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Where no elevator service is provided in a structure or required by other sections of this code, only the dwelling units and sleeping units that are located on stories indicated in Sections 1107.7.1.1 and 1107.7.1.2 are required to be Type B units.
1107.7.1.1 One Story With Type B Units Required
At least one story containing dwelling units or sleeping units intended to be occupied as a residence shall be provided with an accessible entrance and accessible route from the exterior of the structure and all units intended to be occupied as a residence on that story shall be Type B units.
1107.7.1.2 Other Stories With Type B Units Required
If other stories containing dwelling units or sleeping units intended to be occupied as a residence are served by a building entrance that is in proximity to arrival points as indicated in Items 1 and 2, such building entrance shall be accessible and all dwelling units and sleeping units intended to be occupied as a residence served by that entrance on that story shall be Type B units.
  1. Where the slopes of the undisturbed site measured between the planned entrance and all vehicular or pedestrian arrival points within 50 feet (15 240 mm) of the planned entrance are 10 percent or less, and
  2. Where the slopes of the planned finished grade measured between the entrance and all vehicular or pedestrian arrival points within 50 feet (15 240 mm) of the planned entrance are 10 percent or less.
Where no such arrival points are within 50 feet (15 240 mm) of the entrance, the closest arrival point shall be used unless that arrival point serves the story required by Section 1107.7.1.1.

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