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306 Knee and Toe Clearance
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Where space beneath an element is included as part of clear floor or ground space or turning space, the space shall comply with 306. Additional space shall not be prohibited beneath an element but shall not be considered as part of the clear floor or ground space or turning space.
Advisory 306.1 General. Clearances are measured in relation to the usable clear floor space, not necessarily to the vertical support for an element. When determining clearance under an object for required turning or maneuvering space, care should be taken to ensure the space is clear of any obstructions.
306.2 Toe Clearance
306.2.2 Maximum Depth
306.2.3 Minimum Required Depth
306.2.4 Additional Clearance
306.3 Knee Clearance
306.3.2 Maximum Depth
306.3.3 Minimum Required Depth
306.3.4 Clearance Reduction
Between 9 inches (230 mm) and 27 inches (685 mm) above the finish floor or ground, the knee clearance shall be permitted to reduce at a rate of 1 inch (25 mm) in depth for each 6 inches (150 mm) in height.
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306.3.2 Building Blocks, Maximum Depth
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306.3.3 Building Blocks, Minimum Required Depth
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