All buildings and other structures shall be assigned a structural occupancy category, as determined by Table 1604.5. The value for snow load, wind load and seismic load importance factors shall be determined in accordance with Table 1604.5.
|NATURE OF OCCUPANCY||SEISMIC
|I||Buildings and other structures that represent a low hazard to human life in the event of failure including, but not limited to:
|II||Buildings and other structures except those listed in Structural Occupancy Categories I, III and IV||1.00||1.0||1.00|
|III||Buildings and other structures that represent a substantial hazard to human life in the event of failure including, but not limited to:
Buildings and other structures where more than 300 people congregate in one area
|IV||Buildings and other structures designed as essential facilities including, but not limited to: