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184.108.40.206.1* Swinging-Type Door Assembly Requirement
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Any door assembly in a means of egress shall be of the side-hinged or pivoted-swinging type, and shall be installed to be capable of swinging from any position to the full required width of the opening in which it is installed, unless otherwise specified as follows:
- Door assemblies in dwelling units, as provided in Chapter 24, shall be permitted.
- Door assemblies in residential board and care occupancies, as provided in Chapters 32 and 33, shall be permitted.
- Where permitted in Chapters 11 through 43, horizontal-sliding or vertical-rolling security grilles or door assemblies that are part of the required means of egress shall be permitted, provided that all of the following criteria are met:
- Such grilles or door assemblies shall remain secured in the fully open position during the period of occupancy by the general public.
- On or adjacent to the grille or door opening, there shall be a readily visible, durable sign in letters not less than 1 in. (25 mm) high on a contrasting background that reads as follows: THIS DOOR TO REMAIN OPEN WHEN THE SPACE IS OCCUPIED.
- Door leaves or grilles shall not be brought to the closed position when the space is occupied.
- Door leaves or grilles shall be operable from within the space without the use of any special knowledge or effort.
- Where two or more means of egress are required, not more than half of the means of egress shall be equipped with horizontal-sliding or vertical-rolling grilles or door assemblies.
- Horizontal-sliding door assemblies shall be permitted under any of the following conditions:
- Horizontal-sliding door assemblies in detention and correctional occupancies, as provided in Chapters 22 and 23, shall be permitted.
- Special-purpose horizontally sliding accordion or folding door assemblies complying with 220.127.116.11 shall be permitted.
- Unless prohibited by Chapters 11 through 43, horizontal-sliding door assemblies serving a room or area with an occupant load of fewer than 10 shall be permitted, provided that all of the following criteria are met:
- The area served by the door assembly has no high hazard contents.
- The door assembly is readily operable from either side without special knowledge or effort.
- The force required to operate the door assembly in the direction of door leaf travel is not more than 30 lbf (133 N) to set the door leaf in motion and is not more than 15 lbf (67 N) to close the door assembly or open it to the minimum required width.
- The door assembly complies with any required fire protection rating, and, where rated, is self-closing or automatic-closing by means of smoke detection in accordance with 18.104.22.168 and is installed in accordance with NFPA 80.
- Corridor door assemblies required to be self-latching have a latch or other mechanism that ensures that the door leaf will not rebound into a partially open position if forcefully closed.
- Where private garages, business areas, industrial areas, and storage areas with an occupant load not exceeding 10 contain only low or ordinary hazard contents, door openings to such areas and private garages shall be permitted to be horizontal-sliding door assemblies.
- Where private garages, business areas, industrial areas, and storage areas with an occupant load not exceeding 10 contain only low or ordinary hazard contents, door openings to such areas and private garages shall be permitted to be vertical-rolling door assemblies.
- Revolving door assemblies complying with 22.214.171.124 shall be permitted.
- Existing fusible link-operated horizontal-sliding or vertical-rolling fire door assemblies shall be permitted to be used as provided in Chapters 39, 40, and 42.
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