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|[California Code of Regulations, Title 19, Division 1]|
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A site plan showing the following:
- The proximity of the event building(s) to other structures or hazardous areas.
- The path of travel from the event building or area to the public way.
- The location of exterior evacuation assembly points.
A floor plan showing the following:
- Dimensions of the area being used (include total square footage, width, and types of exits, aisles, or interior exit pathways, etc.).
- The path of travel shall include the layout of any mazes, mirrors or other display items that may confuse the egress paths.
- A brief description of what will be depicted in each room or area along the walk or course, including the type of special effects to be utilized.
- Location of exits, exit signs, and emergency lighting.
- Location of electrical panel(s) and light switches.
- Identification of what the normal or prior use of the structure(s) being used is (i.e., auditorium, school, church, etc.).
- Accessible egress routes.
- When required, areas of refuge.
- When required by Section 907.2.12, fire alarm panel location, manual fire alarm boxes, and horn/strobe locations.
- Portable fire extinguisher locations.
- The location and fuel capacity of all generators.
All materials used for decorative, acoustical or other effect (such as curtains, draperies, fabrics, streamers, and surface coverings) and all other materials utilized for decorative effect (such as batting, cloth, cotton, hay stalks, straw, vines, leaves, trees, moss and similar items), including foam plastics and other materials containing foam plastics.
A temporary building or structure, or portion thereof, which contains a system that transports passengers or provides a walkway through a course so arranged that the means of egresses are not apparent due to theatrical distractions, not visible due to low illumination, are disguised or are not readily available due to the method of transportation through the building or structure.
Similar to haunted houses and may include both indoor and outdoor areas where the means of egresses are similarly not readily identifiable.
A fire safety and evacuation plan that complies with Section 404 of the this code shall be submitted.
Exiting shall be in accordance with Chapter 10 and this section.
- Two exits shall be provided from each room with an occupant load of 50 or more. Required exit doors shall swing in the direction of egress.
- Illuminated exit signs shall be provided at each exit serving an occupant load of 50 or more.
- Exit doors serving an occupant load of 50 or more shall not be provided with a latch or lock unless it is panic hardware.
- When tents or membrane structures are approved for use, curtains shall not be allowed to cover the exits.
- Emergency lighting shall be provided in exit pathways.
- Exhibits and decorative materials shall not obstruct, confuse, or obscure exits, exit pathways, exit signs or emergency lights.
- Additional exit pathway markings, such as low level exit signs and directional exit path markings, may be required.
Fire extinguishers shall have a minimum 2A-10B:C rating. Fire extinguishers shall be properly mounted and shall be visible and accessible at all times. Clearly identify locations with signs or reflective tape. Fire extinguishers shall be located within 50 of feet travel distance from anywhere in the building.
Extension cords shall be UL listed and shall be appropriate for the intended use.
Only UL listed power strips with overcurrent protection shall be used when the number of outlets provided is inadequate. Power strips shall be plugged directly into the outlet, and shall not be plugged into one another in series.
Manufacturer's installation guidelines shall be followed for the maximum allowable number of string lights that can be connected. When connecting string lights together, the total amperage of all string lights shall be calculated to ensure that they do not exceed the amperage for the extension cord and circuit.
All extension cords and power strips shall be adequately protected from foot traffic.
When portable generators are utilized, they shall be diesel fuel type and located a minimum of 20 feet away from all structures.
Interior wall, ceiling, and floor finishes shall be Class A rated in accordance with the California Building Code.
Testing shall be done in accordance with Section 803.5 of this code, as referenced from the California Code of Regulations, Title 19, Division 1, Article 3, Section 3.21(a) and (b). Proof of testing shall be provided.
Decorative materials, props and/or performer platforms shall not obstruct, confuse, or obscure exits, exit signs, exit pathways, emergency lighting or any component of fire protection systems and equipment (i.e. fire extinguishers, fire alarm systems, fire sprinklers, etc.) inside or outside the building.
Display of motor vehicles shall be in accordance with Section 3104.18 of this code.
A fire and life safety inspection shall be conducted by the fire department prior to the start of the event.
"NO SMOKING" signs shall be conspicuously posted at the main entrance and throughout the exhibit.