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General Building Information
Project Site
Are there multiple buildings located on the same lot?
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Is the site located in a wildland urban interface?
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Yes
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Building Uses
Is this project publicly funded?
No
Yes
Is this building owned or used by the state government or state institution?
No
Yes
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General Building Information
Basic Life Safety
What is the construction type of the building?
What type of building sprinkler system is present?
Is this building considered new or existing construction?
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Building Composition
FLOOR STORY HEIGHT
SPACE NAME
OCCUPANCY
FUNCTION OF SPACE
AREA (FT2)
GROSS
NET
OCCUPANT LOAD
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What is the average height of the highest roof surface above grade plane (ft.)?
This value is used to determine compliance with allowed building height, the average roof surface height may be different than sum of the story heights due to sloping roofs or irregularly-shaped stories. Building height is measured from grade plane to the average height of the highest roof surface.
Does your plan incorporate the sprinklered height increase or the area increase from Tables 504.3, 504.4, and 506.2?
Are the occupancies in the building fully fire separated?
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Yes
Does the building contain any incidental uses, such as large laundry rooms, incinerator rooms, or refrigerant coolant rooms?
Certain incidental uses can impact egress requirements. If selected, you'll be warned when this is the case.
No
Yes
Occupancy Details
What's the occupancy condition of the Group I-1 occupancy?
What's the occupancy condition of the Group I-2 occupancy?
What's the occupancy condition of the Group I-3 occupancy?
What's the occupancy condition of the Group R-4 occupancy?
OSHPD category (if applicable)?
Is the building solely a single-family dwelling?
No
Yes
Is the building solely a two-family dwelling (duplex)?
No
Yes
Is the building solely a three-family dwelling (triplex)?
No
Yes
Was the building previously used for non-residential purposes?
No
Yes
Is the project adding a multi-family dwelling to an existing building?
No
Yes
Does the building contain any dwelling units?
No
Yes
How many dwelling units are within the building?
Does the building contain any sleeping units (separate from dwelling units)?
No
Yes
How many sleeping units are within the building?
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Building Perimeter and Site Information
Use the form below to add information for each exterior perimeter wall of your building. This information is used to compute allowable area, fire resistance rating requirements, and other code requirements.

WALL SEGMENT LENGTH WALL FACES WALL DISTANCE TO... PARTY WALL?
ft.

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Building Uses
Is the building used for any of the following purposes?
Housing where the occupants are not permanent (i.e., transient)
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Yes
Housing where residents share kitchens and/or bathrooms (i.e., congregate housing)
No
Yes
Dormitory
No
Yes
Dormitory at place of education
No
Yes
Hotel, motel, or inn
No
Yes
Live/work units
No
Yes
Apartment house
No
Yes
Housing which is publicly owned or operated
No
Yes
Movie theater
No
Yes
Motion picture and television production facility, sound stage, or location
No
Yes
Special amusement building
No
Yes
Nightclub or bar
No
Yes
Restaurant or food court
No
Yes
Casino
No
Yes
Auditorium without permanent seating, art galleries, exhibition hall, museum, lecture hall, library, arcade, or gymnasium
No
Yes
Passenger terminal or transportation facility
No
Yes
Place of worship
No
Yes
Indoor sporting event facility
No
Yes
Stadium
No
Yes
Publicly-funded school or project on school campus
No
Yes
Covered mall or open mall building
No
Yes
Retail store, service station, shop, market, or shopping center
No
Yes
Business, office, bank, or light industrial facility
No
Yes
Power generation or distribution facility
No
Yes
Industrial processes that require large areas and unusual building heights to accommodate craneways or special equipment
These special uses include, but are not limited to, rolling mills, metal fabrication and foundries, and power generation.
No
Yes
Aircraft hangar or aircraft paint hangar
No
Yes
Vehicle repair garage
No
Yes
Care facility (e.g., Hospital, Day care, Ambulatory care, Detention center)
No
Yes
Type of care facility
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Facility serving children
No
Yes
A large family day-care home
No
Yes
Number of people under care
Nursing home
No
Yes
Detention center or correctional center
No
Yes
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Building Features
Areas which are open to the public (even if the overall space is private)?
No
Yes
Which of these people conveying equipment types does the building contain?
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Can at least one of the elevators be used for occupant self-evacuation?
No
Yes
Does the building contain an atrium?
No
Yes
Does the building include a mezzanine?
No
Yes
Does the building have a basement?
No
Yes
Does the building have an attic?
No
Yes
Does the building have skylights or other penetrations through the roof?
No
Yes
Is the roof or portion thereof occupiable?
No
Yes
Does the building feature projections beyond the external wall such as balconies, cornices, eaves, and exterior balconies?
No
Yes
Does the building feature one or more egress balconies?
No
Yes
Does the building feature bay or oriel windows?
No
Yes
Does the project include spaces which are used in common by the residents? (i.e., common spaces)
No
Yes
What types of assembly seating type does the building contain?
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Is the assembly seating fixed in place?
No
Yes
Is the assembly seating bleachers or folding seating, arranged in tiers?
No
Yes
Does the building have any stage and platform floor areas, such as runways, ramps and side stages used for entertainment or presentations?
No
Yes
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Parking Details
Is any part of the building a parking garage?
No
Yes
What type(s) of parking garage are present?
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Fire Safety
Is the building equipped with a fire alarm system?
No
Yes
Is the building equipped with an emergency voice/alarm communication system?
No
Yes
Is the building equipped with a smoke control system?
No
Yes
What's the floor level height of the highest occupied floor above the lowest level of fire department vehicle access?
This measure impacts which fire safety systems are required, as well as if the building is considered a highrise.
What's the floor level height of the lowest occupied floor above the highest level of fire department vehicle access?
This measure impacts which fire safety systems are required.
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Construction
Is the building a tent, membrane or fabric structure?
No
Yes
Is the building considered light frame construction?
No
Yes
Which of these materials are utilized (in construction or veneer) in the exterior walls of the building?
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Is foam plastic insulation used?
No
Yes
What is the Seismic Design Category for the building?
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Less Common Building Features
Does the building contain any of the following less common features?
Courtroom
Courtrooms can have specific egress and accessibility requirements.
No
Yes
Structure on the roof, such as a tower, tank, spire, solar panel, or penthouse
No
Yes
Vertical openings or shafts between floors or through the roof
No
Yes
Furnace room, where any piece of equipment is over 400,000 Btu per hour input
These spaces can have specialized egress requirements.
No
Yes
Refrigerant machinery room
These spaces can have specialized egress requirements.
No
Yes
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