sec 806.1.c) 900 mm
43 Minimum area of a Kitchen. (sec 806.1.b) 3.00 sqmts.
44 Least dimension of a Kitchen (sec 806.1.b) 1.50 mts.
45 Bounded on all sides or around its periphery by building lines. Inner court
46 Minimum area for vent shafts. (sec 809.1) 1.00 sqm.
47 Air space requirement for a school room per person. (sec 807.1) 3.00 cum.
48 Air space requirement for a Workshop and Factories per person. (sec 807.1) 12 cum.
49 Air space requirement for a habitable room per person. (sec 807.1) 14.00 cum.
50 Minimum dimension for the opening of an air duct. 300 mm

51 Max. projection beyond the property line of a footing along the national road and at least 2.40 mts. in depth. (sec 1002.2) 300 mm
52 Max. projection beyond the property line of a footing along the sidewalk and at least .60 mts. in depth. (sec 1002.2) 500 mm
53 Minimum clearance of a canopy or a marquee from the sidewalk. (sec 1005.2) 3.00 mts.
54 Minimum clearance of an arcade above sidewalk. 3.00 mts.
55 Minimum stair width for occupant load of less than 50. (sec 1207.5.a) 0.90 mts.
56 Minimum stair width for occupant load of more than 50. (sec 1207.5.a) 1.1 mts.
57 Minimum width of a temporary walkway in front of the building. (sec 1105.1) 1.20 mts.
58 Minimum width of a temporary walkway adjacent to the street line of the building. (sec 1105.1) 0.60 mts
59 Vacant space left between the building and lot lines less than 2.00 mts in width. Setback
60 Minimum horizontal dimension of a court. (sec 804.1) 2.00 mts.
61 Minimum width of a passageway connecting a street and a court. (sec 804.1) 1.20 mts.
62 Minimum headroom clearance for a mezzanine. (sec 805.2) 1.80 mts.
63 Minimum total area of a window or an opening for a room without artificial ventilation. (sec 808.1) 10% of flr. Area
64 Minimum dimension for a vent shaft. (sec 809.1) 0.60 mtr.
65 Minimum horizontal clearance of the curb line to the outermost edge of the marquee. (sec 1005.2) 300 mm
66 Minimum clearance of the lowest portion of an awning to the ground. (sec 1006.2) 2.40 mts.
67 Minimum height of a construction fence. (sec 1006.3) 2.40 mts.
68 Minimum height of a protective railing in a construction. (sec 1106.2) 1.00 mtr.
69 Maximum height of a handrail above the stair thread. (sec 1207.5.h) 900 mm
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70 Minimum height of a handrail above the stair thread. (sec 1207.5.h) 800 mm
71 Minimum ceiling height for naturally ventilated rooms. (sec 805.1) 2.70 mts.
72 Maximum dimension of a stair landing. (sec 1207.5.e) 1.20 mts.
73 Maximum slope of an exit court. (sec 1207.10.b) 1:10
74 Minimum width of run for circular stair if used as exit. (sec 1207.54.d) 250 mm
75 Minimum headroom clearance for any stair. (sec 1207.5.l) 2.00 mts.
76 Maximum slope for an exit passageway. (sec 1207.10.b) One is to Eight (1:8)
77 Maximum height of a Siamese connection above the ground. (sec 1212.2.e) 1.20 m
78 Maximum distance of any portion of a building from the nozzle of a 23 mts fire hose. (sec 1212.3.c) 6.00 mts.
79 Minimum number of exit for any stage. (sec 1213.7) 1 per side (or 2 exits)
80 Minimum extension of a proscenium wall above the roof. (sec 1213.4) 1.20 mts.
81 Minimum width of a stair in a stage egress. (sec 1213.7) 900 mm
82 Minimum width of a stair in a stage egress in each fly gallery. (sec 1213.7) 750 mm
83 A store window in which goods are displayed. Show window
84 Minimum lateral spacing for plastic skylights. (sec 1604.2.c) 2.50 mts.
85 Minimum spacing for plastic skylights along the slope of the roof. (sec 1604.2.c) 3.00 mts.
86 Minimum distance of a sign from any electrical post or telephone wires. (sec 2004.1.d) 1.00 mtr.
87 Maximum width of a business sign. 1.20 mts.
89 Minimum size of thread for an entrance or exit step. (sec 811.12.a.v.) 300 mm
90 Minimum number of steps for an entrance or exit step. (sec 811.12.a.v.) 2 steps
91 Maximum slope for an entrance or exit ramp. (sec 811.12.a.iv) 1:10
92 Standard turn circle of a wheelchair. 1.50 mts.
93 Standard size of a perpendicular or diagonal parking slot. (sec 707.4.b.) 2.50 x 5.00 mts.
94 Standard size of a parallel parking slot. (sec 707.4.b.) 2.15 x 5.00 mts.
95 Hotel building parking ratio. (table VII.4.B) 1:3 bedrooms
96 Public Hospital building parking ratio. (table VII.4.D) 1:25 beds
97 Private Hospital building parking ratio. (table VII.4.D) 1:12 beds
98 Maximum distance of a handicapped parking from the facility being served. 60.00 mts.
99 Public Colleges and university parking ratio. (table VII.4.C) 1:5 classrooms
100 Private Colleges and university parking ratio. (table VII.4.C) 1:3 classrooms

101 Theaters, cinemas, auditoria, and stadia parking ratio. (table VII.4.E) 1:50 sqm. spectators' area
102 Chuches and othe places of worships parking ratio. (table VII.4.E) 1:50 sqm. congregation area
103 Minimum rise & run of a stair for Group A dwellings (sec 708.8) 200 mm
104 Minimum unobstructed headroom clearance from 3rd to succeeding floors. (sec 805.1) 2.10 mts.
105 Minimum area of rooms for Human habitation. (sec 806.1.a) 6.00 sqm.
106 Least dimension of rooms for human habitation. (sec 806.1.a) 2.00 mts.
107 Least dimension of an air duct. (sec 809.3) 300 mm
108 Max. encroachment into a public sidewalk of a foundation at least 600 mm below the grade. (sec 1002.3) 500 mm
109 Max. encroachment into a public highway of a foundation at least 600 mm below the grade. (sec 1002.3) 300 mm
110 Minimum dimension of an exit door. (sec 1207.2.3.c) .90 x 2.00 mts
111 Maximum width reduced by trim, handrails & fully-opened doors to corridors & exit balconies. (sec 1207.4) 200 mm
112 Minimum width of stairs serving more than 50 occupants. (sec 1207.5.a) 1.10 mts.
113 Minimum width of stairs serving less than 50 occupants. (sec 1207.5.a) .90 mts.
114 Minimum width of stairs serving less than 10 occupants. (sec 1207.5.a) .75 mts.
115 Maximum reduction in width of a stair due to trims and handrails. (sec 1207.5.a) 100 mm
116 Minimum run of a winding stair at any point of the steps. (sec 1207.5.) 150 mm
117 Allowable maximum vatriations tolerance in the rise and run of every step. (sec 1207.5.b) 5 mm
118 Width of stair requiring an intermediate handrail. (sec 1207.5.h) 3.00 mts.
119 Minimum width of an aisle serving both sides. (sec 1207.12.a) 1.00 mts.
120 Minimum width of an aisle serving one side only. (sec 1207.12.a) 1.00 mts.
121 Minimum distance between the back of each seat to the front of the seat behind it. (sec 1207.14.c.i) 300 mm
122 Maximum width of seat in a stand. (sec 1207.14.c.iii) 480 mm
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123 Maximum projection of a penthouse or other projections above the roof. (sec 1210.1) 8.40 mts
124 Maximum ratio of a penthouse area to that of the supporting roof. (sec 1210.2) one third (1/3)
125 Minimum thickness of walls of masonry chimney for residentials. (sec 1211.1.b.i) 100 mm
126 Minimum thickness of rubble stone masonry chimney for residentials. (sec 1211.1.b.i) 300 mm
127 Minimum number of storeys requiring one (1) or more dry standpipes. (sec1212.2) 4 storeys
128 Minimum volume of water a dry standpipe should provide. (sec 1212.2.b) 900 liters/minute
129 Diameter of a dry standpipe requiring a two-way Siamese connection. (sec 1212.2.e) 4" (100mm)
130 Diameter of a dry standpipe requiring a three-way Siamese connection. (sec 1212.2.e) 5" (125mm)
131 Diameter of a dry standpipe requiring a four-way Siamese connection. (sec 1212.2.e) 6" (150mm)
132 Minimum height of siamese connection on the street-front of the building. (sec 1212.2.e.) 300 mm
133 Maximum height of siamese connection on the street-front of the building. (sec 1212.2.e.) 1.2 mts.
134 Minimum volume of water an interior wet standpipe should provide. (sec 1212.3.b) 190 liters/minute
135 Minimum volume of water an interior dry standpipe should provide. (sec 1212.3.b) 900 liters/minute
136 Minimum diameter of a wet standpipe. (sec 1212.2.b.i) 2" (50mm)
137 Standard diameter of a dry standpipe opening. (sec 1212.2.f) 2 1/2" (63mm)
138 Standard length of a fire hose (sec 1212.3.c & j) 23.00 mts
139 Maximum distance of a hose nozzle to any portion of a building. (sec 1212.3.c) 6.00 mts.
140 Standard diameter of a wet standpipe valve. (sec 1212.3.e) 38 mm (11/2")
141 Maximum projection into a non-arcaded sidewalk of a signboard. (sec 2004.1.d) 1.20 mts
142 Maximum projection into a arcaded sidewalk of a signboard. (sec 2004.1.d.i) .60 mts.
145 Minimum vertical clearance from the bottom of a signage to an arcaded sidewalk. (sec 2004.1.d.ii) 5.00 mts.
146 Minimum vertical clearance from the bottom of a signage to non-arcaded sidewalk. (sec 2004.1.d.ii) 3.00 mts.
147 Number of days of work abandonment of stoppage for a building permit to expire. (sec 305) 120 days (4 mos.)
148 Width of planting strip for sidewalks 2.00 mts in width. (sec 811.D.9) 0.80 mtr.
149 Minimum horizontal distance of the curb line to the outermost face of an arcade. (fig. VIII.G.14) 500 mm
150 Slope of ramp of road-way to driveway. (sec 8112.12.a.i) 1/3 - 1/4

151 Slope of driveway to sidewalk where the height of curb is 200 mm and above. (sec 8112.12.a.i) One is to Eight (1:8)
152 Min. clearance of conductors from any platform or ground or projection from w/c they might be reached. 3.00 mts.
153 Minimum clearance of conductors from the highest point of a roof. (sec 1301.5) 2.50 mts.
154 Min. vertical cl. of service drop lines above ground at its point of attachment to the building. (sec 1301.5.d) 3.00 mts.
155 Min. Vertical cl. of a service drop communication line when crossing a street. (sec 1301.5.d) 5.50 mts.
156 Minimum width of an access road to a cul-de-sac. (fig VIII.G.7) 3.00 mts.
Table XII.1 Gen Requirements for Occupant Load
157 Unit area per occupant for Dwellings. 28.00 sqm.
158 Unit area per occupant for Hotels, Dormitories & Apartments. 18.6 sqm.
159 Unit area per occupant for Offices and Garages. 9.30 sqm.
160 Unit area per occupant for Classrooms. 1.80 sqm.
161 Unit area per occupant for Stores, Retail sales rooms upper floors. 5.60 sqm.
162 Unit area per occupant for Stores, Retail sales rooms @ the Basements & Ground Flr. 2.80 sqm.
163 Unit area per occupant for Nurseries for children. 3.25 sqm.
164 Unit area per occupant for Home for the aged. 7.40 sqm.
165 Unit area for Hospitals and Sanitaria. 8.40 sqm.
166 Unit area per occupant for aircraft hangars without repairs. 46.50 sqm.
167 Unit area per occupant for warehouses and mechanical equipment room. 28.00 sqm.
168 Unit area per occupant for Auditroriums, theaters, Dance floor, Churches and the likes. 0.65 sqm.
169 Minimum exits for 1st floor and above with occupant load of more than 10. 2 exits
170 One or more habitable rooms which are occupied or intended to be occupied by one family with facilities Dwelling unit
for cooking , sleeping, living, and eating
171 That portion of the foundation of a structure which spreads and transmits loads directly to the ground or soil. Footing
172 A continuous horizontal layer of masonry units. Course
173 A room or suite of two or more rooms, designed and intended for , or occupied by one Apartment
family for living, sleeping, eating, and cooking purposes.
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174 A stationary open hearth or brazier, either fuel-fired or electric, used for food preparation. Barbecue
175 A portion of the seating space of an assembly room, the lowest part of which is raised 1.20 mts or more above the level of the main floor. Balcony
176 The pipe which connects a flue-burning appliance to a chimney. Chimney connector
177 A hearth & fire chamber or similarly prepared place in w/c a fire may be made & w/c is built in conjunction w/ a chimney. Fireplace
178 A horizontal structural piece which supports the end of the floor beams or joists or walls over opening. Girder
179 Same as heliport except that no refueling, maintenance, repairs, or storage of helicopters is permitted. Helistop
180 A term which may be used synonymously with a partition. Cross wall
181 The vertical supports, such as posts or stanchions, as used in indigenous or traditional type of construction. Suportales
182 Any surface or underground construction covered on top, or any fire-proof construction intended for the storage of valuables. Vault
183 Front yards for commercial buildings abutting a road-right-of-way of 25-29 meters shall have a minimum width…. 8.00 mts.
184 Offices shall be provided how many cubic meters of air per person? (sec 807.b) 12.00 cum.
185 Multiple living units of up to 6 units built on the same lot shall have an access road directly connecting said
building to a public street w/ a minimum width of how many meters? (table VIII.G.3) 3.00 mts.
186 Sidewalks of 2 mts or more in width shall include on its outer side a planting strip of not less than how many mm? 800 mm
187 Arcades shall be cantilevered from the building line over the sidewalk and the horizontal clearance between
the curb line and the outermost face of any part of the arcade shallnot be less than. 500 mm
188 Printing plants shall be classified under what type of occupancy. (sec 701) Business and mercantile
189 Power plants shall be classified under what type of occupancy. (sec 701) Industrial
190 Convents shall be classified under what type of occupancy. (sec 701) Residentials, Hotels & Apt.
191 Repair garages shall be classified under what type of occupancy. (sec 701-Group G-div 4) Storage and Hazardous
192 Reformatories shall be classified under what type of occupancy. Institutional
193 Gasoline stations are under what classification of occupancy Business and mercantile
194 Office Buildings are under what classification of occupancy Business and mercantile
195 Under what classification of occupancy does Mental Hospitals fall? Institutional
196 Under what classification of occupancy does Monasteries fall? Residentials, Hotels & Apt.
197 Under what classification of occupancy does Aircraft Hangars fall? Business and mercantile
198 Under what classification of occupancy does Cold Storage and Creameris fall? Industrial
199 Under what classification of occupancy does Private Garage fall? Accessory
200 Minimum loading slot requirement for Hospitals and hotels. (table VII.4) 1 truck loading slot

201 Parking requirement for amusement centers. (table VII.4) 1:50 sqm of gross floor area
202 Parking requirement for Public Markets (table VII.4) 1:150 sqm of flr area for customer,
1:300 sqm for Seller/vendor
203 Parking requirement for neigborhood shopping centers. (table VII.4) 1/100 sqm of shopping flr area
204 Parking requirement for multi-family living units of more than 100 sqm of living unit area. (table VII.4) 1 per living unit
205 Parking requirement for multi-family living units of up to 50 sqm of living unit area. (table VII.4) 1:8 living units
206 Maximum projection of a balcony over a street of over 3 meters but not more than 6 mts. (table X.I) 0.60 mtr.
207 Maximum projection of a balcony over a street of 10 mts to less than 11 mts in width. (table X.I) 1.00 mtr.
208 Maximum height of 1st the floor for a 2-story wood structure with a height of 7 mts. (table VII.5) 4.50 mts.
209 Maximum spacing of posts for 2-storey wooden structure with a height of 8 mts. (table VII.5) 4.50 mts.
210 Under what classification of occupancy does fences of over 1.80 mts in height fall? (table VII.1) Accessory
211 Under what classification of occupancy does wood working establishements fall? (table VII.1) Storage and hazardous
212 Under what classification of occupancy does police and fire stations fall? (table VII.1) Institutional (also E-2)
213 Minimum number of exit for an Institutional type of structure. (table XII.1) 2 exits
214 Minimum travel distance from exits to any point of the buidling without sprinkler system. (sec 1207.2.d) 45 mts.
215 Minimum travel distance from exits to any point of the buidling with sprinkler system. (sec 1207.2.d) 60 mts.
216 A long interior passageway providing access to several rooms. Corridor
217 A raised rim of concrete, stone or metal which forms the edge of street or sidewalk. Curb
218 The temperature at which a liquid is transformed or converted into vapor. Boiling point
219 Minimum intensity of lights for exits. (sec 1207.11) 10.70 lux
220 Minimum live load bearing capacity of a construction canopy. 600 kgs./sqm.
221 Minimum lighting for canopies protecting the pedstrian during construction. (sec 1106.4.f) 100 Watts for every 6.0 mts.
222 Minimum height of Construction fence. (sec 1106.3) 2.40 mts
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223 Minimum height of protective railings for temporary walkways. (sec 1106.3) 1.0 mt.
224 Minimum thickness of wire-glass for bath tub (sec 1805.1) 5.6 mm
225 Minimum thickness of laminated glass for bath tub. (sec 1805.1) 6.4 mm
226 Minimum thickness of tempered-glass for bath tub (sec 1805.1) 4.8 mm
227 When the distance bet. Inner edge of sidewalk to OFB is less than 1/2 of Building ht. (sec 1106.3.a.b) 2.40 ht Fence + Canopy
228 When the distance bet. outer edge of sidewalk to OFB is less than 1/2 of Building ht. (sec 1106.4.h) 2.40 ht Fence, Canopy+net
229 Amount fine for Grave Violation. (sec 211.2.b) 10,000 php
230 Violation for non-posting of Occupancy and Building Permit Light Violation
231 Violation for use without appropriate Occupancy Permit. (sec 212.2.) Less Grave
232 Demolition without permit Grave Violation

227 Air supply per person per minute for auditoriums. 0.30 cum
228 Minimum wind load capacity for roofs for vertical projection. 120 kgs./sqm.
229 Minimum thickness of glass for jalousies. 5.60 mm
230 Maximum length of glass for jalousies. 1.20 mts.

Mins & Max for BP 344 - Disability Laws (verified by Jim Allid Pacaña)

1 Standard Length of a Wheelchair. 1.10 - 1.30 mts.


2 Standard Width of a wheelchair. 0.60 - 0.75 mts.
3 How many meters above the floor is the comfortable reach of persons confined to a wheelchair. 0.70 - 1.20 mts.
4 How many meterd is the comfortable clearance for knee and leg space under tables for wheelchair users. 0.74 mts.
5 Accessibility, reachability, usability, orientation, workability and efficiency, and ___ are Safety
6 the basic planning requirements of BP344.
7 Number of wheelchair seating for an assembly seating capacity of 51-300. 4
8 R.A. 7277 Magna Carta for Disabled
9 Turnabout should also be provided at or whithin how many meters of dead end. 3.50 mts.
10 Minimum number of wheelchair seating space for 51-300 seating capacity for auditoriums. 4
11 Minimum Dimensions of an accessible elevator. (bp 344) 1.10 X 1.40 mts.
12 Minimum width of a dropped curb. (bp 344) 0.90 mtr.
13 Maximum distance of an accessible elevator from the entrance of a building. 30.00 mts.
14 Minimum height of signs on walls and doors for the disabled to see comfortable. 1.40 mts.
15 Minimum door width for an accessible elevator. 0.80 mtr.
16 Minimum dimensions for an accessible water closet stall. 1.70 X 1.80 mts.
17 Maximum height of signs on walls and doors for the disabled to see comfortably. 1.60 mts.
18 Minimum width of a parking slot for the disabled. 3.70 mts.
19 Minimum firebox wall thickness. 250 mm
20 Minimum thickness of smoke chamber back walls. 150 mm
21 minimum thickness of front and side smoke chamber walls. 200 mm
22 Maximum vertical clearance of an arcade above grade. 6.00 mts.
23 Minimum vertical cl. of primary lines from the crown of the pavement when crossing the highway. 10.00 mts.
24 Minimum vertical cl. of primary lines from top of sidewalk when installed along the side of the highway. 7.5 mts.
25 Vertical clearance of secondary lines from sidewalks along or crossing the street. 7.5 mts.
26 Maximum height of a dumbwaiter. 1.20 mts.
27 Maximum area of a dumbwaiter. 3.9 sqm.
28 Maximum capacity of a dumbwaiter. 277 kgs.
29 In BP344, the required width of a corridor. 1.20 mts.
30 Maximum slope of a drop curb towards the street. 1:20
31 Maximum slope of a drop curb towards adjoining curb. 1:12
32 Maximum spacing for wheelchair turnabouts. 12.00 mts.
33 Maximum slope of a ramp. 1:12
34 Maximum distance of handicapped parking from the structure served. 60.00 mts.
35 Preferred width of corridor for the disabled. 1.50 mts.
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36 Maximum height of a water closet from the floor. 0.50 mts.
37 Preferred height of switches from the floor. 1.10 mts.
38 Minimum height of a switch from the floor. 0.90 mts.
39 Maximum height of a switch from the floor. 1.20 mts.
40 Least dimension for a parking slot for the disabled. 3.70 mts.
41 In BP344, the minimum height of a handrail. 0.70 mtr.
42 Maximum length of a ramp for wheelchair. 6.00 mts.
43 Minimum length of a ramp landing for wheelchairs. 1.50 mts.
44 In B.P. 344, the maximum slope a ramp is. 1:12
45 Under B.P. 344, a level area of not less than how many mtr. shall be provided at the top & bottom of any ramp. 1.80 mts.
46 what is the common definition of a residential four (R-4) lot or building/ structure? town house
47 what is the common definition of a residential five (R-5) lot or building/ structure? residential condominium
48 what is the common definition of a residential three (R-3) lot or building/ structure? row-house, shop-house or accessoria

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