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LEGALLY BINDING DOCUMENTUnited States of AmericaAll citizens and residents are hereby advised that this is a legally binding document. This forum will discuss in general the fire protection requirements in the New York City Building Code in the following areas: • Participants will be able to . Architecture + Expediting MICHAEL ZENREICH ARCHITECT, PC | New York City Building Code.
Yes Carbon Monoxide CO Detectors: Yes Yes Rigid to 8ft.
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Voice Evacuation: A fire alarm system is required if the occupant load is or more or more than people above or below the lowest level of exit discharge High Rise B buildings over 75 ft. See note A manual and automatic fire alarm system is required in H-5 occupancies and in occupancies used for the manufacture of organic coatings. In addition automatic smoke detection system is required for highly toxic gases, organic peroxides and oxidizers and shall be connected to a central station. A fire alarm system is required if the Fire area exceeds 12, square feet, Fire area is located more than three stories above grade, combined fire areas on all floors including mezzanines exceeds 24, square feet, or Fire area in a below-grade story exceeds 1, square feet.
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Unsprinklered M occupancies require partial smoke detection see note 17 for details. A Fire alarm system is required in accordance with section Include a manual and automatic fire alarm system except that the system does not activate notification devices, it sends a signal to a constantly attended location or a central station. A fire alarm system is required in occupancies with an atrium that connects more than two stories. Fire Alarm system must annunciate the device by point.
Include addressable smoke detectors with a Sounder Base.
Include smoke symbol with a subscript SB. Include a 24 Vdc CO detector that includes a relay output, monitor relay output with a Monitor Module. No automatic evacuation.
If over ft. Apartment speakers must be wired Class A. A manual and automatic system without notification devices is required.
Smoke detectors are required in all public corridors serving student apartments and student related uses. Student related uses include common spaces such as recreation rooms, lounges, dining rooms, laundry rooms, and storage rooms. This section of code was added for spaces that are partially 15 or more occupied by student apartments and includes added smoke detection.
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If the building is predominantly a dorm, smoke detection is required in the corridors per They can be added voluntarily. Smoke detectors are required throughout resident housing areas, including sleeping areas and contiguous day rooms, group activity spaces and other common spaces normally accessible to residents.
Other smoke detection providing equivalent protection including, placing detectors in exhaust ducts from cells or behind protective guards listed for the purpose are allowed when necessary to prevent damage or tampering. Sleeping units in Use Conditions 2 and 3. Exceptions to High Rise voice evacuation requirements: A manual fire alarm system is not required in buildings not over two stories in height where all individual dwelling units and contiguous attic and crawl spaces are separated from each other and public or common areas by at least 1-hour fire partitions and each individual dwelling unit has an exit directly to a public way, exit court or yard.
An automatic fire detection system is not required in buildings that do not have public corridors serving dwelling units and each dwelling unit has a means of egress door.
In buildings required to comply with Section A Pressurized stair alternative is acceptable if the building is sprinklered. I-1, I-2, and R Speaker only locations: Non Handicap Guest Rooms and in stairwells every 4 floors provides adequate audibility.
Speakers strobes are required is all other public spaces. This section also applies to occupancies when the main use is a Student Apartment.
Carbon monoxide alarms or detectors shall be required within the following dwelling units: Units on the same story where carbon monoxide producing equipment or enclosed parking is located.
Units on the stories above and below the floor where carbon monoxide producing equipment or enclosed parking is located. Units in a building containing a carbon monoxide producing furnace, boiler, or water heater as part of a central system. Units in a building served by a carbon monoxide producing furnace, boiler, or water heater as part of a central system that is located in an adjoining or attached building. Carbon monoxide alarms or detectors shall be located within dwelling units as follows: Outside of any room used for sleeping purposes, within 15 feet of the entrance to such room.
In any room used for sleeping purposes.
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Archived from the original on Please read the appropriate section of the code for details. Lexington Books, A fire alarm system is required if the occupant load is or more or more than people above or below the lowest level of exit discharge When an adopting authority decides to delete, add, or revise any portions of the model code adopted, it is usually required by the model code developer to follow a formal adoption procedure in which those modifications can be documented for legal purposes.
Surveyors were empowered to enforce building regulations, which sought to improve the standard of houses and business premises, and to regulate activities that might threaten public health.