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The garage and/or carport shall be separated as required by Table R302.6. Openings in garage walls shall comply with Section R302.5. Attachment of gypsum board shall comply with Table R702.3.5. The wall separation provisions of Table R302.6 shall not apply to garage walls that are perpendicular to the adjacent dwelling unit wall. A separation is not required between the dwelling unit and a carport, provided the carport is entirely open on two or more sides and there are not enclosed areas above.
DWELLING-GARAGE AND/OR CARPORT SEPARATION
SEPARATIONMATERIAL
From the residence and atticsNot less than 1/2-inch gypsum board or equivalent applied to the garage side
From habitable rooms above the garage or carportNot less than 5/8-inch Type X gypsum board or equivalent
Structure(s) supporting floor/ceiling assemblies used for separation required by this sectionNot less than 1/2-inch gypsum board or equivalent
Garages located less than 3 feet from a dwelling unit on the same lotNot less than 1/2-inch gypsum board or equivalent applied to the interior side of exterior walls that are within this area
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm, 1 foot = 304.8 mm.

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