Section A404 Phased Construction
The work specified in this chapter shall be permitted to be done in the following phases. Work shall start with Phase 1 unless otherwise approved by the building official. When the building does not contain the conditions associated with the given phase, the work shall proceed to the next phase.
Phase 1 Work. The first phase shall include all work in the lowest story with a soft, weak or open-front wall line and all foundation work.
Phase 2 Work. The second phase shall include wood-framed walls in any story with two or more stories above that are laterally braced with nonconforming structural materials.
Phase 3 Work. The third and final phase shall include all required work not performed in Phase 1 or Phase 2.