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Note: For deleted sections herein, refer to the City of Phoenix Building Construction Code-Administrative Provisions for these code requirements. SECTION 101 GENERAL 101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the City of Phoenix Building Construction Code, hereinafter referred to as this Code. 101.2 Scope. The provisions of this code shall apply to the construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, replacement, repair, equipment, use and occupancy, location, maintenance, removal and demolition of every building or structure or any appurtenances connected or attached to such buildings or structures. Exceptions: 1. Detached one- and two-family dwellings and multiple single-family dwellings (town houses) not more than three stories above grade plane in height with a separate means of egress and their accessory structures shall comply with the International Residential Code. 2. Existing buildings undergoing repair, alterations or additions and change of occupancy shall be permitted to comply with the International Existing Building Code. 101.2.1 Appendices. Provisions in the appendices shall not apply unless specifically adopted. 101.3 Intent. The purpose of this code is to establish the minimum requirements to safeguard the public health, safety and general welfare through structural strength, means of egress facilities, stability, sanitation, adequate light and ventilation, energy conservation, and safety to life and property from fire and other hazards attributed to the built environment and to provide safety to fire fighters and emergency responders during emergency operations. The purpose of this Code is not to create or otherwise establish or designate any particular class or group of persons who will or should be especially protected or benefited by the terms of this Code. Although the Development Service Director (hereinafter referred to as the “Director”) or designee is directed to obtain substantial compliance with the provisions of this Code, a guarantee that all buildings, structures or utilities have been constructed in accordance with all the provisions of the Code is neither intended nor implied. 101.4 Referenced codes. The other codes listed in Sections 101.4.1 through 101.4.7 and referenced elsewhere in this code shall be considered part of the requirements of this code to the prescribed extent of each such reference.
101.4.1 Electrical. The provisions of the ICC Electrical Code National Electrical Code shall apply to the installation of electrical systems, including alterations, repairs, replacement, equipment, appliances, fixtures, fittings and appurtenances thereto. 101.4.2 Gas. The provisions of the International Fuel Gas Code and the Uniform Plumbing Code shall apply to the installation of gas piping from the point of delivery, gas appliances and related accessories as covered in this code. These requirements apply to gas piping systems extending from the point of delivery to the inlet connections of appliances and the installation and operation of residential and commercial gas appliances and related accessories. 101.4.3 Mechanical. The provisions of the International Mechanical Code shall apply to the installation, alterations, repairs and replacement of mechanical systems, including equipment, appliances, fixtures, fittings and/or appurtenances, including ventilating, heating, cooling, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems, incinerators and other energy related systems. 101.4.4 Plumbing. The provisions of the Uniform Plumbing Code shall apply to the installation, alteration, repair and replacement of plumbing systems, including equipment, appliances, fixtures, fittings and appurtenances, and where connected to a water or sewage system and all aspects of a medical gas system. The provisions of the International Private Sewage Disposal Code Uniform Plumbing Code shall also apply to private sewage disposal systems. 101.4.5 Property maintenance. In addition to the provisions of this Code, the provisions of the International Property Maintenance Code Chapter 39 of the Phoenix City Code (the Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance) shall apply to existing structures and premises; equipment and facilities; light, ventilation, space heating, sanitation, life and fire safety hazards; responsibilities of owners, operators and occupants; and occupancy of existing premises and structures. 101.4.6 Fire prevention. The provisions of the International Fire Code shall apply to matters affecting or relating to structures, processes and premises from the hazard of fire and explosion arising from the storage, handling or use of structures, materials or devices; from conditions hazardous to life, property or public welfare in the occupancy of structures or premises; and from the construction, extension, repair, alteration or removal of fire suppression and alarm systems or fire hazards in the structure or on the premises from occupancy or operation. 101.4.7 Energy. The provisions of the International Energy Conservation Code shall apply to all matters governing the design and construction of buildings for energy efficiency. SECTION 102 APPLICABILITY Delete in its entirety.
SECTION 103 DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING SAFETY Delete in its entirety. SECTION 104 DUTIES AND POWERS OF BUILDING OFFICIAL Delete in its entirety. SECTION 105 PERMITS Delete in its entirety. SECTION 106 CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS Delete in its entirety. SECTION 107 TEMPORARY STRUCTURES AND USES Delete in its entirety. SECTION 108 FEES Delete in its entirety. SECTION 109 INSPECTIONS Delete in its entirety. SECTION 110 CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY Delete in its entirety.
SECTION 111 SERVICE UTILITIES Delete in its entirety. SECTION 112 BOARD OF APPEALS Delete in its entirety. SECTION 113 VIOLATIONS Delete in its entirety. SECTION 114 STOP WORK ORDER Delete in its entirety. SECTION 115 UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND EQUIPMENT Delete in its entirety. IBC Chapter 2 to be revised as follows: Chapter 2 DEFINITIONS 201.3 Terms defined in other codes. Where terms are not defined in this code and are defined in the International Fuel Gas Code, International Fire Code, International Mechanical Code or International Uniform Plumbing Code, such terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them as in those codes. SECTION 202 DEFINITIONS ARTIST LIVE/WORK UNIT. A unit providing complete, independent living facilities for one or more persons, including permanent provisions for living , sleeping, eating, cooking and sanitation, with an area dedicated to an Artist’s work and exhibit studio not exceeding 500 square feet.
ARTIST WORK AND EXHIBIT STUDIO. A unit complying with all the building code requirements for a “B” occupancy. Special events in conjunction with these units shall require a Special Event permit from the Phoenix Fire Department. STANDARD PLANS. Plans authorized by the Development Services Department to be used in construction on a repetitive basis. Standard plans may include options allowing variations to the building design that may alter the interior and exterior appearance. IBC CHAPTER 3 to be revised as follows: Chapter 3 USE AND OCCUPANCY SECTION 303 ASSEMBLY GROUP A 303.1 Assembly Group A. Assembly Group A occupancy includes, among others, the use of a building or structure, or a portion thereof, for the gathering together of persons for purposes such as civic, social or religious functions, recreation, food or drink consumption or awaiting transportation. A room or space used for assembly purposes by less than 50 persons and accessory to another occupancy shall be included as a part of that occupancy. Assembly areas with less than 750 square feet (69.7 m2) and which are accessory to another occupancy according to Section 302.2.1 are not assembly occupancies. Assembly occupancies which are accessory to Group E in accordance with Section 302.2 are not considered assembly occupancies. Religious educational rooms and religious auditoriums which are accessory to churches in accordance with Section 302.2 and which have occupant loads of less than 100 shall be classified as A-3. Assembly occupancies shall include the following: A-1 Assembly uses, usually with fixed seating, intended for the production and viewing of the performing arts or motion pictures including, but not limited to: Motion picture theaters Symphony and concert halls Television and radio studios admitting an audience Theaters Sexually oriented businesses as defined in Chapter 10 of the Phoenix City Code A-2 Assembly uses intended for food and/or drink consumption including, but not limited to: Banquet halls Night clubs Restaurants Taverns and bars Sexually oriented businesses as defined in Chapter 10 of the Phoenix City Code A-3 Assembly uses intended for worship, recreation or amusement and other assembly uses not classified elsewhere in Group A including, but not limited to:
physicians. engineers. wares or merchandise incidental to such purposes and accessible to the public. among others. among others. pick-up and delivery stations and self-service Educational occupancies above the 12th grade Electronic data processing Laboratories. professional or service-type transactions.1 Business Group B. but not be limited to.Amusement arcades Art galleries Bowling alleys Churches Community halls Court rooms Dance halls (not including food or drink consumption) Exhibition halls Sexually oriented businesses as defined in Chapter 10 of the Phoenix City Code SECTION 304 BUSINESS GROUP B 304. kennels and pounds Artist Work and Exhibit Studio Banks Barber and beauty shops Car wash Civic administration Clinic—outpatient Dry cleaning and laundries. for the display and sale of merchandise.1 Mercantile Group M. attorneys. etc. but not be limited to. dentists. buildings and structures or a portion thereof. Mercantile occupancies shall include. for office. Telephone exchanges SECTION 309 MERCANTILE GROUP M 309. and involves stocks of goods. Business occupancies shall include.) Radio and television stations Sexually oriented businesses as defined in Chapter 10 of the Phoenix City Code. the following: Airport traffic control towers Animal hospitals. or a portion thereof. the use of a building or structure. Mercantile Group M occupancy includes. including storage of records and accounts. Business Group B occupancy includes. the following: Department stores Drug stores . testing and research Motor vehicle showrooms Post offices Print shops Professional services (architects.
but not be limited to. Adult and child care facilities that are within a single-family home and artist live/work units are permitted to comply with the International Residential Code in accordance with Section 101. R-3 Residential occupancies are primarily permanent in nature and not classified as R1. SECTION 311 STORAGE GROUP S 311.1 Residential Group R. including: Boarding houses (transient) Hotels (transient) Motels (transient) Sexually oriented businesses as defined in Chapter 10 of the Phoenix City Code. access and life safety requirements as set forth in the International Fire Code shall be applicable to all high pile storage. or adult and child care facilities that provide accommodations for five or fewer persons of any age for less than 24 hours. R-2. SECTION 312 UTILITY AND MISCELLANEOUS GROUP U 312. the following: .Markets Motor fuel-dispensing facilities Retail or whole sale stores Sales rooms Sexually oriented businesses as defined in Chapter 10 of the Phoenix City Code.4 High-Piled Combustible Storage. the use of a building or structure. Buildings and structures of an accessory character and miscellaneous structures not classified in any specific occupancy shall be constructed. SECTION 310 RESIDENTIAL GROUP R 310.1 General. among others. Residential Group R includes. R-4 or I and where buildings do not contain more than two dwelling units as applicable in Section 101. Group U shall include. In addition to requirements of this section. or a portion thereof.2 of the Phoenix Building Construction Code-Administrative Provisions. Includes any storage room or area as defined by the International Fire Code where the top of the storage of commodities is greater than 12 feet (3660 mm) in height for combustible materials or greater than 6 feet (1829 mm) in height for high-hazard commodities as defined by the International Fire Code. equipped and maintained to conform to the requirements of this code commensurate with the fire and life hazard incidental to their occupancy. S-3 occupancy shall comply with all requirements of an S-1 occupancy.2 of the Phoenix Building Construction Code-Administrative Provisions. Group S-3. The fire protection systems. Residential occupancies shall include the following: R-1 Residential occupancies where the occupants are primarily transient in nature. for sleeping purposes when not classified as an Institutional Group I.
physicians. I-5 occupancies shall comply with the provisions of Section 308. testing and research Motor vehicle showrooms Post offices Print shops Professional services (architects. accessory to a residential occupancy Greenhouses Livestock shelters Private garages Retaining walls Sheds Stables Tanks Towers International Building Code Chapter 3. pick-up and delivery stations and self-service Educational occupancies above the 12th grade Electronic data processing Laboratories. This group shall include health care facilities intended to be designed and constructed to be accredited by a nationally recognized accreditation organization to meet federal or state requirements and which follow the requirements of NFPA 101 Life Safety Code. dentists. engineers.) Radio and television stations Sexually oriented businesses as defined… Telephone exchanges 308.3) Barns Car ports Fences more than 6 3 feet (1829 mm 915 mm) high Grain silos. etc. or a portion thereof. USE AND OCCUPANCY. but not be limited to.or two-family residence (see Section 412. the use of a building or structure. professional or service-type transactions.6 and that of I-2 occupancy .1 Business Group B. Business Group B occupancy includes. for office. the following: Airport traffic control towers Animal hospitals. among others.6 Group I-5 Independently accredited health care facilities. attorneys. kennels and pounds Banks Barber and beauty shops Car wash Civic administration Clinic—outpatient (Non-accredited) Dry cleaning and laundries. including storage of records and accounts. Business occupancies shall include. to be revised as follows: SECTION 304 Business Group B 304. accessory to a one.Agricultural buildings Aircraft hangars.
Existing health care buildings or a portion thereof currently occupied as ambulatory health care occupancies following the provisions of NFPA 101.2 Existing health care. Treatment for patients that renders the patients incapable of taking action for the self preservation under emergency conditions without action from others.1 Group I-5. Accredited health care facilities include: 308. (See Chapter 35. Referenced Standards). (See Chapter 35.3 New ambulatory health care. Referenced Standards). Emergency or urgent care for patients who. one or more of the following: 1. are incapable of taking action for self-preservation under emergency conditions. due to the nature of their illness or injuries.2 Group I-5. 308. 308. physical or mental disability or because of security measures not under the occupant’s control and following the provisions of NFPA 101 Life Safety Code Chapter 18 as required by the Accreditation organization.ADD 308.1 New health care.4 Existing ambulatory health care occupancies.6. Where the code requirements create a conflict. provided the following text is added: I-5 occupancy shall comply with the provisions of Section 308. (See Chapter 35. An existing occupancy or portions thereof occupied as health care occupancies following the provisions of NFPA 101. (See Chapter 35. IBC CHAPTER 4 to be revised as follows: CHAPTER 4 SPECIAL DETAILED REQUIREMENTS BASED ON USE AND OCCUPANCY .6. Chapter 21 as required by the accreditation organization. and follow the provisions of NFPA 101 Life Safety Code Chapter 20 as required by the accreditation organization. the more restrictive code requirement shall apply. on an outpatient basis. A new occupancy used for the purpose of medical or other treatment or care of four (4) or more persons where such occupants are mostly incapable of self-preservation due to age. Where the code requirements create a conflict. the more restrictive code requirement shall apply. 308. Referenced Standards).4 Group I-5. Anesthesia that renders a patient incapable of taking action for self-preservation under emergency conditions without action from others. A building or portion thereof used to provide services or treatment simultaneously to four (4) or more patients that provides. ** APPENDIX CHAPTER 35 . Life Safety Code Chapter 19 as required by the accreditation organization. 2. 3.3 Group I-5.6 and that of I-2 occupancy as required by this code.6. Referenced Standards). Life Safety Code.6.6 To the list under life safety code 101-03 Staff recommendation: IBC-General Review Committee recommends approval.as required by this code.
SECTION 421 DWELLING UNIT SECURITY 421. Exceptions: 1.2 Swinging doors. Doors leading from the garage or carport area into dwelling units shall conform to one of the following types of construction: 1.[F] 402. SECTION 411 SPECIAL AMUSEMENT BUILDINGS [F] 411. which shall comply with the following: 1. Exception: Automatic sprinklers are not required where the total floor area of a temporary special amusement building is less than 1. That area of a building adjacent to or above the atrium need not be sprinklered.3.1 General. or both. All dwellings covered by this Code shall be provided with security devices as required by this section. . Where the special amusement building is temporary. Special amusement buildings shall be equipped throughout with an automatic sprinkler system in accordance with Section 903.1.2. Exception: An automatic sprinkler system shall not be required in spaces or areas of open parking garages constructed in accordance with Section 406.1. An approved automatic sprinkler system shall be installed throughout the entire building.1. provided that portion of the building is separated from the atrium portion by not less than a 2-hour fire-resistance-rated fire barrier or horizontal assembly. The covered mall building and buildings connected shall be equipped throughout with an automatic sprinkler system in accordance with Section 903.3. the sprinkler water supply shall be of an approved temporary means. Where tenant spaces are supplied by the same system.1. The automatic sprinkler system shall be complete and operative throughout occupied space in the covered mall building prior to occupancy of any of the tenant spaces. they shall be independently controlled.000 square feet (93 m2) and the travel distance from any point to an exit is less than 50 feet (15 240 mm).4 Automatic sprinkler system. Unoccupied tenant spaces shall be similarly protected unless provided with approved alternate protection. 421. SECTION 404 ATRIUMS [F] 404. Solid core wood flush-type doors not less than 1 3/8 inches (34 mm) in thickness.3 Automatic sprinkler protection. 2. Sprinkler protection for the mall shall be independent from that provided for tenant spaces or anchors.8 Automatic sprinkler system.
3. except that a key may be used. 2. Buildings and structures shall be equipped throughout with an automatic sprinkler system in accordance with Section 903. 421. Aluminum doors with surfaces not less than 0. INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE – FIRE SAFETY Revise IBC Chapter 4 as follows: [F] 402. they shall be independently controlled. Where tenant spaces are supplied by the same system. 4. Exception: An automatic sprinkler system shall not be required in spaces or areas of: 1. Sliding glass doors and windows shall be equipped with locking devices and with a means or a device to prohibit the raising or removal of the moving panel while in the closed position.2.1. The covered mall building and buildings connected shall be equipped throughout with an automatic sprinkler system in accordance with Section 903. Any door having a listed and labeled fire-protection rating of not less than 20 minutes.3 Door Hardware. 2.2 inch (5 mm) in thickness. The inactive leaf of a pair of doors shall have a dead bolt at the top and bottom of the door. The lock or locks shall be key operated from the exterior side of the door and openable from the interior side by a device which does not require special knowledge or special effort to operate. All pin-type hinges which are accessible from the outside the secured area when the door is closed shall have two jamb studs which prevent removal of the door if the pins are removed from the hinges.4 Sliding glass doors and sliding glass windows. Sprinkler protection for the mall shall be independent from that provided for tenant spaces or anchors. Exception: An automatic sprinkler system shall not be required in spaces or areas of open parking garages constructed in accordance with Section 406. Unoccupied tenant spaces shall be similarly protected unless provided with approved alternate protection.3. 1. which shall comply with the following: 22.214.171.124 Automatic sprinkler system. Open parking garages in accordance with Section 406. The hardware on exterior doors and doors leading from garage or carport areas into dwelling units shall conform to the following requirements: A single swinging door and the active leaf of a pair of doors shall be equipped with a dead-locking latch or dead bolt. SECTION 403 HIGH RISE BUILDINGS [F] 403. Ferrous metal doors with surfaces not less than 24 gage in thickness.1. . 3.3.1 and a secondary water supply where required by Section 903.8 Automatic sprinkler system.1.2.2. Jamb studs shall not be less than a 16d box nail in diameter and shall project into the door and jamb not less than ¼ inch (6 mm). 421. The automatic sprinkler system shall be complete and operative throughout occupied space in the covered mall building prior to occupancy of any of the tenant spaces.
That area of a building adjacent to or above the atrium need not be sprinklered. The area of a one-story. Group B. and protection of structural components in the atrium and how removal of the ceiling sprinklers will affect these components.15 Firefighter Air System. Telecommunications equipment buildings used exclusively for telecommunications equipment. [F] 404.3 Sprinklered. sprinkler protection at the ceiling of the atrium is not required. may be removed upon the review and approval of a rational analysis by a registered design professional to justify the removal of the sprinklers at the atrium ceiling. A firefighter breathing air system shall be installed in high-rise buildings in accordance with Section 915 of the Phoenix Fire Code. Responding fire fighters will most likely access the building through the main entrance and will need to quickly access the fire alarm panel in the fire control room to determine the floor in alarm. Where the ceiling of the atrium is more than 55 feet (16. provided that portion of the building is separated from the atrium portion by not less than a 2-hour fire-resistance-rated fire barrier or horizontal assembly. 403. Exceptions: 1. associated electrical power distribution equipment. provided that those spaces or areas are equipped throughout with an automatic fire detection system in accordance with Section 907. A fire command center complying with Section 911 shall be provided in a location approved by the fire department. access phones for the fire fighters communication system. or both. and access the stairways to reach the fire floor.2 and are separated from the remainder of the building by fire barriers consisting of not less than 1-hour fireresistance-rated walls and 2-hour fire-resistance-rated floor/ceiling assemblies. [F] 403. An approved automatic sprinkler system shall be installed throughout the entire building.3. F.3 Automatic sprinkler protection. egress through the atrium. one story. The rational analysis must address the fuel load to be present in the atrium. IBC CHAPTER 5 to be revised as follows: Chapter 5 GENERAL BUILDING HEIGHTS AND AREAS 507.8 Fire command.764 mm) above the floor. 2. of other than Type V construction.2.1 and is surrounded and adjoined by public ways or yards not less than 60 feet (18 288 mm) in width. shall not be limited when the building is provided with an automatic sprinkler system throughout in accordance with Section 903. batteries and standby engines. M or S building or a one-story Group A-4 building. The fire command center shall be in a location that is easily identifiable and accessible from the main entrance lobby of the building and provide quick access to the building tower stairways. .1.
and no building or sewer or water service shall be built across a recorded property line. .1. since 2006 IBC has a current Section 509. The building is equipped with a fire alarm system with manual fire alarm boxes installed in accordance with Section 907. Required yards shall be permanently maintained. provided that: 2.2. skating.) Required yards and all sewer and water services shall be on the same property as the building. Adopt the Section 509 of the 2005 IBC amendments and create a new section. 3. and 3. All assembly occupancies are separated from other spaces as required for separated uses in Section 508. the center line of an adjoining public way shall be considered an adjacent property line.1. Each Group A occupancy shall not exceed the maximum allowable area permitted in Section 503. except in accordance with the following provisions: 1.3.Exceptions: 1.4 with no reduction allowed in the fire-resistance rating of the separation based upon the installation of an automatic sprinkler system. 3.2.1. non-revocable private utility easement duly-recorded in the deed records of Maricopa County for all the properties involved.3. A modification request is required to approve the provision of private sewer or water services to a lot or building site when such service is located within a permanent. Buildings and structures of Type I and II construction for rack storage facilities that do not have access by the public shall not be limited in height. swimming and equestrian activities in occupancies in Group A-4. The automatic sprinkler system shall not be required in areas occupied for indoor participant sports. Exit doors directly to the outside are provided for occupants of the participant sports areas. The proposed new Code Section for the Location on Property is Section 510. 2.3. Buildings shall adjoin or have access to a public way or yard on not less than one side. provided that such buildings conform to the requirements of Sections 507.1 General. (See also Section 1206. Utility Easements. and 2.2 and 903. For the purpose of this section.1. such as tennis. SECTION 510 LOCATION ON PROPERTY 510.3. Group A-1 and A-2 occupancies of other than Type V construction shall be permitted.1 and NFPA 230. All required exits shall discharge directly to the exterior. provided: 3.
The agreements shall be enforceable by the building official and by each of the property owners. a permanent. Agreement Conditions. or expiration or elimination of any such agreement. The building official shall have authority to revoke any agreement for noncompliance with any of its provisions. shall be approved by the building official and shall be recorded in the deed records of Maricopa County for all the properties involved. As a modification to the Building Code (see Section 104. Such agreement shall stipulate the reasons for the lot consolidation and the permanent requirements or prohibitions necessary to fully comply with this code as if all improvements were located on the same single lot. The agreements shall be in writing. the building official may approve a permanent agreement between multiple property owners for purposes of considering two or more separately owned properties as one building site for purposes of this code.1 Elevator lobby. the building official may approve a permanent open space. The building official shall not initiate or negotiate any such agreement. The agreements shall require physical modification of any structures to fully comply with all applicable code requirements prior to alteration or expiration of the agreement. such lots or parcels shall be combined into a single building site by platting or replatting such lots or parcels into a single lot. Item 3). Lot Combinations. An enclosed elevator lobby shall be provided at each floor where an elevator shaft enclosure connects more than three stories. 5. CITY OF PHOENIX PROPOSED 2006 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE (IBC) –FIRE LIFE SAFETY AMENDMENTS Revise IBC Chapter 7 as follows: 707. but shall consider agreements offered jointly by adjacent property owners. Item 3). their heirs and assigns.2. non-revocable lot combination agreement in a form approved by the building official.9. Open Space Easements. 3. their heirs and assigns. 4.9. Alteration of the agreements or any condition or provision therein. Agreements proposed or required under this section shall be permanent and binding on all property owners. the property owner shall provide evidence that all of the lots or parcels combined are taxed and assessed by the Maricopa County Assessor as a single tax parcel. In addition. Where two or more adjacent lots or parcels are owned by the same person or persons. is prohibited except with the prior written approval of the building official. As a modification to the Building Code (see Section 104.14. and thereafter to require the property owners to individually make each of their properties physically and fully compliant with all applicable code requirements without benefit of the agreement conditions. nonbuilding easement on one property for purposes of providing yard areas or open space sufficient to satisfy building code setback or egress requirements on the adjacent property. The lobby shall . or shall be combined by recording in the deed records of Maricopa County for all of the lots or parcels involved. Integrated Developments with Multiple Owners.
Fire protection systems shall be installed. provided the entire street floor is equipped with an automatic sprinkler system in accordance with Section 903.3.separate the elevator shaft enclosure doors from each floor by fire partitions equal to the fire-resistance rating of the corridor and the required opening protection.3.3. 126.96.36.199 of this code. DSD Life Safety – Fire Protection Review Committee Proposal: Revise IBC Chapter 9 as follows: 901.1.06 inches of water column .3. Exceptions: 188.8.131.52 are not required to have enclosed elevator lobbies. Such doors shall be tested in accordance with UL 1784 without an artificial bottom seal. It is not intended that the pressure differential be achieved on the level of elevator recall when the elevator doors are open. the pressurization system shall comply with this section and Section 909. The most restrictive provision of either the Phoenix Fire Code or this code shall govern in accordance with Section 102. Elevator lobbies shall have at least one means of egress complying with Chapter 10 and other provisions within this code.3. which ever is greater. Where elevator hoistway pressurization is provided in lieu of required enclosed elevator lobbies.1. Smoke partitions shall be permitted in lieu of fire partitions to separate the elevator lobby at each floor where the building is equipped throughout with an automatic sprinkler system installed in accordance with Section 903. Enclosed elevator lobbies are not required where the elevator hoistway is pressurized in accordance with Section 707. enclosed elevator lobbies are not required where the building is protected by an automatic sprinkler system installed in accordance with Section 903.1 or 903. 4.14. 6. operated and maintained in accordance with this code and the International Phoenix Fire Code. Enclosed elevator lobbies are not required at the street floor. 707. . In other than Group I-3. 707.1.2.14. 184.108.40.206 Fire protection systems.3.1 or 903. repaired. Elevators not required to be located in a shaft in accordance with Section 707. with respect to adjacent space on all floors. of 0.2. uncontaminated source located a minimum distance of 20 feet (6096 mm) from any air exhaust system or outlet. Where additional doors are provided at the hoistway opening in accordance with Section 3002. This pressure shall be measured at the midpoint of each hoistway door.2 and the building is equipped throughout with an automatic sprinkler system in accordance with 903.1. Elevator hoistways shall be pressurized to maintain a positive pressure differential. And a maximum positive pressure of 0.2.30 inches water column or such a pressure differential that does not interfere with elevator door operation. with all ground floor level hoistway doors open and all other hoistway doors closed.1. 3.1 or 903.1 Pressurization requirements.2 Enclosed elevator lobby pressurization alternative. The supply air intake shall be from an outside.1. and buildings having occupied floors located more than 75 feet (22 860 mm) above the lowest level of fire department vehicle access. In no case may the pressure differential interfere with elevator door operation.05 inches of water column minimum and a maximum positive pressure differential of 0.
the smoke control rational analysis report shall be included as part of the Fire and Life Safety Report. Smoke control systems shall be tested by a special inspector prior to the final acceptance test. Before the mechanical equipment is approved. [F] 909. the vestibule is not required.2 Vent operation. A report documenting this analysis shall be provided as part of the smoke control plans submitted with the construction documents.4. Smoke and heat vents shall be capable of being operated by approved automatic and manual means.Any fire protection system for which an exception or reduction to the provisions of this code has been granted shall be considered to be a required system. The stair pressurization system shall be designed in accordance with the applicable smoke control sections of this code.7. Automatic operation of smoke and heat vents shall conform to the provisions of Sections 910. Smoke and heat vents shall operate automatically by actuation of a heat-responsive device.3.1.1 through 910. and egress strategy for the building. occupancy. but not be limited to.4 Analysis. their methods of operation.1.1. [F] 910. provided that interior exit stairways are pressurized to a minimum of 0.5 Stair pressurization alternative. The City of Phoenix Development Services Department and Phoenix Fire Department shall witness and approve the final acceptance test of the system. [F] 909. 909.2.7 Open doors in pressurized exit enclosures.14.3. The design shall consider the effects of open doors on pressurized exit enclosures where such enclosures are required. the system shall be tested in the presence of the building official to confirm that the system is operating in compliance with these requirements and with the requirements of the approved smoke control rational analysis report.3 Acceptance and testing.3.3. the items indicated in Sections 909. the systems supporting them and the methods of construction to be utilized shall accompany the submitted construction documents and shall include.15 inch of water (37 Pa) and a maximum of 0.6.4.2 of the Phoenix Building Construction Code-Administrative Provisions. Exception: Any fire protection system or portion thereof not required by this code shall be permitted to be installed for partial or complete protection provided that such system meets the requirements of this code.8 Special inspections for smoke control.18 and 1704.4. The analysis shall consider the use. 909.35 inch of water (87 Pa) in the shaft relative to the building measured with all stairway doors closed under maximum anticipated stack pressures.1. Where the building is equipped throughout with an automatic sprinkler system in accordance with Section 903. The testing of the system shall be done by a special inspector. 909.1 through 909.20. .20.6 909. or special inspection agency.4. A rational analysis supporting the types of smoke control systems to be employed.3. Where the project also requires a fire protection and life safety report in accordance with Section 106. in accordance with the requirements of Section 909.2.18.
A layout of the fire command center and all features required by the section to be contained therein shall be submitted for approval prior to installation. fire protection systems. The fire department communications unit. The fire command center shall comply with NFPA72 and shall contain the following features: 1. fire-fighting equipment and fire department access. Annunciator unit visually indicating the location of the elevators and whether they are operational. Public address system. 14. Status indicators and controls for air-handling systems. where specifically required by other sections of this code. 4. The fire-fighter’s control panel required by Section 909. Controls for unlocking stairway doors simultaneously. 6. The room shall be a minimum of 96 square feet (9 m2) with a minimum dimension of 8 feet (2438 mm). Emergency and standby power status indicators. Generator supervision devices. 10. Fire detection and alarm system annunciator unit.1 Features. means of egress. or both. A telephone for fire department use with controlled access to the public telephone system.The device shall be rated a minimum of 50°F above the rating of the automatic sprinklers but not more than 386°F above ambient temperature. 8. The emergency voice/alarm communication system unit. SECTION 911 FIRE COMMAND CENTER [F] 911. Worktable. 2. 12. 13. The fire command center shall be in a location that is easily identifiable and accessible from the main entrance lobby of the building and provide quick access to the building tower stairways. 3. 7. a fire command center for fire department operations shall be provided. . Schematic building plans indicating the typical floor plan and detailing the building core. 15. The fire command center shall be separated from the remainder of the building by not less than a 1-hour fire barrier constructed in accordance with Section 706 or horizontal assembly constructed in accordance with Section 711. 11. 9. manual start and transfer features. Fire pump status indicators. Where required by other sections of this code. 5.16 for smoke control systems installed in the building. Sprinkler valve and water-flow detector display panels. The location and accessibility of the fire command center shall be approved by the fire department.
B. Activation of the building fire alarm system. . A sensor shall be provided on the egress side arranged to detect an occupant approaching the doors.GENERAL CODE AMENDMENTS IBC CHAPTER 10 to be revised as follows: CHAPTER 10 MEANS OF EGRESS 1008. shall automatically unlock the doors. I. E. 4. 6. shall automatically unlock the doors. E or M shall not be secured from the egress side during periods that the building is open to the general public.3.” When operated. The entrance doors in a means of egress in buildings with an occupancy in Group A.4 Access-controlled egress doors. The doors shall be arranged to unlock by a signal from or loss of power to the sensor. The doors shall remain unlocked until the fire alarm system has been reset. 3. Ready access shall be provided to the manual unlocking device and the device shall be clearly identified by a sign that reads “PUSH TO EXIT. and the doors shall remain unlocked until the fire alarm system has been reset. B. Loss of power to that part of the access control system which locks the doors shall automatically unlock the doors.I. The doors shall be arranged to unlock from a manual unlocking device located 40 inches to 48 inches (1016mmto 1219 mm) vertically above the floor and within 5 feet (1524 mm) of the secured doors. Activation of the building automatic sprinkler or fire detection system. the manual unlocking device shall result in direct interruption of power to the lock—independent of the access control system electronics—and the doors shall remain unlocked for a minimum of 30 seconds. M. 2. R-1 or R-2 and entrance doors to tenant spaces in occupancies in Groups A. B.CITY OF PHOENIX PROPOSED 2006 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE (IBC). 5. if provided. M.1. if provided. 1. Entrance doors in buildings with an occupancy in Group A. E. R-1 and R-2 are permitted to be equipped with an approved entrance and egress access control system which shall be installed in accordance with all of the following criteria: Exception: Access Control Systems equipped with panic hardware arranged to directly interrupt the power to the locking device.
3.8. This dual-reference provision shall apply in all cases where ICC A117. one accessible means of egress is required from a space where the common path of travel of the accessible route for access to the wheelchair spaces meets the requirements in Section 1025. 1007. Buildings and facilities shall be designed and constructed to be accessible in accordance with this code and ICC A117. ARS sections 41-1492 through 41-1492. 2. 3. Exceptions: 1.1 or 1019.12 shall control the design and construction of facilities for accessibility to physically disabled persons. IBC CHAPTER 11 to be revised as follows: Chapter 11 ACCESSIBILITY SECTION 1101 GENERAL 1101.1 Scope. In assembly spaces with sloped floors. separated in accordance with Section 1015.1 Accessible means of egress required.1 is referenced in this chapter.5.1 from any accessible space.2.2 Design. Accessible means of egress are not required in alterations to existing buildings. Department of Justice). Accessible means of egress shall comply with this section. Accessible spaces shall be provided with not less than one accessible means of egress. One accessible means of egress is required from an accessible mezzanine level in accordance with Section 1007. The provisions of this chapter and Arizona Revised statutes.1 and in accordance with provisions State of Arizona Attorney General Administrative Rules R10-3-401 through R10-3-404 (ADAAG currently enforced by the U. Where more than one means of egress is required by Section 1015.IBC CHAPTER 10 to be revised as follows: CITY OF PHOENIX PROPOSED 2006 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE (IBC) –ACCESSIBILITY CODE AMENDMENTS Chapter 10 MEANS OF EGRESS SECTION 1007 ACCESSIBLE MEANS OF EGRESS 1007.S. 1101. whichever standard provides the greatest degree of accessibility. each accessible portion of the space shall be served by not less than two accessible means of egress.4 or 1007. .
General. . . 1103.4.6 Construction sites. . sites and equipment directly associated with the actual processes of construction including. . materials hoists.2 Groups R-2 and R-3. except as required by Sections 1106.6. For all other combinations of businesses in dwellings.5 Van spaces. Detached one and two family dwellings and accessory structures.4. When parking lots or garages are provided. . .2 are not required to be accessible. The following words and terms shall. 1106.4 Rehabilitation facilities and outpatient physical therapy facilities. and their associated sites and facilities as applicable in section 101. SECTION 1106 PARKING AND PASSENGER LOADING FACILITIES 1106. Structures. including the design center.1. Where more than one parking facility is provided on a site. 1106. have the following meanings: MULTISTORY UNIT. the business portion shall be accessible and shall include a minimum of one accessible toilet room and an accessible route from the business portion to the accessible toilet room. materials storage or construction trailers are not required to be accessible.3 Hospital outpatient facilities. Accessible toilet rooms shall be provided according to this code. The public portions of temporary sales offices/trailers are required to be accessible.2 through 1106. scaffolding.1 Required. . SECTION 1103 SCOPING REQUIREMENTS 1103. .2. . accessible parking spaces shall be provided in accordance with the Phoenix Zoning Ordinance and section 1106. A dwelling unit or sleeping unit with habitable space located on more than one story. the number of parking spaces required to be accessible shall be calculated separately for each parking facility. . accessible parking space and public sidewalk.2. for the purposes of this chapter and as used elsewhere in this Code. .SECTION 1102 DEFINITIONS 1102. 1106. Where parking is provided. bridging. There shall be accessible parking and an accessible route from the accessible parking aisle to the sales office/trailer and throughout the public portion of the sales office/trailer. Home Occupations as defined in the Phoenix Zoning Ordinance are not required to be accessible. Detached dwellings. but not limited to. or above a private garage.1 Definitions. 1106. . . accessible parking spaces shall be provided in compliance with Table 1106.
1. 1. shall comply with the requirements for a Type B unit and a toilet facility shall be provided on that floor.SECTION 1107 DWELLING UNITS AND SLEEPING UNITS 1107. All units on a site shall be considered to determine the total number of units and the required number of type A units. 4. control or dispensing each accessible toilet room and bathing facility shall be accessible.4 The requirement for height. the urinal is not required to be accessible 5. Where multiple single-user toilet rooms or bathing facilities are clustered at a single location.7. In Group R-2 occupancies containing more than 20 dwelling units or sleeping units. Toilet rooms and bathing facilities shall be accessible. . knee and toe clearance shall not apply to a lavatory. provided the door swing can be reversed to meet the requirements in A117. In toilet rooms or bathing facilities accessed only through a private office.2 Toilet and bathing facilities.2.1. element. Where no more than one urinal is provided in a toilet room or bathing facility. SECTION 1109 OTHER FEATURES AND FACILITIES 1109. This section is not applicable to toilet and bathing facilities that serve dwelling units or sleeping units that are not required to be accessible by Section 1107. 2. provided that reinforcement has been installed in the walls and located so as to permit the installation of such grab bars. Exceptions: 1. and 1. not for common or public use and intended for use only by a single occupant. but not less than one.3 Grab bars are not required to be installed in a toilet room. A multistory dwelling or sleeping unit which is not provided with elevator service is not required to be a Type A or Type B unit.1 are not applicable. at least 2 percent. Where a floor level is not required to be connected by an accessible route. Where a multistory unit is provided with external elevator service to only one floor. at least 50 percent but not less than one room for each use at each cluster shall be accessible.6. but not less than one. any of the following alternatives are allowed: 1. Type A units shall be dispersed among the various classes of units. 3. the only toiler rooms or bathing facilities provided within the facility shall not be located on the accessible floor.2 Multistory units. at least 6 percent. of the units shall be a type A unit.1 Type A units. which are located within 1320 feet of the light rail station platform. Toilet rooms that are part of critical-care or intensive care patient sleeping rooms are not required to be accessible. of the units shall be a type A unit. 1107.1 Doors are permitted to swing into the clear floor space.2 The height requirements for the water closet in ICC A117. At least one of each type of fixture. In Group R-2 occupancies containing more than 20 dwelling units or sleeping units. the floor provided with elevator service shall be the primary entry to the unit. 1.
counters or work surfaces shall be distributed throughout the space or facility containing such elements. 1109. It shall be located adjacent to or integral with the toilet paper dispenser. Where sinks are provided. Exceptions: 1. The shelf shall be located a minimum of 15 inches (381 mm) above the finish floor with a minimum clearance of 6 inches (152 mm) below the grab bar. 2.A paraphernalia shelf shall be provided at all accessible toilets. Manufacturing process sinks.1.3 Sinks. . Accessible fixed or built-in seating at tables. other than hand sinks. Commercial sinks in kitchens. 1109. It shall be a minimum 8 inches (203 mm) wide and 5 inches (137 mm) deep. at least 5 percent but not less than one provided in accessible spaces shall comply with ICC A117. Exception: Mop or service sinks are not required to be accessible. In areas with fixed or built-in tables that include a service counter dedicated to food or beverage a minimum of one accessible space shall be located at the counter. Mop or service sinks. 3. it shall be located on the side of the dispenser closest to the toilet. If adjacent to the toilet paper dispenser.1 Dispersion.11.
Exception: Group R-3 Residential Occupancies .3. walkway or similar surface. roof. IBC CHAPTER 14 to be revised as follows: Chapter 14 EXTERIOR WALLS 1405. or other approved disposal system complying with the Uniform Plumbing Code.9. The bottom of every court shall be properly graded and drained to a public storm drain sewer . The use of exterior adhered veneer shall be limited as follows: 1.2 Area and use limitations. walkway or similar surface. The installation of portable space heaters or coolers shall not be used to achieve compliance with this section. Exception: Interior spaces where the primary purpose is not associated with human comfort. Habitable spaces Interior spaces intended for human occupancy shall be provided with active or passive space-heating and space-cooling systems capable of maintaining a minimum indoor temperatures between 70 of 68°F (21°C) and 90°F (32°C) at a point 3 feet (914 mm) above the floor on the design heating day.retention area.1 Equipment and systems. The area and length of interior adhered veneer areas shall be unlimited except as required to control expansion and contraction. Special inspection in accordance with Section 1704 shall be provided for installation of all exterior adhered veneer located more than eight feet (2438 mm) above any adjacent grade. roof.GENERAL CODE AMENDMENTS IBC CHAPTER 12 to be revised as follows: CHAPTER 12 INTERIOR ENVIRONMENT SECTION 1204 TEMPERATURE CONTROL 1204.3 Court Drainage.CITY OF PHOENIX PROPOSED 2006 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE (IBC). SECTION 1206 COURTS 1206. Exterior adhered veneer shall not be applied to overhead horizontal or overhead sloping surfaces. 3. Exterior adhered veneer shall not be located more than 30 feet (9144 mm) above any adjacent grade. 2.
The type of opening protection required. Wind loads on every building or structure shall be determined in accordance with Chapter 6 of ASCE 7.1 28.1 (Attachment) 1609.000 lbs (89 kN) on the front axle and 30.STRUCTURAL CODE AMENDMENTS IBC Chapter 16 to be revised as follows: Chapter 16 STRUCTURAL DESIGN SECTION 1607 LIVE LOADS 1607. unless other loads are specifically justified and approved by the building official. Wind shall be assumed to come from any horizontal direction and wind pressures shall be assumed to act normal to the surface considered.1. the provisions of SBCCISSTD 10 shall be permitted for applicable Group R-2 and R-3 buildings. the basic wind speed and the exposure category for a site is permitted to be determined in accordance with Section 1609 or ASCE 7.1. Plazas subject to emergency vehicle traffic shall be designed for the worst case of either 250 psf (12kN/m2) or a fire truck with a wheel base of 230 inches (5842 mm) with the following weight distribution: 20.6 Truck and bus garages. Residential One. Subject to the limitations of Section 1609.40 kN/m2).1. but shall not be less than 50 psf (2.000 lbs (134 kN) on each of the two tandem rear axles.1 Determination of wind loads. Minimum live loads for garages having trucks or buses shall be as specified in Table 1607.and two-family dwellings Uninhabitable attics without storage Uninhabitable attics with limited storage Habitable attics and sleeping areas All other areas except balconies and decks Hotels and multiple-family dwellings Private rooms and corridors serving them Public rooms and corridors serving them SECTION 1609 WIND LOADS Add Figure 1609.1. Basement and retaining walls adjacent to these areas shall also be designed for these loads as a surcharge.6. 10 20 30 40 40 40 100 . Actual loads shall be used where they are greater than the loads specified in the table. Exceptions: 1.CITY OF PHOENIX PROPOSED 2006 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE (IBC). Table 1607.
1. Refer to Figure 1609. SECTION 1610 SOIL LATERAL LOAD 1610. Figure 6-20 of ASCE 7-02 may be used. a presumptive active lateral pressure of 30 psf (1436 Pa) per foot of depth may be used. This applies only to walls not over 10 feet (3048 mm) in height measured from the bottom of the footing to the top of the wall. For Design Wind Loads on Solid Freestanding Walls and Solid Signs per ASCE 7-05. Exposure C shall be used outside this region unless the registered design professional can provide evidence of a lesser exposure. have the meanings shown herein.2. For typical unsaturated soils in the City of Phoenix. the category resulting in the largest wind forces shall apply. Section 6. The RDP may use Exposure C in this area if this is more appropriate based on their judgment.4 Exposure category.1.1. The flood having a 1-percent chance of being equaled or exceeded in any given year as defined by the Phoenix City Code.) or less in height. (13. 4. This Figure identifies areas within the City of Phoenix in which Exposure B may be used for structures three stories or 45 ft. FLOOD INSURANCE STUDY (FIS). a presumptive active lateral pressure of 35 psf per foot of depth may be used for unrestrained retaining walls or 60 psf per foot for restrained retaining walls without a geotechnical investigation report. an exposure category that adequately reflects the characteristics of ground surface irregularities shall be determined for the site at which the building or structure is to be constructed. 5. Account shall be taken of variations in ground surface roughness that arise from natural topography and vegetation as well as from constructed features. The official report provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) containing the Flood Insurance Rate Map . The backfill is assumed level with the top of the wall and surcharge shall be applied as necessary. 1609. Subject to the limitations of Section 1609.5.1. Exception: For swimming pools that are not backfilled. for the purposes of this section. residential structures using the provisions of the AF&PA WFCM. For each wind direction considered. 3.1 Presumptive active pressure. The following words and terms shall.1 for wind exposure zones in the City of Phoenix.14. Designs using NAAMM FP 1001. For a site located in the transition zone between categories.7 m.2 Definitions. SECTION 1612 FLOOD LOADS 1612. Designs using TIA/EIA-222 for antenna-supporting structures and antennas. BASE FLOOD.
AH. The special inspector shall be a qualified person who shall demonstrate competence. the governing body shall adopt a flood hazard map and supporting data.5(14). AE.1 General. These inspections are in addition to the inspections specified in Section 109. the owner or the registered design professional in responsible charge acting as the owner’s agent shall employ one or more special inspectors to provide inspections during construction on the types of work listed under Section 1704. The land within a floodplain which is area subject to inundation by the base flood flood hazards and shown on a Flood Insurance Rate Map or other flood hazard map as Zone A.3 Establishment of flood hazard areas. Ss can be taken as equal to 0. SPECIAL FLOOD HAZARD AREA. VE or V1-30.08 in the City of Phoenix. The adopted flood hazard map and supporting data are hereby adopted by reference and declared to be part of this section. the water surface elevation of the base flood and supporting technical data. Exceptions: 1. at a minimum.2 and 1-second spectral response accelerations shown on Figures 1613. 1612. V. Revised July 19.26 and S1 as equal to 0.5. AR.(FIRM).15.1 Mapped acceleration parameters. the Flood Boundary and Floodway Map (FBFM). IBC Chapter 17 to be revised as follows: Chapter 17 STRUCTURAL TESTS AND SPECIAL INSPECTIONS SECTION 1704 SPECIAL INSPECTIONS 1704. To establish flood hazard areas. the flood profiles. 2. The parameters Ss and S1 shall be determined from the 0. A99.5(1) through 1613. for inspection of the particular type of construction or operation requiring special inspection. The flood hazard map shall include. areas of special flood hazard as identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in an engineering report entitled “The Flood Insurance Study. Arizona and Incorporated Areas. AO. for [INSERT NAME OF JURISDICTION]. Where S1 is less than or equal to 0. Where application is made for construction as described in this section. 2001.” dated [INSERT DATE OF ISSUANCE]. A1-30. VO. Special inspections are not required for building components unless the design involves the practice of professional engineering or architecture as defined by . SECTION 1613 EARTHQUAKE LOADS 1613. Maricopa County. to the satisfaction of the building official. the structure is permitted to be assigned to Seismic Design Category A. as amended or revised with the accompanying Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and Flood Boundary and Floodway Map (FBFM) and related supporting data along with any revisions thereto. Alternatively.04 and Ss is less than or equal to 0. Special inspections are not required for work of a minor nature or as warranted by conditions in the jurisdiction as approved by the building official.
If a combination retaining/fence wall consists of more than one wall thickness. 1704. Exception: Special inspections shall not be required for: 1. Empirically designed masonry. walkway or similar surface. 4. 1805. roof. Fences and retaining walls designed in accordance with Section 2107.5. The soil retaining height for a retaining wall shall not exceed 4’-0” measured from the top of the footing for an 8-inch-thick wall or 6’-0” for a 12-inch-thick wall. The height-to-thickness ratio shall not exceed 10 for a cantilevered masonry fence or a combination masonry fence and retaining wall as measured from the top of footing to the top of wall.3.5(2).5(4).5(3) or 1805. 1805. the smallest thickness shall be used in determining the height-tothickness ratio.5. those listed in Section 312. 3. respectively.5 Masonry construction. 4.5. 1704. glass unit masonry or masonry veneer designed by Section 2109.5(1). Masonry foundation walls constructed in accordance with Table 1805. special inspections are not required for occupancies in Group R-3 as applicable in Section 101.1 through 1704. depending on the classification of the building or structure or nature of occupancy. respectively. Unless otherwise required by the building official. Exception: Group R-3 Residential Occupancies. but not limited to. Masonry fireplaces. with allowable masonry stresses reduced by one half.2 and occupancies in Group U that are accessory to a residential occupancy including. respectively. 2110 or Chapter 14. Masonry construction shall be inspected and evaluated in accordance with the requirements of Sections 1704. 2112 or 2113. 7 or 6 of ACI 530/ASCE 5/TMS 402.1. 3.1. masonry heaters or masonry chimneys installed or constructed in accordance with Section 2111. This exception is subject to the following limitations: 4. as defined by this code.applicable state statutes and regulations governing the professional registration and certification of engineers or architects. Special inspections shall be required for the installation of all exterior adhered veneer located more than eight feet (2438 mm) above any adjacent grade. 2. when they are part of structures classified as Occupancy Category I. or by Chapter 5. II or III in accordance with Section 1604.2. . and the maximum value of f’m limited to 1500 psi for concrete or clay masonry.15 Adhered veneer.
Where required by the provisions of Section 1709. Structural observations shall be provided for those structures where one or more of the following conditions exist: 1. 2. When such observation is specifically required by the building official. 4. slab type. to the best of the structural observer’s knowledge. soil parameters.1 General.3 or 1709.2. 1804. when such units are utilized structurally in the lateral-force-resisting system of a structure. but is not limited to.3.SECTION 1709 STRUCTURAL OBSERVATIONS 1709. The height of the structure is greater than 75 feet (22 860 mm).1 Design.4 the owner shall employ a registered design professional to perform structural observations as defined in Section 1702. At the conclusion of the work included in the permit. the structural observer shall submit to the building official a written statement that the site visits have been made and identify any reported deficiencies that. For elevated post-tensioned concrete structures. Prefabricated deferred units and their connections.2 shall be used with the allowable stress design load combinations specified in Section 1605. 1709. coefficient of subgrade friction. 1709. bearing value and depth. or greater than three stories above the base.8 Post-tensioned slabs on ground.2 or. soil subgrade modulous.2 and 3 soils shall be determined as classified by a soil investigation or in accordance with ASTM D 2487. 3. have not been resolved. em and ym for expansive soils. . IBC CHAPTER 18 to be revised as follows: Chapter 18 SOILS AND FOUNDATIONS SECTION 1802 FOUNDATION AND SOILS INVESTIGATIONS 1802. The investigation report shall include all soil parameters as outlined in the applicable design manuals published by the PostTensioning Institute.1 Exception: Allowable foundation and lateral pressure values for class 1.4 Structural observation for special conditions. SECTION 1804 ALLOWABLE LOAD-BEARING VALUES OF SOILS 1804. The presumptive load-bearing values provided in Table 1804. Information required on the drawings includes. and all special inspection requirements. A soil investigation is required for the design of all post-tensioned slabs on ground.
nonprestressed slabs-on-ground. January 1997. With the approval of the building official. shears and deflections determined above. Plain concrete foundations shall be designed under the provisions of ACI 318-05 section 22. p 95-103. mat or raft foundations on expansive soils shall be designed in accordance with WRI/CRSI Design of Slab-on-Ground Foundations and post-tensioned slab-on-ground. or steel studs. mat or raft foundations on expansive soils shall be designed in accordance with PTI Standard Requirements for Design of ShallowPostTensioned Concrete Foundations on Expansive Soils. alternative methods may be considered such as the PCA (PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION) chart method for slabs on ground or the finite element analysis method by Shentu in accordance with the Journal of Structural Engineering. 1805. . Using the moments. shears and deflections for use in designing slab-on-ground. mat or raft foundations on expansive soils shall be determined in accordance with WRI/CRSI Design of Slab-onGround Foundations or PTI Standard Requirements for Analysis of Shallow Concrete Foundations on Expansive Soils.4. No. Use of this section is limited to buildings three stories or less in height in which gravity loads are transmitted to the foundation primarily by means of bearing walls constructed of masonry. the deformed shape of the soil support. Vol 123. the plate or stiffened plate action of the slab as well as both center lift and edge lift conditions. ASCE. 1.SECTION 1805 FOOTINGS AND FOUNDATIONS 1805. It shall be permitted to analyze and design such slabs by other methods that account for soil-structure interaction. wood. and similar uses.2 Slab-on-ground foundations.10 Design for concrete slab foundations for non-occupied minor structural elements such as pallet racks. equipment.8. Such alternative methods shall be rational and the basis for all aspects and parameters of the method shall be available for peer review. Moments.
Exception: Where a site is located in well-drained gravel or sand/gravel mixture soils.3. a statement if slab on grade is designed as a structural diaphragm (see Section 21. The specified strength or grade of reinforcement. Anchorage length of reinforcement and location and length of lap splices. IBC CHAPTER 19 to be revised as follows: Chapter 19 CONCRETE SECTION 1901 GENERAL 1901. 4. For structures assigned to Seismic Design Category D. Stressing sequence for posttensioning tendons. . 6. 11. 10. reinforcement. Except for the provisions of Sections 1904 and 1911. E or F. 3. The floor base and foundation perimeter drain shall discharge by gravity or mechanical means into an approved drainage system that complies with the International Plumbing Code Uniform Plumbing Code. concrete element is designed. a dedicated drainage system is not required. 9. Concrete cover to reinforcing including cover required for fire protection. The size and location of structural elements. Appendix A from the 1999 ACI 318 may be used as an alternate design method for minor concrete elements and structures. 7. Details and location of contraction or isolation joints specified for plain concrete. 8.10. 12.3 Drainage discharge. Type and location of mechanical and welded splices of reinforcement. Structural concrete shall be de signed and constructed in accordance with the requirements of this chapter and ACI 318 as amended in Section 1908 of this code.SECTION 1807 DAMPPROOFING AND WATERPROOFING 1807. Minimum concrete compressive strength at time of posttensioning. the design and construction of slabs on grade shall not be governed by this chapter unless they transmit vertical loads or lateral forces from other parts of the structure to the soil.4. 5.2 Plain and reinforced concrete.4 of ACI 318). and anchors. The construction documents for structural concrete construction shall include: 1. The specified compressive strength of concrete at the stated ages or stages of construction for which each 2. shrinkage and temperature.4 Construction documents. Provision for dimensional changes resulting from creep. 1901. The magnitude and location of prestressing forces.
Continuity of reinforcement shall be provided at corners and intersections. Exceptions: 1.10.1 – Structures assigned to Seismic Design Category C. Section 22. one No. 22. a minimum of one bar shall be provided at the top of the stemwall and at the bottom of the footing. the projection of the footing beyond the face of the supported member is permitted to exceed the footing thickness. and structures of any Seismic Design Category shall not have new elements of structural plain concrete. D. E or F. 4 and shall have a total area of not less than 0. 5 bar is permitted to be located at either the top of the slab or bottom of the footing. In dwellings assigned to Seismic Design Category D or E. such greater thickness shall be used. Where a slab on ground is cast monolithically with the footing.002 times the gross cross-sectional area of the footing. 1908. . a minimum of one bar shall be provided at the top and bottom of the footing. and the wall shall retain no more than 4 feet (1219 mm) of unbalanced fill. E or F shall not have elements of structural plain concrete. foundation or other walls below the base are permitted in detached one. For foundation systems consisting of a plain concrete footing and a plain concrete stemwall.7. Delete ACI 318.7 Fire protection. Exception: In detached one.SECTION 1907 DETAILS OF REINFORCEMENT 1907. In detached one. D. plain concrete footings without longitudinal reinforcement supporting walls are permitted. c) Plain concrete footings supporting walls are permitted.6. except as follows: a) Structural plain concrete basement.15 ACI 318. Walls shall have reinforcement in accordance with 22. b) Isolated footings of plain concrete supporting pedestals or columns are permitted. See Chapter 7 for guidance.6.5.1. and replace with the following: 22. 2.and two-family dwellings three stories or less in height constructed with stud-bearing walls.and two-family dwellings three stories or less in height and constructed with stud-bearing walls. 3.and two-family dwellings three stories or less in height.10. Bars shall not be smaller than No.7. provided the projection of the footing beyond the face of the supported member does not exceed the footing thickness.10 – Plain concrete in structures assigned to Seismic Design Category C.10. For footings that exceed 8 inches (203 mm) in thickness. the thickness shall not be less than 71/2 inches (190 mm). Section 22. When this code requires a thickness of cover for fire protection greater than the minimum concrete cover specified in Section 1907. the height of the wall shall not exceed 8 feet (2438 mm). provided the footings have at least two continuous longitudinal reinforcing bars.
(3) at the bottom of walls or in the top of foundations when doweled in walls. 4 (M #13) lateral ties provided in the top 5 in. Conspicuous locations include but are not limited to. Vertical wall reinforcement of at least 0.3. unless isolated on three edges from in-plane motion of the basic structural systems. shall be considered to be part of the seismic-force-resisting system.4.14.14. 1. entrance porches. Where anchor bolts are used to connect horizontal elements to the tops of columns. regardless of Seismic Design Category.2 Post-Tensioned Slabs on Ground.14. IBC CHAPTER 21 to be revised as follows: Chapter 21 MASONRY SECTION 2106 SEISMIC DESIGN 2106.6 or 1.2. marked or otherwise identified in a conspicuous location indicating the slab is a post-tensioned slab.14. anchor bolts shall be placed within lateral ties.14.14. (127 mm) of the column. 2. .5. and (4) at maximum spacing of 10 feet (3048 mm) unless uniformly distributed joint reinforcement is provided.7 of ACI 530/ASCE 5/TMS 402 depending on the structure’s seismic design category as determined in Section 1613. slabs at garage doors or patio slabs. Horizontal wall reinforcement not less than 0.1 Seismic design requirements for masonry. at the ends of walls and at maximum spacing of 4 feet (1219 mm) apart horizontally throughout the wall. All post-tensioned slabs on ground shall be stamped. All masonry walls. (2) continuously at structurally connected roof and floor levels and at the top of walls.1 of ACI 530/ASCE 5/TMS 402. the following requirements shall be met. Masonry structures and components shall comply with the requirements in Section 1. 1. There shall be a minimum of two No. at each side of each opening. Lateral ties shall enclose both the vertical bars in the column and the anchor bolts.2 and Section 1.SECTION 1911 MINIMUM SLAB PROVISIONS 1911. In addition.20 square inch (130 mm2) in crosssectional area shall be provided (1) at the bottom and top of wall openings and shall extend not less than 24 inches (610 mm) or less than 40 bar diameters past the opening.20 square inch (130 mm2) in crosssectional area shall be provided continuously from support to support at each corner. shall meet the following minimum reinforcement requirements: 1.3. All new masonry elements. 1. 4. Connections to columns shall comply with Section 1. 3.5.14.
to the best of the inspector’s knowledge. Mechanical appliances. the owner. In addition to the inspections required by Section 109 of the Phoenix Building Construction Code . installed and maintained in accordance with the International Mechanical Code and the International Fuel Gas Code.IBC CHAPTER 28 to be revised as follows: Chapter 28 MECHANICAL SYSTEMS SECTION 2801 GENERAL 2801. for inspection of the particular type of construction or operation requiring special inspection. engineer or architect of record acting as the owner’s agent shall employ one or more special inspectors who shall provide inspections during construction on the types of work listed under Section 2802. fireplaces and barbecues shall comply with the International Mechanical Code and Chapter 21 of this code. The special inspector shall be a qualified person who shall demonstrate competence. Exception: Special inspections are not required for work of a minor nature or as warranted by conditions in the jurisdiction as approved by the building official. if uncorrected.2 Special inspector.Administrative Provisions.1 Scope.1 General. firms or testing agencies and shall not be the installing contractor or any other person responsible for performing the work. 2802. third-party individuals.5. . 2802.3 Duties and responsibilities of the special inspector. The special inspector shall observe the work assigned for conformance with the approved design drawings and specifications. to the proper design authority and to the building official. equipment and systems shall be constructed. Special inspectors shall be independent. to the satisfaction of the building official. then. SECTION 2802 SPECIAL INSPECTIONS 2802. Masonry chimneys. The special inspector shall submit a final signed report stating whether the work requiring special inspection was. The special inspector shall furnish inspection reports to the building official. All discrepancies shall be brought to the immediate attention of the contractor for correction. the engineer or architect of record or other designated persons. in conformance with the approved plans and specifications and the applicable workman ship provisions of this Code.
or another engineer designated by the engineer responsible for the Mechanical design. the special inspections or observations performed. 2803. placement and interconnection of equipment. the engineer or architect of record shall file with the building official a written monthly progress report indicating the dates of each site visit. Installation of grease duct enclosure alternative systems allowed under the exceptions to the International Mechanical Code section 506. any deviations noted from approved plans and specifications and any resulting instructions or change orders issued to the contractor. 3. A copy of each report shall be kept on the job site for review by an inspector at all times until the inspector has issued final approval.2802. Mechanical observation shall be performed at significant stages of the construction and when the installation is complete and ready to be inspected. in the opinion of the building official.10. involves unusual hazards or conditions. Any and all deviations from the approved plans or specifications shall be immediately reported to the contractor for correction and then. SECTION 2803 MECHANICAL OBSERVATION 2803.4 Standard of quality. Mechanical observation shall be provided when such observation is specifically required by the building official. The engineer responsible for Mechanical observation shall personally visit the site prior to completion of the Certificate of Compliance and periodically during the course of construction requiring Mechanical observation as set forth in the inspection and observation program for each project. Duct smoke detectors for air distribution systems as required by International Mechanical Code section 606.1 General. Fire and smoke damper operation for dampers required by International Mechanical Code section 607. Testing and inspection procedures for Mechanical special inspection shall be in accordance with regulations established by the building official. 4. to perform visual observation of complex Mechanical equipment and systems for general conformance to the approved plans and specifications. In addition to the inspections required by Section 109 of the Phoenix Building Construction Code . Except as provided in Section 2802. 2802. Special cases—Work which. . the types of equipment or installations noted below shall be tested or inspected by a special inspector.5 Types of work. but not limited to.3. 2. The owner shall employ the engineer responsible for the Mechanical design.Administrative Provisions and the special inspections required by Section 2802. 1. shall be reported to the engineer or architect of record and to the building official. The engineer responsible for performing Mechanical observation shall complete a signed written report after each site visit. including. In addition to individual reports. if uncorrected.2 Procedures.1.
addition to.1 GENERAL [P] 2901. Footnote changes a) The fixtures shown are based on one fixture being the minimum required for the number of persons indicated or any fraction of the number of persons indicated.2 and 2902. The Certificate of Compliance for Mechanical observation shall read as follows: “I certify to the best of my knowledge the Mechanical requirements of the Phoenix Building Construction Code and approved plans and specifications have been complied with insofar as the portion of the work requiring Mechanical observation is concerned.2803. installation.3 Certificate of Compliance. a Certificate of Compliance shall be issued to the building official under the seal and signature of the engineer responsible for such observation. A guarantee that the contractor has constructed the building in full accord with the plans and specifications is neither intended nor implied” IBC CHAPTER 29 to be revised as follows: Chapter 29 PLUMBING SYSTEMS (Table and footnote revisions as follows) SECTION 2901. installed and maintained in accordance with the International Uniform Plumbing Code.3) The amended table is attached. [P] Table 2902. b) Toilet facilities for employees shall be separate from facilities for inmates or patients. . repairs. relocation. use or maintenance of plumbing equipment and systems. Upon completion of the portions of the work requiring Mechanical observation. Private sewage disposal systems shall conform to the International Private Sewage Disposal Code.1 Scope. A Certificate of Occupancy will not be issued until the building official receives all required special inspection reports and the Certificates of Compliance. replacement. The provisions of this chapter and the International Phoenix Plumbing Code shall govern the erection. The number of occupants shall be determined by this code. except for those deviations that have been previously reported. alteration.1 MINIMUM NUMBER OF REQUIRED PLUMBING FIXTURESa (See Sections 2902. c) A single-occupant toilet room with one water closet and one lavatory serving not more than two adjacent patient rooms shall be permitted where such room is provided with direct access from each patient room and with provisions for privacy. Plumbing systems and equipment shall be constructed.
1 GENERAL [P] 2901. provided the number of water closets is not reduced to less than two-thirds of the minimum required by Table 2902. j) When urinals are installed they may be substituted for water closets. water stations may be substituted for drinking fountains. either above or below the level that has no fountain g) Where food is consumed indoors. h) Drinking fountains shall not be installed in toilet rooms. SECTION 2901. m) The total number of water closes for females shall be at least equal to the total number of water closets and urinals required for males. f) Each floor level of a multistory building shall have a drinking fountain available within one floor level. e) A drinking fountain shall not be required in occupancies of 30 50 or less. The provisions of this chapter and the International Phoenix .1. The number of occupants for a drive-in restaurant shall be considered as equal to the number of parking stalls. i) A restaurant is defined as a business that sells food to be consumed on the premises. Separate hand-washing facilities shall be available in the kitchen for employees. including both employees and customer visitors. (Amended Section 2902. [P] Section 2902. l) Twenty four inches (24) lineal inches rectangular wash sink.2 Separate Facilities.d) The occupant load for seasonal outdoor seating and entertainment areas shall be included when determining the minimum number of facilities required. Separate facilities shall not be required in structures or tenant spaces with a total occupant load. or eighteen (18) inches of a circular basin. when provided with water outlets for such space. shall be considered equivalent to one lavatory. b.1 Scope.2 Exception #2) Exceptions: 2. of 15 or less. a. n) Building categories not shown on this Table shall be considered separately by the Building Official. k) Schools shall be provided with toilet facilities and drinking fountains on each floor that has classrooms.
for inspection of the particular type of construction or operation requiring special inspection.4 Standard of quality. 2903. 2903. Testing and inspection procedures for Plumbing special inspection shall be in accordance with regulations established by the building official. Except as provided in Section 2903.Administrative Provisions. All discrepancies shall be brought to the immediate attention of the contractor for correction.2 Special inspector. to the satisfaction of the building official.1. SECTION 2903 SPECIAL INSPECTIONS 2903. Exception: Special inspections are not required for work of a minor nature or as warranted by conditions in the jurisdiction as approved by the building official. third-party individuals.Plumbing Code shall govern the erection. engineer or architect of record acting as the owner’s agent shall employ one or more special inspectors who shall provide inspections during construction on the types of work listed under Section 2903. the owner. Special inspectors shall be independent. to the proper design authority and to the building official.3 Duties and responsibilities of the special inspector. In addition to the inspections required by Section 109 of the Phoenix Building Construction Code . to the best of the inspector’s knowledge. installed and maintained in accordance with the International Uniform Plumbing Code. Private sewage disposal systems shall conform to the International Private Sewage Disposal Code.5 Types of work. use or maintenance of plumbing equipment and systems. The special inspector shall submit a final signed report stating whether the work requiring special inspection was. addition to. alteration. Plumbing systems and equipment shall be constructed. repairs. 2903. then. in conformance with the approved plans and specifications and the applicable workman ship provisions of this Code. if uncorrected. the engineer or architect of record or other designated persons. . The special inspector shall furnish inspection reports to the building official. relocation. the types of equipment or installations noted below shall be tested or inspected by a special inspector.5. replacement. installation. The special inspector shall be a qualified person who shall demonstrate competence. 2903.1 General. The special inspector shall observe the work assigned for conformance with the approved design drawings and specifications. firms or testing agencies and shall not be the installing contractor or any other person responsible for performing the work.
. The engineer responsible for performing Plumbing observation shall complete a signed written report after each site visit. Plumbing observation shall be provided when one of the following conditions exist: 1.Administrative Provisions and the special inspections required by Section 2903. Special cases—Work which. In addition to the inspections required by Section 109 of the Phoenix Building Construction Code . Plumbing observation shall be performed at significant stages of the construction and when the installation is complete and ready to be inspected.2 Procedures. Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems as required by Uniform Plumbing Code section 320. a Certificate of Compliance shall be issued to the building official under the seal and signature of the engineer responsible for such observation.0. in the opinion of the building official. the special inspections or observations performed.1. When such observation is specifically required by the building official. placement and interconnection of equipment. involves unusual hazards or conditions. any deviations noted from approved plans and specifications and any resulting instructions or change orders issued to the contractor. A Certificate of Occupancy will not be issued until the building official receives all required special inspection reports and the Certificates of Compliance. In addition to individual reports. shall be reported to the engineer or architect of record and to the building official.3 Certificate of Compliance. if uncorrected. 2904. or another engineer designated by the engineer responsible for the Plumbing design. The owner shall employ the engineer responsible for the Plumbing design. Upon completion of the portions of the work requiring Plumbing observation. 2. but not limited to. Any and all deviations from the approved plans or specifications shall be immediately reported to the contractor for correction and then. including. The engineer responsible for Plumbing observation shall personally visit the site prior to completion of the Certificate of Compliance and periodically during the course of construction requiring Plumbing observation as set forth in the inspection and observation program for each project. to perform visual observation of complex Plumbing equipment and systems for general conformance to the approved plans and specifications. 2904.1 General. A copy of each report shall be kept on the job site for review by an inspector at all times until the inspector has issued final approval. SECTION 2904 PLUMBING OBSERVATION 2904. the engineer or architect of record shall file with the building official a written monthly progress report indicating the dates of each site visit.
except for those deviations that have been previously reported. A guarantee that the contractor has constructed the building in full accord with the plans and specifications is neither intended nor implied” .The Certificate of Compliance for Plumbing observation shall read as follows: “I certify to the best of my knowledge the Plumbing requirements of the Phoenix Building Construction Code and approved plans and specifications have been complied with insofar as the portion of the work requiring Plumbing observation is concerned.
1 Section 2. Priority service shall be activated via keyed switch located at each elevator lobby. 2.27. Where standby power is connected to elevators.CITY OF PHOENIX PROPOSED 2006 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE (IBC) –ELEVATOR CODE AMENDMENTS Revise IBC Chapter 30 as follows: 3002. Returning the keyed switch to “off” position. open position and shall be identified by the international symbol for emergency medical services (star of life). The key for EMS elevator(s) shall be designated by the fire code official and shall be labeled EMS. Where elevators are provided in buildings four or more stories above grade plane or four or more stories below grade plane. Firefighters’ Emergency Service as provided for in ASME A17. 3006. at least one elevator shall be provided for fire department emergency access and emergency medical access to all floors. 5. The system shall be capable of maintaining temperatures within the range established for the elevator equipment.3 shall override EMS priority service. shall cause the car to be automatically restored to normal service within 90 seconds. Activation of the keyed switch at any floor shall cause the selected Emergency Medical Service (EMS) elevator to return non-stop to floor of activation. The symbol shall not be less than 3 inches (76 mm) high and shall be placed inside on both sides of the hoistway door frame.1 Access.3 Pressurization.2 Venting Elevator machine rooms. 3003. 3006.4 Venting. The An atmospherically connected elevator machine or control room serving a pressurized elevator hoistway shall be pressurized upon activation of a heat or smoke detector located in the elevator machine or control room. 3006. . Activation of the keyed switch in the EMS car operating panel will allow emergency medical personnel to retain control of the elevator until the key is removed. 4.1. 3. An approved means of access shall be provided to elevator machine and control rooms and overhead machinery spaces. The elevator car shall be of such a size and arrangement to accommodate a 24-inch by 84-inch (610 mm by 1930 mm) ambulance stretcher in the horizontal. control rooms and machine spaces that contain solid-state equipment for elevator operation shall be provided with an independent ventilation or air-conditioning system to protect against the overheating of the electrical equipment. The emergency medical elevator(s) shall respond to priority service as follows: 1. the machine spaces and control room ventilation or air conditioning shall be connected to the standby power source.4 Elevator car to accommodate ambulance stretcher.
AND CANOPIES. shade structures or canopies shall comply with the requirements of this section and other applicable sections of this Code. 3105. AND SHADE STRUCTURES 3105. Tents and other membrane structures erected for a period of less than 180 days shall comply with the International Fire Code. canopy or roof structure which provides solar protection for the outdoor storage. INDUSTRIAL SHADE CANOPY. All provisions of this Code shall apply to nonresidential shade structures except as specifically modified by this section. An industrial shade canopy is an awning. REPLACE ENTIRE SECTION WITH THE FOLLOWING: SECTION 3105 AWNINGS. A freestanding structure which provides solar protection for otherwise outdoor property uses. provided all of the special design and construction requirements of these sections are met. industrial or storage uses or equipment. The provisions of this section shall apply to structures erected for a period of less than 180 days. SECTION 3103 TEMPORARY STRUCTURES 3103. Exception: Provisions of the International Fire Code shall apply to tents and membrane structures erected for a period of less than 180 days. Industrial shade canopies shall be classified as to Occupancy Group in accordance with Chapter 3 of this Code. A roof structure with not less than 50 percent of its perimeter wall area unenclosed.1 General.1 General.2 Definitions. SHADE STRUCTURE.IBC CHAPTER 31 to be revised as follows: CITY OF PHOENIX PROPOSED 2006 INTERNATIONA BUILDING CODE (IBC) –GENERAL CODE AMENDMENTS Chapter 31 SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION 3102. have the meanings shown herein. MERCANTILE SHADE CANOPY. The following terms shall. Awnings.2 Definitions. The intent of this section is to provide less restrictive construction standards than this Code would otherwise require. display or sale of merchandise as part of a Group M occupancy and includes the following: 1. Those erected for a longer period of time shall comply with applicable sections of this code. for the purposes of this section and as used elsewhere in this Code. canopy or roof structure which provides solar protection for outdoor Group F or Group S factor. or . A mercantile shade canopy is an awning.
A slatted. or 3. that is flame resistant in accordance with NFPA 701 or has a flame spread index not greater than 25 when tested in accordance with ASTM E84.5.5. Industrial shade canopies shall be limited to one story in height and shall be entirely of type I or type II non-combustible construction. 3105. Shade canopies . A retractable awning is a cover with a frame that retracts against a building or other structure to which it is entirely supported. Industrial shade canopies shall comply with the provisions of Chapter 3 for their designated occupancy except as specifically modified below. An open structural framework covered with shade cloth fabric as specified in Section 3105.5. Non-residential patio covers shall not apply to canopies or roof structures over vehicle drive-through lanes or portecocheres used by motor vehicles. NON-RESIDENTIAL PATIO COVER. An open structural framework covered with shade cloth fabric as specified in Section 3105. Awnings. or 2. PARKING LOT SHADE STRUCTURE.3 Design and construction. canopy or roof structure which provides solar protection for outdoor seating. dining. shade structures and canopies shall be designed and constructed to withstand wind or other lateral loads and live loads as required by Chapter 16 with due allowance for shape. or 3. 3105. folding or collapsible.2. RETRACTABLE AWNING. retractable. A slatted. or 1-hour construction with combustible or noncombustible covers and shall be either fixed. fireretardant-treated wood. walkway or pedestrian entry areas accessory to a building of any occupancy and includes the following: 1. 3105.5 Industrial shade canopies. open construction and similar features that relieve the pressures or loads. wood of Type IV size.4 Canopy and shade structure materials. Industrial shade canopies shall meet the design requirements of Chapter 16. Structural members shall be protected to prevent deterioration.5. A roof structure with not less than 50 percent of its perimeter wall area unenclosed. lattice or louvered roof structure with not less than 25 percent of the roof area open to the sky.1 Construction and Height. 3105. Awnings shall have frames of noncombustible material.2 Location on Property and Exterior Walls. Industrial shade canopies shall comply with Section 602 for the fire-resistive protection of exterior walls and the protection of openings as determined by the location on property. lattice or louvered roof structure with not less than 25 percent of the roof area open to the sky. Canopies and shade structures shall be constructed of a rigid frame work with an approved covering.2. 3105.2. A non-residential patio cover is an awning. A parking lot shade structure is a freestanding roof supported on columns and entirely open on all sides with no enclosures beneath the roof. A parking lot shade structure is a modified Group S-2 open parking garage.
Industrial shade canopies shall be protected by an automatic sprinkler system as specified in Chapter 9. 3105.5. 3105. alleys. streets. 3105. .4 Sprinkler Systems.5.3m²) in area. Industrial shade canopies which do not exceed 100 square feet (9. portable tanks or cylinders and related equipment. Outdoor hazardous material storage areas including compressed gas storage tanks.1 Fire code requirements. No hazardous material shall be stored or used under an industrial shade canopy except in compliance with the fire code.5. Not less than 50 percent of the shade canopy perimeter wall area shall be unenclosed.3 Extent of enclosure. weather-protection shade canopies attached to buildings shall also comply with Section 602 for the fire-resistive protection of exterior walls and the protection of openings as determined by the location on property for the building.5.5.attached to unlimited area buildings shall not encroach within the required 60 foot (18288 mm) open yard area. The location of outdoor hazardous material storage areas and weather-protection shade canopies shall comply with the Phoenix Fire Code for distance to buildings. Openings shall be arranged to permit natural ventilation and air flow through the space. 4.5. 3105. Weather-protection shade canopies shall not encroach into or obstruct any yard area. Exceptions: Industrial shade canopies attached to buildings not otherwise required to be 1. Industrial shade canopies which do not exceed 2500 square feet (232m²) in area and which are separated from the building by not less than a two-hour area separation wall. public ways and exits to a public way based upon the type and quantity of material stored. property lines. 2.5. Industrial shade canopies may be attached to a Group F or a Group S occupancy building of any construction type when the total combined area of the building and the shade canopy does not exceed the area limits specified in Sections 503 and 506 for the type of construction for the building. may be covered by a noncombustible industrial shade canopy when all of the following additional conditions are met.2 Building code requirements. Industrial shade canopies which do not exceed 1000 square feet (93m²) in area and which are separated from the building by not less than a one-hour fire-resistive occupancy separation.3 Allowable Area. 3105.5. In addition to fire code requirements.5. the most restrictive requirement of the building code or the fire code shall apply: 3105.5 Special Hazards. required by the Phoenix Fire Code to be weather protected. Weather-protection shade canopy supports and walls shall not obstruct more than 25 percent of the perimeter wall area of the canopy or storage area. In all cases. fire access or exit path required by this code. 3. protected by an automatic sprinkler system.
3.4 Sprinkler Systems.1. Mercantile shade canopies shall be protected by an automatic sprinkler system as specified in Chapter 9. 3105.3 Allowable Area. Mercantile shade canopies including the supporting framework for membrane fabric shall meet the design requirements of Chapter 16.6. Weather-protection shade canopies shall be protected by an automatic sprinkler system when required by Section 3105. 3105. Where a weather-protection shade canopy is located 20 feet (6096) or more from a building or a property line. Where allowed by the Phoenix Fire Code.2 Location on Property and Exterior Walls. 2. Exception: Exterior wall opening protection and opening limitations shall not apply when the shade canopy is not less than 90 percent open to the sky within the setback distance from the property line where section 704 requires protection of openings. Where a weather-protection shade canopy is located 5 feet (1524 mm) or more but less than 20 feet (6096 mm) from a building or a property line. this two-hour separation wall may be a line of sight shield or protective structure less than the full height of the canopy. Exceptions: . 3105.5.6. 3105. 3105.4 Sprinkler Systems.6.5. shield or protective structure shall be as determined by the Phoenix Fire Code. the requirement for installation of a fire-resistive separation wall. Mercantile shade canopies may be attached to a Group M occupancy building of any construction type when the total combined area of the building and the shade canopy does not exceed the area limits specified in Sections 503 and 506 for the type of construction of the building.1 Construction and Height.6 Mercantile shade canopies. as determined in accordance with NFPA 701 when supported by a non-combustible structural framework. a four-hour fire-resistive concrete or masonry separation wall without openings shall be provided.5 or when required by the Phoenix Fire Code.6. Mercantile shade canopies shall comply with the provisions of Section 309 except as specifically modified below. a two-hour fireresistive concrete or masonry separation wall without openings shall be provided. 3105. Mercantile shade canopies shall be limited to one story in height and shall be entirely of type I or type II non-combustible construction. Exception: Membrane fabric shall be permitted to have a combustible covering that is flame resistant. Mercantile shade canopies attached to unlimited area buildings shall not encroach within the required 60 foot (18 288 mm) open yard area. Where a weather-protection shade canopy is located less than 5 feet (1524 mm) from a building or a property line. Mercantile shade canopies shall comply with the fire-resistive protection of exterior walls and the protection of openings as specified in Table 602 and in Section 704.5.
Exception: Exterior wall opening protection and opening limitation shall not apply when the patio cover is not less than 90 percent open to the sky within the setback distance from the property line where section 704 requires protection of openings. and the unsprinklered shade canopy is separated from any attached building by not less than a two-hour area separation wall. Non-residential patio covers shall be protected by an automatic sprinkler system as specified in Chapter 9. Non-residential patio covers attached to unlimited area buildings shall not encroach within the required 60 foot (18. or 2. Class I or Class II flame-spread rating may be used when supported by a noncombustible structural framework. Non-residential patio covers shall comply with the provisions of Chapter 3 for their designated occupancy except as specifically modified below. 3105. greenhouse.7. Where a slatted. Patio covers may be of combustible construction when attached to buildings of type III type V construction. does not exceed 12.2 Location on Property and Exterior Walls.7 Non-residential patio covers.1 Construction and Height. Non-residential patio covers shall be limited to one story in height and shall be entirely of Type I or Type II non-combustible construction.7. Non-residential patio covers shall comply with the fire-resistive protection of exterior walls and the protection of openings as specified in Table 602 and in Section 704. Exceptions: . Non-residential patio covers including the supporting framework for shade cloth fabric shall meet the design requirements of Chapter 16. Exceptions: Shade membrane fabric which does not support combustion and which has a 1.3 Allowable Area.000 square feet (1114 mm). landscaping or plant nursery products or materials. 3105. 3. or Where shade membrane fabric is used to cover garden. 288 mm) open yard area. 3105. 2.7. lattice or louvered canopy roof system is not less than 50 percent open to the sky.4 Sprinkler Systems. Non-residential patio covers may be attached to a building of any occupancy when the total combined area of the building and the patio cover does not exceed the area limits specified in Sections 503 and 506 for the occupancy and type of construction of the building.Where the total combined area of the shade canopy and any attached building 1. 3105. 3105.7.
1 Construction and Height. Where van accessible shaded parking is required by this code or by the Phoenix Zoning Ordinance.2 Location on Property.8.4 Roof-top Shade Structures. height. Where sprinkler deletion is permitted for non-combustible shaded walkway or 5. 3105.3 Allowable Area.8.8. pedestrian entry areas. Where a slatted. automatic sprinkler system. Parking lot shade structures shall be located not less than 3 feet (915 mm) from any building or property line. Patio covers which do not exceed 400 square feet (37m²) in area. all parking lot shade structures on the roof shall also be so protected. or number of tiers of the parking garage. Where the parking garage is required to be protected by an automatic sprinkler system. lattice or louvered patio roof system is not less than 50 percent open to the sky. No shade structure shall cover or encroach into any required fire lane.8. a clear separation of not less than 16 feet (4877 mm) shall be maintained between shade structures on the same property. 2.8 Parking lot shade structures.Patio covers attached to buildings not otherwise required to be protected by an 1. This installation shall not be construed as affecting the construction type. Parking lot shade structures shall be used exclusively for the solar protection of parked motor vehicles and shall not be used to shelter any other use. 4. Parking lot shade structures shall be constructed entirely of non-combustible materials. allowable area. 3. 3105. Parking lot shade structures complying with the provisions of this section may be installed to shade open parking on the roof of Group S2 parking garages. Parking lot shade structures shall meet the design requirements of Chapter 16. 3105. the clear height shall be not less than 98 inches (2490 mm). 3105. Where shade membrane fabric is used and the patio cover is separated from any attached building by not less than a one-hour fire-resistive occupancy separation. Parking lot shade structures shall not exceed 300 feet (91440 mm) in length or 40 feet (12192 mm) in width. . Parking lot shade structures which meet all the requirements of this section shall be permitted in any required yard without affecting any of the general building limitations specified in Chapter 5 of this code. 3105. except that the roof covering may have a flamespread rating of not more than 50. Parking lot shade structures shall have a clear height of not less than 7 feet (2134 mm).
IN-GROUND POOL. A swimming pool which is totally contained within a structure and surrounded on all four sides by walls of said structure. the terms used shall be defined as follows and as set forth in Chapter 2. spas and hot tubs.1 General.1 General.3 SWIMMING POOLS 3109. Any structure intended for swimming or recreational bathing that contains water over 24 inches (610mm) deep. See Swimming pool. PORTABLE. A nonpermanent structure intended for recreational bathing. Signs shall be designed. above ground and on-ground swimming pools. ABOVE-GROUND/ON-GROUND POOL. BARRIER. SWIMMING POOL. The provisions of this Section shall control the design and construction of swimming pools. See Swimming pool. SWIMMING POOL. and fixed in place wading pools. spas. SPA. Any swimming pool which is not an indoor pool.2 Definitions. This includes in-ground.7 . See Swimming pool. water-heating and water-circulating equipment are an integral part of the product. constructed and maintained in accordance with this code and the Phoenix Zoning Ordinance. in which all controls. DELETE ENTIRE SECTION 3109 AND REPLACE WITH THE FOLLOWING: SECTION 3109 SWIMMING POOL ENCLOSURES AND SAFETY DEVICES 3109. SWIMMING POOL.1 In-ground pools.3. A fence. 3109. For the purposes of these requirements. 3109. INDOOR.SECTION 3107 SIGNS 3107. OUTDOOR. SPA. hot tubs. NONPORTABLE. HOT TUB. See Swimming pool. wall. building wall or combination thereof that completely surrounds the swimming pool and obstructs access to the swimming pool. In-ground pools shall be designed and constructed in conformancewithANSI/NSPI-5 as listed in Section 3109.
5. aboveground or on-ground pool. and approved prior to plastering or filling with water. shall be completely enclosed as required in this section on or before May 4.4. spas and hot tubs.5. such as an aboveground pool. the maximum vertical clearance between the top of the pool structure and the bottom of the barrier shall be 4 inches (102 mm). reconstruct. spas and hot tubs. The swimming pool barrier detail requirements of this section apply to all new swimming pools installed on or after May 4. Where the barrier is mounted on top of the pool structure. doors.5.3. locks. The maximum vertical clearance between grade and the bottom of the barrier shall be 2 inches (51 mm) measured on the side of the barrier which faces away from the swimming pool. alterations. latches. 1990. The top of the barrier shall be at least 5 feet (1524 mm) above grade measured on the side of the barrier which faces away from the swimming pool. Portable spas and hot tubs shall be designed and constructed in conformance with ANSI/NSPI-6 as listed in Section 3109. the barrier may be at ground level.2 Portable spas and hot tubs. 3109. including all gates. or replace the barrier in compliance with the provisions of this section. 2.7. All swimming pools installed prior to May 4.2 Above-ground and on-ground pools. 1991 except as provided in Section 3109.1 Application. The provisions of this chapter shall control the design of barriers for all swimming pools. inspected . 1990. The maximum clearance at the bottom of the barrier may be increased to 4 inches (102 mm) when grade is a solid. Above-ground and on-ground pools shall be designed and constructed in conformancewithANSI/NSPI-4 as listed in Section 3109. An outdoor swimming pool.2 Outdoor swimming pool.4. All barriers shall be installed. or mounted on top of the pool structure. Openings in the barrier shall not allow passage of a 4-inch-diameter (102 mm) sphere.5 BARRIER REQUIREMENTS 3109. 3109. No person shall alter or remove any portion of a swimming pool barrier except to repair.5. and other portions of the barrier are maintained safe and in good working order at all times. Permanently installed spas and hot tubs shall be designed and constructed in conformance with ANSI/NSPI-3 as listed in Section 3109.3109.4 SPAS AND HOT TUBS 3109. 3109. such as the pool structure. non-removable surface.7. repairs or replacements made to existing swimming pool barriers. These design controls are intended to provide protection against potential drownings and near drownings by restricting access to swimming pools. It is the responsibility of the property owner and any other person in responsible charge of a swimming pool to ensure that the required swimming pool barrier.7.1 Permanently installed spas and hot tubs. . and to all additions. 3109. including an in-ground. Where the top of the pool structure is above grade.3. hot tub or spa shall be provided with a barrier that shall comply with the following: 1.
Where the barrier is composed of horizontal and vertical members and the distance between the tops of the horizontal members is less than 45 inches (1143 mm). 9. Where there are decorative cutouts within vertical members. shall be self closing and self latching. one of the following conditions shall be met: 9. and shall be equipped to accommodate a locking device. The gate and barrier shall have no opening greater than 0. The keyed pool cover switch shall be located not less than 54 inches (1372 mm) above the floor or adjacent ground level and where the entire pool cover can be visually inspected. Where the barrier is composed of diagonal members.7 mm) within 18 inches (457 mm) of the release mechanism. spacing within the cutouts shall not exceed 1. such as a lattice fence. 4. Where the barrier is composed of horizontal and vertical members and the distance between the tops of the horizontal members is 45 inches (1143 mm) or more.75 inches (44 mm) in width.3. spacing between vertical members shall not exceed 4 inches (102 mm). the release mechanism and openings shall comply with the following: 8.75 inches (44 mm).75 inches (44 mm) in width. the horizontal members shall be located on the swimming pool side of the fence. Solid barriers which do not have openings.2. such as a masonry or stonewall. Where the release mechanism of the self-latching device is located less than 54 inches (1372 mm) from the bottom of the gate. The pool shall be equipped with a key operated powered safety cover in compliance with ASTM F1346. 5. Spacing between vertical members shall not exceed 1. or 9. Where there are decorative cutouts within vertical members. 6. shall swing away from the pool.4. The release mechanism shall be located on the pool side of the gate at least 3 inches (76 mm) below the top of the gate. The mesh shall not be less than 11 gage. spacing within the cutouts shall not exceed 1. .2. Maximum mesh size for chain link fences shall be a 2. directly into a yard with a swimming pool. Access gates shall comply with the requirements of Section 3109.75 inches (44 mm) in width. 7. Gates other than pedestrian access gates need not be self-closing or self-latching and shall be equipped with a padlock or similar locking device. All doors leading from the dwelling unit or guest room.1. Where a wall of a dwelling serves as part of the barrier.2 3109. shall not contain indentations or protrusions except for normal construction tolerances and tooled masonry joints. Pedestrian access gates shall open outward away from the pool and shall be self-closing and have a selflatching device.5.25-inch (57 mm) square and provided with slats fastened at the top or the bottom which reduce the openings to not more than 1.75 inches (44 mm). Items 1 through 7. and 8. 8.2.5 inch (12.1. the maximum opening formed by the diagonal members shall not be more than 1.
and the means of access is a ladder or steps.4. 11. a keyed lock that prevents opening the window more than 4 inches (102 mm). shall be located not less than 54 inches (1372 mm) above the floor.5. equipment or similar objects from being used to climb the barriers.2. or 10. barrier fences shall project a minimum of 24 inches (610 mm) into lakes to where there is at least 24 inches (610 mm) depth from the lake surface to the top of the submerged horizontal member or the lake bottom when there is no submerged horizontal member. 3109. with the solid rock cliff. the intersecting barriers. 3109. The release mechanism for the latch or a secondary locking device. Barriers shall be located not less than 45 inches (1143 mm).The ladder or steps shall be surrounded by a barrier that meets the requirements of Section 3109.1. such as lakes and solid rock vertical cliffs not less than 10 feet (3050 mm) in height and a slope of not less than 1 horizontal to 10 vertical. A locking latch which uses a key. any opening created shall not allow the passage of a 4-inch-diameter (102 mm) sphere. Sliding doors shall not form any part of a required barrier unless the self-closing and self-latching mechanism is specifically approved. All other operable dwelling unit windows facing into a yard with a swimming pool shall be equipped with a screwed in place wire mesh screen.5 Barrier exceptions. For portable spas and hot tubs with a safety cover which complies with ASTM F 1346. Where an aboveground pool structure is used as a barrier or where the barrier is mounted on top of the pool structure. as listed in Section 3109. shall be exempt from the provisions of this appendix.4. electronic opener. Where the solid rock cliff extends above the property. All walls surrounding an indoor swimming pool shall comply with Section 3109.2. measured horizontally from permanent structures. 10. or integral combination lock may be located at any height on the door.5. shall not allow passage of a 4 inch diameter (102 mm) sphere. There shall be no horizontal member less than 45 inches above the lake surface.and shall be equipped with a locking device.The ladder or steps shall be capable of being secured in an inaccessible position with a lock or latch located 54 inches (1372 mm) above the adjacent ground level. fence barriers shall not be required between properties where the natural barriers exist. 3109. Item 9. Windows used for emergency escape or rescue which face into a yard with a swimming pool shall be equipped with a latching device located not less than 54 inches (1372 mm) above the floor.4 Prohibited locations. then: 10. To ensure proper natural barriers are maintained. locked or removed. When the ladder or steps are secured. Items 1 through 9. or a latching device not less than 54 inches (1372 mm) above the floor. . 1.5.3 Indoor swimming pool. Where there are natural barriers between properties.2.
6. hot tubs and catch basins. 2. This exception does not eliminate an owner’s responsibility for providing a temporary barrier or otherwise physically restricting visiting children’s direct access from the dwelling to the swimming pool. 1. 3. 3109. spas. Fully submerged manufactured suction outlets (main drains) for use in swimming pools. . 1990.19.2 Surface skimming or perimeter overflow system.2. wading pools. There is a change of use or character to the primary building occupancy on the property 3. 3109. One or more children under six years of age become occupants of the property 2. Existing swimming pools located on one-family dwelling property on or before May 4.8M. hot tubs.9M. wading pools.6.6 PROTECTION FOR SWIMMING POOL AND SPA SUCTION OUTLETS 3109. fully submerged suction outlets (main drains) shall not be required is swimming pools. All other portions of the swimming pool barrier separating properties shall be installed and maintained as required by Section 105.3 Fully submerged suction outlets (main drains).1 Suction Entrapment Avoidance. need not be retroactively fitted with a barrier between the dwelling and the pool provided all occupants of the dwelling are at least six years of age or older. a hard safety cover that is latched or locked may be used provided the spa or hot tub is not more than 8 feet (2. This exception shall expire and the required permanent barrier shall be retroactively installed between the dwelling and the swimming pool whenever: 1. A new pool or spa is being installed on the same property including spa additions to the existing swimming pool. Surface skimming or perimeter overflow system shall be permitted in lieu of fully submerged suction outlet fittings and shall provide 100% of the required system flow.6. Exception: Custom designed suction outlet fittings certified by a licensed professional engineer that conform to Section3. To avoid suction entrapment. General requirements of ASME/ANSI A112. spas. For spas and hot tubs.2.19. 3109. catch basins and other similar bather accessible bodies of water associated with swimming pool construction shall be designed to produce circulation throughout the body of water and provide means to protect against user suction entrapment. hot tubs and catch basins shall be listed by a nationally recognized testing laboratory in accordance with ASME/ANSI A112.44 m) in width at any point. Pools.
1 Dual Drains.6. Each suction outlet fitting shall be rated for the maximum system flow. 3109.3 Gravity flow system. These suction outlets shall be plumbed such that water is drawn through them simultaneously through a common line to the system.6. Where all suction fittings are located less than 24 inches below normal operating water level.4. separated by a minimum of three feet (3’) [91. or one (1) each on two (2) separate vertical walls.4 Methods of entrapment avoidance.8M.4.19.44 cm] measured from center to center of suction pipes or located on two (2) different planes.6. and the suction outlet and the return are located in a single fitting.2 Channel Drain System. Combination Inlet/Outlet Fixtures shall be acceptable as protection against suction entrapment for a Swim Jet system not related to the filtration system.5 Shallow Water Suction Outlets. 3109.6. However.6.19. the vacuum cleaner fitting(s) shall be located in an accessible position(s) at least 6 inches and no greater than 18 inches below the water level and shall comply with IAPMO SPS 4. 2.6.4. A minimum of two (2) suction outlets shall be provided for each pump or pumps in the suction outlet system. one of the following shall be required: 1. 3109. 3109. a modulating float valve allowing direct suction is not permitted. 3. floor mount suction outlet where low pressure is created by the entrainment of water within a deck mount canister that is not directly or indirectly connected to a pump’s suction.6. Entrapment avoidance of fully submerged suction outlets can be achieved by one of the following methods: 3109.3109. A Gravity Flow system shall be acceptable as protection against suction entrapment if it has one or more submerged suction outlet(s) with approved cover/grates in any combination fed by gravity into a collection tank vented to atmosphere.5 Venturi Debris Removal Systems.17. one (1) on the bottom and one (1) on the vertical wall. gravity flow system one (1) additional drain vent system to atmosphere suction vacuum release device tested and approved for the purpose by a nationally recognized testing laboratory in accordance with ASME A112. if they are manufactured and have their own dedicated pump(s). The single action outlet shall have an approved cover/gate. Venturi Debris Removal Systems shall be acceptable as protection against suction entrapment if they are intended to remove debris through a single.6.4.4. i.e. 3109. .6 Wall Vacuum Fittings. Where provided. 4. One or more channel gates shall be acceptable as protection against suction entrapment if they are 3 inches or greater in width and 31 inches or greater in length and fastened to prevent removal as specified in ASME/ANSI A112. 3109.4 Combination Inlet/Outlet Fixtures for Swim Jets.
.5. . . . .6. . . . . .1.2.1 General. . . . . NY 10036 ASTM. . .3. .4. . . . . . VA 22314 SECTION 3109. ANSI. . Philadelphia. . . ANSI/NSPI-6-99 Standard for Residential Portable Spas 3109. . . American Society for Testing and Materials 1916 Race Street. . . ANSI/NSPI-4-99 Standard for Above-ground/On-ground Residential Swimming Pools 3109. . . . . . . . . ANSI/NSPI-5-99 Standard for Residential In-ground Swimming Pools 3109. . Alexandria.3. . National Spa and Pool Institute 2111 Eisenhower Avenue. Wading Pools. . . . . . . .8M-1987 Suction Fittings for Use in Swimming Pools. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . New York. .5. . . . . . . IAPMO IAPMO SPS-4-2000 Special Use Suction Fittings for swimming pools.7 ABBREVIATIONS 3109. . Spas. . . . . . .4. 3109.2. .8. . ASTM ASTM F 1346-91 (1996) Performance Specification for Safety Covers and Labeling Requirements for All Covers for Swimming Pools. PA 19103 NSPI. . . . . . . . Spas and Hot Tubs 3109. ANSI/ASME A112. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3. . Hot Tubs and Whirlpool Bathing Appliances 3109. . . American National Standards Institute 11 West 42nd Street.1 General. . . . . . .8 STANDARDS 3109. . . . . . . spas and hot tubs (for suction side automatic swimming pool cleaners)…………………………… ANSI/NSPI ANSI/NSPI-3-99 Standard for Permanently Installed Residential Spas 3109. . . .SECTION 3109. . . . . .19.5 . . . . . . . . .3. . . .5 .
alterations and site-built additions to factory-built buildings. The general provisions of this code shall apply in all areas where there are not specific provisions in this section. . gas or electrical systems. .5.4 Alterations and additions. site amenities and disabled accessibility.1. . manufactured home or mobile home is prohibited without first obtaining inspection approval and a certificate of occupancy from the building official.BUILT BUILDINGS 3110. 3110.1. parking.1. . . manufactured homes and mobile homes shall comply with applicable laws of the State of Arizona and this code. is regulated by the State of Arizona and is not included in this code.1General. . . The construction of factory-built buildings and manufactured homes is regulated by the State of Arizona. . . . . . 3110. 3110.1.ASME ASME A112. . . Arizona Revised Statutes ARS 41-2142 et seq.3 Factory-built building installation. to verify compliance with the Zoning Code and other applicable city codes and ordinances. . and is not included in this Code. The installation of factory-built buildings including their foundations and direct connection to sewer. . . . Occupancy and Use. . . 3110. Spa. Hot Tub and Wading Pool 3109. Connection to a City water or sewer tap requires a separate permit from the Development Services Department. including connection to utilities. except that a City of Phoenix On-Site Permit is required for compliance with Zoning Code requirements and with Building Code requirements pertaining to location on property and setback from other buildings or structures on the property. Connection to a City water or sewer tap requires a separate permit from the Development Services Department. Occupancy and use of a factory built-building. A City of Phoenix building permit is required for all on-site construction (except foundations) including connection to or alteration of existing on-site sewer. manufactured homes and mobile homes take precedence over other code provisions which are inconsistent therewith.1 Arizona law. . except that a City of Phoenix On-Site Permit is required for Zoning Code administration purposes. and for construction of all site improvements required by the Zoning Code such as design review elements. . Factory-built buildings. gas or electric utilities. landscaping. water. .17 Manufacturers Safety Vacuum Release Systems (SVRS) for Residential and Commercial Swimming Pool.5. Repairs. . . is regulated by the State of Arizona and is not included in this code. 3110.1.3. . mobile homes and manufactured homes are regulated by this code and by the Zoning Code and require City of Phoenix permits. signs. . . ADD THE FOLLOWING NEW SECTION: SECTION 3110 FACTORY. The provisions of this section for factory-built buildings.19. .2 Manufactured home installation. . water. The installation of manufactured homes and mobile homes.
3. manufactured home or mobile home shall be moved onto or installed on any lot or site in the City of Phoenix except in compliance with these provisions. and specific connections to utility services which are authorized by a permit issued by the State of Arizona Office of Manufactured Housing.2 Definitions. manufactured home or mobile home until an On-Site Permit has been issued by the City of Phoenix building official. recreational vehicle or mobile home (ARS 41-2142). or relocate on any site. No person. No factory-built building. 3110. capable of being transported in one or more sections and designed to be used with or without a permanent foundation as a dwelling when connected to on-site utilities except that it does not include recreational vehicles or factory-built buildings. firm or corporation obtaining the OnSite Permit shall also apply for and obtain a building permit from the building official when one or more of the following conditions apply: . For the purpose of this Section. No person firm or corporation shall move onto any site. any factory-built building. All other work on the site shall require a building permit issued by the building official in accordance with Section 106 of this code. the following definitions shall apply: FACTORY BUILT BUILDING is a residential or non-residential building including a dwelling unit or habitable room thereof which is either wholly or in substantial part manufactured at an off-site location to be assembled on-site.3110. The on-site permit shall authorize only the placement. The person. valid insignia of approval of the State of Arizona. If the building official is satisfied that the work described by the documents submitted conform to this section and other applicable law.4 Building permit required. on a permanent chassis. manufactured home or mobile home on a site. 3110. MANUFACTURED HOME is a structure built in accordance with the National Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards Act. 1976. MOBILE HOME is a structure built prior to June 15. 3110. foundation or unit tie-down.2 State permit required. Connection to a City water or sewer tap requires a separate permit from the Development Services Department. except it does not include a manufactured home.3 Installation Requirements.3. manufactured home or mobile home unless and until a permit for such installation has been obtained from the State of Arizona. ON-SITE PERMIT is the permit issued by the building official which authorizes the placement of a factory-built building.3 On-site permit required.1 State insignia required.3. 3110. 3110. firm or corporation shall move onto any site any factory-built building. No person. firm or corporation shall move onto any site any factory-built building or manufactured home building unless such building bears a current. A site plan shall be submitted to the building official which shows all utility connections and all other information necessary to ascertain compliance with the separation and area restrictions of other sections of this code and with all provisions of the Zoning Code. the On-Site Permit shall be issued to the owner of the site or his authorized agent.3.
4. M. including but not limited to requests for utility clearance inspections. manufactured home or a mobile home after the unit has been installed without first having obtained a permit from the building official for the specific work to be performed. tenant improvement or remodeling work which is not specifically included in such State permit.5 Fire Protection. 3110. When a City of Phoenix inspection is requested by the installer for work otherwise included in the State of Arizona installation permit. gas or electrical systems. signs. All work subject to a building permit under this section is subject to all inspections and all technical requirements of this code and all other applicable city codes and ordinances. in which there is work involving additions. 3. and Additions. parking.1 through 3410. The provisions in Sections 3410.4 Repairs.2. NOTE: IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT THIS DATE COINCIDE WITH THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF BUILDING CODES WITHIN THE JURISDICTION] January 1. Phoenix Fire Code. Structures existing prior to [DATE TO BE INSERTED BY THE JURISDICTION. or mobile home including all interior fit-up. For all on-site construction which is required by or regulated by the Zoning Code. IBC CHAPTER 34 to be revised as follows: Chapter 34 . No person shall repair. 2.ACCESSIBILITY CODE AMENDMENTS IBC CHAPTER 34 to be revised as follows: Chapter 34 EXISTING STRUCTURES 3410. or are proposed to be. landscaping. For administrative purposes. Alterations. E.2. water. B. All such work shall comply with the requirements of this Code. manufactured home.2 Applicability. These provisions shall not apply to buildings with occupancies in Group H or I. in Groups A. For all construction or alteration which is not part of the State-approved factorybuilt building. alterations or changes of occupancy shall be made to conform to the requirements of this section or the provisions of Sections 3403 through 3407. site amenities and disabled accessibility. 1965.5 shall apply to existing occupancies that will continue to be. F. R.1. S and U. For all on-site construction which connects to or alters existing buildings or existing on-site sewer. such as for design review elements. the building official may combine the On-Site Permit and the city building permit into a single document. Factory-built buildings shall be protected pursuant to the CITY OF PHOENIX PROPOSED 2006 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE (IBC). alter or add on to a factory-built building. 3110.
Reduction in the number of required fixtures in accordance with this section shall not be permitted where a urinal had been previously used to reduce the minimum number of required water closets.9 Toilet rooms. At least one accessible passenger loading zone. In other than Group R occupancies. 3410. This may result in the reduction of one required water closet which shall be permitted when this reduction is needed to create a conforming accessible toilet stall. Accessible entrance 2. Minimum of one accessible parking space when on site parking is provided. 5.EXISTING STRUCTURES SECTION 3409 ACCESSIBILITY FOR EXISTING STRUCTURES 3409. storage and alarms 3409. Accessible route from the accessible entrance to the area of primary use 4. Accessible phone bank(s) (where provided) 6. 2. one of two or more fixtures (water closets and/or urinals) may be removed to create space for one accessible stall in each existing toilet room. a minimum of one accessible toilet room. Any alteration under this section shall not reduce other accessibility requirements including. At least one accessible route from an accessible building entrance to primary function area. 3409. 7. Accessible restroom(s) serving the altered area 5. but not limited to required clear floor spaces and maneuvering spaces. Signage complying with Section 1110. an accessible unisex toilet or bathing facility is permitted.7. or portions thereof.8. Recommendation to adopt Appendices as follows: . Accessible drinking fountain(s) 7. For accessibility requirements see Section 3409 of this code. Where it is technically infeasible to alter existing toilet and bathing facilities to be accessible. The unisex facility shall be located on the same floor and in the same area as the existing facilities. 3.1 Order of priority. priority shall be given to those elements that will provide the greatest access. that undergo a change of group or occupancy shall have all of the following accessible features: 1.5 Accessibility requirements.2. 4. Accessible parking. In existing construction. At least one accessible route connecting accessible parking and accessible passenger loading zones to an accessible entrance.4 Change of Occupancy. At least one accessible building entrance. 6. Accessible route from the required accessible parking space and existing public sidewalk 3. . All portions of the buildings proposed for change of occupancy shall conform to the accessibility provisions of chapter 11. in the following order: 1. where parking is being provided. Additional accessible elements such as additional parking. when loading zones are provided. Existing buildings. In choosing which accessible elements to provide.
For all residential occupancies.1 General. shall be required to have sound mitigation due to noise generated by aircraft operations at Sky Harbor International and Deer Valley airports.1 shall be sound mitigated so indoor noise levels do not exceed a DNL of 45 decibels in any zone.1 (a) and (b). except for hotels. The defined boundaries are composed of the three noise overlay areas: Zone 1: 65 dB DNL noise exposure area Zone 2: 70 dB DNL noise exposure area Zone 3: >75dB DNL noise exposure area SECTION L102 REQUIREMENTS L102. All new structures referenced in L101.Appendix Chapter A Employee qualification apply B Board of Appeals applies C Group U-Agricultural Buildings D Fire Districts Code E Suppl Accessibility Requirements IBC F Rodent proofing jurisdiction G Flood Control jurisdiction H Signs Ordinance I Patio Cover IBC J Grading Code K ICC Electrical Code applies L (New) Sound Mitigation Recommendation Not to adopt Not to adopt Not to adopt Not to adopt Not to adopt Not to adopt Not to adopt Not to adopt Not to adopt Not to adopt Not to adopt ADOPT Reason Admin provisions Admin Code Covered in IBC Covered in Fire Covered in the Outside DSD Outside DSD Zoning/Sign Covered in the Covered by City 2005 NEC City Ordinance Recommendation to adopt NEW Appendix L as follows: APPENDIX L SOUND MITIGATION SECTION L101 SCOPE L101. If any portion of a .1 General. The defined boundaries for airport sound mitigation requirements are shown in figures L101.
If a parcel is located in two zones.” The certificate shall be retained by the Development Services Department Records Section for the life of the building. as a result of the improvements. the structure on the parcel shall be sound mitigated. L102.1 (a) and (b) attached) . The engineer shall note: “The structure as constructed complies with the Noise Level Reduction requirements for the overlay zone in which the structure has been constructed. An airport sound mitigation observation certificate that has been signed and sealed by the engineer of record shall be present at the time of final inspection.2 Plans required. Plans shall be signed and sealed by an engineer licensed in Arizona with a proficiency in residential sound mitigation or noise control. The notice shall state that the property is within an airport noise impact area and the property. L102. (Figures L101.3 Airport Sound Mitigation Observation. The engineer of record is responsible for verifying that the construction meets the sound mitigation requirements for the zone in which the structure has been constructed. the structure shall be sound mitigated to the requirements of the higher zone.parcel is located in a zone.” A notice recorded with the Maricopa County Recorder shall be submitted with the plans at time of permit application. is not eligible for purchase through the Phoenix Sky Harbor International or any other Airport Community Noise Reduction Program. The recorded document shall be on a form approved by the City Attorney’s Office. The engineer shall note on the building plans: “The building design is capable of achieving the required Noise Level Reduction.
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