This section has been amended at the state or city level. Amendments are shown in green text.
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
Building Construction Types including allowable height, allowable building areas, and the requirements for sprinkler protection related to minimum building construction types.
Means of Egress
Sprinkler Systems minimum construction standard
Fire Alarm Systems
Smoke Alarms and Smoke Detection Systems
State Statute and LSC
Portable Fire Extinguishers
LSC andNFPA 96
Fuel Fired Appliances
Liquid Petroleum Gas
Compressed Natural Gas
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