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11.01 Nonstructural Evaluation Procedure
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- Site visit and data collection;
- Identification of building SPC;
- Identification of critical nonstructural systems for the planned NPC;
- Identification of critical care services housed in the building;
- Final evaluation for the critical nonstructural elements and systems for the planned NPC;
- Preparation of evaluation report; and
- Submittal of evaluation report to OSHPD.
- The building is designated "NPC 1" in conformance with Table 11.1 "Nonstructural Performance Categories," or
- The building was designed and constructed under a building permit issued by OSHPD;
- All subsequent repairs, remodels, additions and alterations were performed under a permit issued by OSHPD, and
- Fire sprinkler systems have been retrofitted in conformance with Table 11.1, "Non-structural Performance Categories."
- The report shall be stamped and signed by a California licensed structural engineer certifying, in a form acceptable to the Office, compliance with the requirements of NPC 2.
- The report shall state that the systems and equipment listed in Table 11.1 for NPC 2 compliance either comply with or have been modified to comply with the requirements of Chapter 16A, 1995 California Building Code or equivalent provision in later version of the CBC.
- The report shall state what specific deficiencies have been addressed in the NPC 2 upgrade projects, and provide OSHPD project numbers for these projects.
- The report shall state that the corrective work required for NPC 2 compliance has been completed under permits issued by OSHPD.
- If a hospital owner sells or leases the hospital to another party, a complete nonstructural evaluation and list of all nonstructural deficiencies to achieve NPC 5 shall be submitted to the Office prior to the completion of the sale or lease.