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Section 301 Minimum Performance
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This chapter provides the basis for developing the acceptable level of design based upon building use, risk factors and magnitudes of event. Magnitudes are defined in subsequent chapters of this code but interrelate with this chapter in the development of design methods for the mitigation of hazards.
To establish performance groups for buildings and facilities and to establish minimum acceptable losses based upon those performance groups.
Performance is acceptable when the design performance levels are demonstrated to be met or exceeded, to the satisfaction of the code official, in accordance with the assigned or designated use groups, performance groups, magnitudes of event and maximum tolerable damage limits; and the objectives, functional statements and performance requirements of this code.