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Draftstopping shall be installed to subdivide attic spaces where required by Section 708.4.2. In other than Group R, draftstopping shall be installed to subdivide combustible attic spaces and combustible concealed roof spaces such that any horizontal area does not exceed 3,000 square feet (279 m2). Ventilation of concealed roof spaces shall be maintained in accordance with Section 1202.2.1.
Exception: Buildings equipped throughout with an automatic sprinkler system in accordance with Section 903.3.1.1.
718.4.1 Draftstopping Materials
Materials utilized for draftstopping of attic spaces shall comply with Section 718.3.1.
718.4.1.1 Openings
Openings in the partitions shall be protected by self-closing doors with automatic latches constructed as required for the partitions.

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