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Reply by AdaBoy

The janitor will for sure. the architect, owner, emergency personnel, etc might. but that is not the point. the doors are not in series...
AdaBoy

Reply by MWA_SLO

Thanks but if they removed the "and" how would that eliminate any projects? Can you give me an example of how removing the "and" would...

Reply by M. Handler,Architect

The intent of the section is to clarify that certain additions and alterations must comply with the applicable mandatory portions of...
M. Handler,Architect

Reply by AdaBoy

Numerous exceptions but not sure if they would apply to the equality of accessing the lav, or just literal standards. 2) Subdivision (a)...
AdaBoy

Reply by SBS_Architect

This is California Assembly Bill 1127. It adds the language to the Government Code as well as the Health and Safety code, relating to...
SBS_Architect

Reply by SharonToji

It is not legal, in my opinion, to remove access from something that is currently accessible. If the lavatory is installed legally, so...
SharonToji

Reply by Jon Rose

A janitors closet is a work space and not the same as a storage closet which is generally 24" deep. The Janitors closet and any...

Reply by MWA_SLO

Actually you are correct but I am not seeing where the Bldg Code points you to ASCE 7-10. It points you to ASTM C635 and ASTM C636 which...

Reply by ADA_guy

RL, to add to this thread: "how far can the back wall of a room be from the exit door if the room is <1,000 sq. Ft. and an "F"...

Reply by SBS_Architect

I suggest you demo part of the existing walk where you are going to tie-in. Create a level landing at the intersection of the two...
SBS_Architect

Reply by RonU

You can warp new const to 2% at join to exist. At the join r/r width of new by width of existing and warp from 2% at join to exist.

Reply by rlga_AZ

It was in the old UBC and did not make the transition to the IBC. The 2000 and 2003 editions of the IBC had other graphs there were used...
rlga_AZ

Reply by CB

Thank you Stu_SLO!!! I was looking into the 2013 CBC and this section is 1008.1.1.

Reply by MWA_SLO

I have always looked at them as employee works area (CBC 11 B-206.2.8 or ADAAG 206.2.8.) Also do a search for Storage

Reply by rlga_AZ

1) Travel within an exit (i.e., enclosed exit stairway or ramp, exit passageway, exterior exit stair) is also not included in the travel...
rlga_AZ

Reply by hnQ

Thank you Mr. Geren. What a surprise I ran into you again. We exchanged emails a long while ago, >10 yrs, when I was a student (I am...

Reply by rlga_AZ

Since no one else has responded, I'll make an attempt at it. I have no clue what this drawing is trying to depict. The scale is all over...
rlga_AZ

Reply by BrentWiese

Thanks guys! Yep, nice and warm here, beautiful day outside my window right now. The stage is placed on one leg of an existing...
BrentWiese

Reply by MWA_SLO

Hey there Brent, hope all is well on the other side of the world. I am not following how the centerline shown is actually the centerline...

Reply by BerkeleyBob

I understand they are calling out the width dimension from curb to curb but isn't this too narrow if it's 4.3 ft. wide at majority and...
BerkeleyBob

Reply by Jun Katagiri

Thank you both for the input. They are both good solutions that work. It is interesting no manufacturer seems to be interested in...

Reply by BrentWiese

It is possible. Start with a shallow sink, with the hole that seats towards the rear of the bowl. Then one of the major disposal...
BrentWiese

Comment by M. Handler,Architect

NOT CODE but, One rule of thumb is to assign a maximum draw of 1.5 amps to each receptacle, which allows for 10 receptacles on a 20-amp ...
M. Handler,Architect

Comment by M. Handler,Architect

Mike CEC Section 220.14(I) covers all receptacle outlets except for receptacles in dwellings
M. Handler,Architect

Reply by Annette

Considering this to be a 2nd story will affect the allowable area of the building. Currently, the design does not allow for full...

Reply by MWA_SLO

If I am reading the plans correctly, I am not seeing where the upper floor actually extends into the theaters so I think it is a 2nd...

Reply by Annette

With a fresh cup of coffee to aid in my thoughts, I clearly see the acceptance of enclosing the rooms at the mezzanine level since...

Reply by Annette

Thank you STU_SLO. I did look over the previous mezzanine post but my current project seems a bit more complicated. The project is a...

Reply by MWA_SLO

a floor plan of the room below and the mezzanine would be helpful in answering your questions. Q2 You can have enclosed rooms on the...
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