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ADOPTS WITH AMENDMENTS:

International Building Code 2012 (IBC 2012)

Chapter 1 Scope and Administration

Chapter 1 Scope and Administration

Chapter 2 Definitions

Chapter 3 Use and Occupancy Classification

Chapter 4 Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy

Chapter 5 General Building Heights and Areas

Chapter 6 Types of Construction

Chapter 7 Fire and Smoke Protection Features

Chapter 8 Interior Finishes

Chapter 9 Fire Protection Systems

Chapter 10 Means of Egress

Chapter 11 Accessibility

Chapter 12 Interior Environment

Chapter 13 Energy Efficiency

Chapter 14 Exterior Walls

Chapter 15 Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures

Chapter 16 Structural Design

Chapter 17 Special Inspections and Tests

Chapter 18 Soils and Foundations

Chapter 19 Concrete

Chapter 20 Aluminum

Chapter 21 Masonry

Chapter 22 Steel

Chapter 23 Wood

Chapter 24 Glass and Glazing

Chapter 25 Gypsum Board and Plaster

Chapter 26 Plastic

Chapter 27 Electrical

Chapter 28 Mechanical Systems

Chapter 29 Plumbing Systems

Chapter 30 Elevators and Conveying Systems

Chapter 31 Special Construction

Chapter 32 Encroachments Into the Public Right-Of-Way

Chapter 33 Safeguards During Construction

Chapter 34 Existing Buildings and Structures

Chapter 35 Referenced Standards

Appendix A Employee Qualifications

Appendix B Board of Appeals

Appendix C GROUP U—AGRICULTURAL BUILDINGS

Appendix D Fire Districts

Appendix E Supplementary Accessibility Requirements

Appendix F Rodentproofing

Appendix G Flood-Resistant Construction

Appendix H Signs

Appendix I Patio Covers

Appendix J Grading

Appendix K Administrative Provisions

Appendix L Earthquake Recording Instrumentation

Appendix M Tsunami-Generated Flood Hazard

Appendix N DISASTER RESILIENT CONSTRUCTION

Chapter 1 Scope and Administration

AMENDMENT
This section has been amended at the state or city level. Amendments are shown in green text.
UpCodes note: This chapter has been deleted without substitution. The Georgia amendments also specify the Scope of this code:

"The provisions of the Georgia State Minimum Standard Building Code shall apply to the construction, alteration, relocation, enlargement, replacement, repair, equipment, use and occupancy, location, maintenance, removal and demolition of every building or structure or any appurtenances connected or attached to such buildings or structures.
Exception #1: Detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses separated by a 2-hour fire-resistance-rated wall assembly, not more than three stories above grade plane in height with a separate means of egress and their accessory structures shall comply with the Georgia State Minimum Standard One and Two Family Dwelling Code (International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings with Georgia State Amendments).
Exception #2: The following table titled 'Codes Reference Guide’ establishes specific primary and supplementary code applications and is to be applied by the authority having jurisdiction."


CODE REFERENCE GUIDE
Area Primary Supplement
Occupancy Classification LSC IBC
Building Construction Types
including allowable height,
allowable building areas, and the
requirements for sprinkler
protection related to minimum
building construction types.
IBC LSC
Means of Egress LSC NONE
Standpipes IBC IFC
Interior Finish LSC NONE
HVAC Systems IMC NONE
Vertical Openings LSC NONE
Sprinkler Systems minimum
construction standard
LSC NONE
Fire Alarm Systems LSC NONE
Smoke Alarms and Smoke
Detection Systems
State
Statute
and LSC
NONE
Portable Fire Extinguishers IFC
NONE
Cooking Equipment LSC andNFPA 96 NONE
Fuel Fired Appliances IFGC NFPA 54
Liquid Petroleum Gas NFPA 58 NFPA 54
Compressed Natural Gas NFPA 52 NONE
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