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International Building Code 2009 (IBC 2009)

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1101.1 Scope

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In accordance with M.G.L. c. 22, § 13A all public buildings shall be designed to be accessible to, and functional and safe for the use by, physically disabled persons, and conform to the requirements of 521 CMR. In accordance with M.G.L. c. 143, § 3, 521 CMR shall be enforced by the building official or the state inspector, as applicable.

1101.2 Design

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Section 1102 Definitions

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1102.1 Definitions

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Section 1103 Scoping Requirements

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1103.1 Where Required

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1103.2 General Exceptions

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1103.2.1 Specific Requirements

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1103.2.2 Existing Buildings

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1103.2.3 Employee Work Areas

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1103.2.4 Detached Dwellings

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1103.2.5 Utility Buildings

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1103.2.6 Construction Sites

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1103.2.7 Raised Areas

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1103.2.8 Limited Access Spaces

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1103.2.9 Equipment Spaces

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1103.2.10 Single-Occupant Structures

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1103.2.11 Residential Group R-1

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1103.2.12 Day Care Facilities

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1103.2.13 Live/Work Units

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1103.2.14 Detention and Correctional Facilities

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1103.2.15 Walk-In Coolers and Freezers

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Section 1104 Accessible Route

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1104.1 Site Arrival Points

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1104.2 Within a Site

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1104.3 Connected Spaces

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1104.3.1 Employee Work Areas

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1104.3.2 Press Boxes

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1104.4 Multilevel Buildings and Facilities

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1104.5 Location

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1104.6 Security Barriers

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Section 1105 Accessible Entrances

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1105.1 Public Entrances

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1105.1.1 Parking Garage Entrances

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1105.1.2 Entrances From Tunnels or Elevated Walkways

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1105.1.3 Restricted Entrances

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1105.1.4 Entrances for Inmates or Detainees

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1105.1.5 Service Entrances

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1105.1.6 Tenant Spaces, Dwelling Units and Sleeping Units

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Section 1106 Parking and Passenger Loading Facilities

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1106.1 Required

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1106.2 Groups R-2 and R-3

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1106.3 Hospital Outpatient Facilities

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1106.4 Rehabilitation Facilities and Outpatient Physical Therapy Facilities

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1106.5 Van Spaces

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1106.6 Location

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1106.7 Passenger Loading Zones

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1106.7.1 Continuous Loading Zones

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1106.7.2 Medical Facilities

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1106.7.3 Valet Parking

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1106.7.4 Mechanical Access Parking Garages

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Section 1107 Dwelling Units and Sleeping Units

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1107.1 General

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1107.2 Design

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1107.3 Accessible Spaces

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1107.4 Accessible Route

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1107.5 Group I

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1107.5.1 Group I-1

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1107.5.1.1 Accessible Units

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1107.5.1.2 Type B Units

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1107.5.2 Group I-2 Nursing Homes

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1107.5.2.1 Accessible Units

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1107.5.2.2 Type B Units

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1107.5.3 Group I-2 Hospitals

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1107.5.3.1 Accessible Units

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1107.5.3.2 Type B Units

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1107.5.4 Group I-2 Rehabilitation Facilities

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1107.5.5 Group I-3

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1107.5.5.1 Group I-3 Sleeping Units

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1107.5.5.2 Special Holding Cells and Special Housing Cells or Rooms

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1107.5.5.3 Medical Care Facilities

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1107.6 Group R

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1107.6.1 Group R-1

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1107.6.1.1 Accessible Units

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1107.6.1.2 Type B Units

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1107.6.2 Group R-2

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1107.6.2.1 Apartment Houses, Monasteries and Convents

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1107.6.2.1.1 Type A Units

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1107.6.2.1.2 Type B Units

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1107.6.2.2 Group R-2 Other Than Apartment Houses, Monasteries and Convents

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1107.6.2.2.1 Accessible Units

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1107.6.2.2.2 Type B Units

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1107.6.3 Group R-3

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1107.6.4 Group R-4

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1107.6.4.1 Accessible Units

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1107.6.4.2 Type B Units

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1107.7 General Exceptions

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1107.7.1 Structures Without Elevator Service

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1107.7.1.1 One Story With Type B Units Required

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1107.7.1.2 Additional Stories With Type B Units

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1107.7.2 Multistory Units

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1107.7.3 Elevator Service to the Lowest Story With Units

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1107.7.4 Site Impracticality

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1107.7.5 Design Flood Elevation

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Section 1108 Special Occupancies

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1108.1 General

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1108.2 Assembly Area Seating

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1108.2.1 Services

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1108.2.2 Wheelchair Spaces

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1108.2.2.1 General Seating

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1108.2.2.2 Luxury Boxes, Club Boxes and Suites

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1108.2.2.3 Other Boxes

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1108.2.2.4 Team or Player Seating

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1108.2.3 Companion Seats

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1108.2.4 Dispersion of Wheelchair Spaces in Multilevel Assembly Seating Areas

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1108.2.5 Designated Aisle Seats

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1108.2.6 Lawn Seating

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1108.2.7 Assistive Listening Systems

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1108.2.7.1 Receivers

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1108.2.7.2 Public Address Systems

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1108.2.7.2.1 Prerecorded Text Messages

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1108.2.7.2.2 Real-Time Messages

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1108.2.8 Performance Areas

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1108.2.9 Dining Areas

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1108.2.9.1 Dining Surfaces

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1108.3 Self-Service Storage Facilities

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1108.3.1 Dispersion

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1108.4 Judicial Facilities

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1108.4.1 Courtrooms

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1108.4.1.1 Jury Box

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1108.4.1.2 Gallery Seating

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1108.4.1.3 Assistive Listening Systems

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1108.4.1.4 Employee Work Stations

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1108.4.1.5 Other Work Stations

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1108.4.2 Holding Cells

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1108.4.2.1 Central Holding Cells

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1108.4.2.2 Court-Floor Holding Cells

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1108.4.3 Visiting Areas

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1108.4.3.1 Cubicles and Counters

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1108.4.3.2 Partitions

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Section 1109 Other Features and Facilities

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1109.1 General

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1109.2 Toilet and Bathing Facilities

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1109.2.1 Family or Assisted-Use Toilet and Bathing Rooms

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1109.2.1.1 Standard

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1109.2.1.2 Family or Assisted-Use Toilet Rooms

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1109.2.1.3 Family or Assisted-Use Bathing Rooms

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1109.2.1.4 Location

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1109.2.1.5 Prohibited Location

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1109.2.1.6 Clear Floor Space

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1109.2.1.7 Privacy

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1109.2.2 Water Closet Compartment

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1109.2.3 Lavatories

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1109.3 Sinks

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1109.4 Kitchens and Kitchenettes

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1109.5 Drinking Fountains

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1109.5.1 Minimum Number

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1109.5.2 More Than the Minimum Number

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1109.6 Elevators

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1109.7 Lifts

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1109.8 Storage

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1109.8.1 Lockers

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1109.8.2 Shelving and Display Units

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1109.8.3 Coat Hooks and Shelves

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1109.9 Detectable Warnings

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1109.10 Seating at Tables, Counters and Work Surfaces

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1109.10.1 Dispersion

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1109.11 Service Facilities

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1109.11.1 Dressing, Fitting and Locker Rooms

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1109.11.2 Check-Out Aisles

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1109.11.3 Point of Sale and Service Counters

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1109.11.4 Food Service Lines

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1109.11.5 Queue and Waiting Lines

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1109.12 Controls, Operating Mechanisms and Hardware

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1109.12.1 Operable Window

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1109.13 Fuel-Dispensing Systems

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1109.14 Recreational and Sports Facilities

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1109.14.1 Facilities Serving a Single Building

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1109.14.2 Facilities Serving Multiple Buildings

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1109.14.3 Other Occupancies

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1109.14.4 Recreational and Sports Facilities Exceptions

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1109.14.4.1 Bowling Lanes

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1109.14.4.2 Court Sports

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1109.14.4.3 Raised Boxing or Wrestling Rings

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1109.14.4.4 Raised Refereeing, Judging and Scoring Areas

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1109.14.4.5 Raised Diving Boards and Diving Platforms

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Section 1110 Signage

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1110.1 Signs

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1110.2 Directional Signage

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1110.3 Other Signs

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