International Existing Building Code 2009 (IEBC 2009)



Effective Use of the International Existing Building Code


Chapter 1 Scope and Administration

Chapter 2 Definitions

Chapter 3 Prescriptive Compliance Method

Chapter 4 Classification of Work

Chapter 5 Repairs

Chapter 6 Alterations - Level 1

Chapter 7 Alterations - Level 2

Chapter 8 Alterations - Level 3

Chapter 9 Change of Occupancy

Chapter 10 Additions

Chapter 11 Historic Buildings

Chapter 12 Relocated or Moved Buildings

Chapter 13 Performance Compliance Methods

Chapter 14 Construction Safeguards

Chapter 15 Referenced Standards

Chapter A1 Seismic Strengthening Provisions for Unreinforced Masonry Bearing Wall Buildings

Chapter A2 Earthquake Hazard Reduction in Existing Reinforced Concrete and Reinforced Masonry Wall Buildings With Flexible Diaphragms

Chapter A3 Prescriptive Provisions for Seismic Strengthening of Cripple Walls and Sill Plate Anchorage of Light, Woodframe Residential Buildings

Chapter A4 Earthquake Hazard Reduction in Existing Woodframe Residential Buildings With Soft, Weak or Openfront Walls

Chapter A5 A5 Earthquake Hazard Reduction in Existing Concrete Buildings

Appendix A Guidelines for the Seismic Retrofit of Existing Buildings

Appendix B Supplementary Accessibility Requirements for Existing Buildings and Facilities

Resource A1 Fire-Related Performance of Archaic Materials and Assemblies

Resource A2 Building Evaluation

Resouce A3 : Final Evaluation and Design Solution

Resource A4 Summary

Resource A Appendix : Table of Contents

Resource A Appendix: Section I - Walls

Resource A Appendix : Section II - Columns

Resource A Appendix : Section III - Floor/Ceiling Assemblies

Resource A Appendix : Section IV - Beams

Resource A Appendix : Section V - Doors


ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers 1801 Alexander Bell Drive Reston, VA 20191-4400
Standard reference number Title Referenced in code section number
7—05 Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures with Supplement No. 1 A104
31—03 Seismic Evaluation of Existing Buildings A506.1, A507.1

ASTM ASTM International 100 Barr Harbor Drive West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
Standard reference number Title Referenced in code section number
C90—2003 Standard Specification for Load-bearing Concrete Masonry Units A505.2.3
C496—96 Standard Test Method for Splitting Tensile Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens A104, A106.3.3.2
E519—00e1 Standard Test Method for Diagonal Tension (Shear) in Masonry Assemblages A104, A106.3.3.2

DOC U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology 100 Bureau Drive Stop 3460 Gaithersburg, MD 20899
Standard reference number Title Referenced in code section number
PS-1—95 Construction and Industrial Plywood A302
PS-2—92 Performance Standard for Wood-based Structural-use Panels A302

ICC International Code Council 500 New Jersey Avenue, NW, 6th Floor Washington, DC 20001
Standard reference number Title Referenced in code section number
BNBC—93 BOCA National Building Code® A502
BNBC—96 BOCA National Building Code® A502
BNBC—99 BOCA National Building Code® A202
IBC—00 International Building Code® A202, A502
IBC—03 International Building Code® A502
IBC—06 International Building Code® A102.2, A103, A108.2, A203, A206.2, A301.2, A403.11.2.1, A408.1, A505.2.3, A505.3, A508.4, A205.4
SBC—94 Standard Building Code® A502
SBC—97 Standard Building Code® A502
SBC—99 Standard Building Code® A202
UBC—76 Uniform Building Code® A502
UBC—97 Uniform Building Code® A102.2, A103, A104, A108.2, A202, A203, A206.2, A301.2, A401.2, A403.1, A403.2, A403.3, A403.4, A405.2.3, A403.7, A403.11.2.2, A406.2, A406.3.2.1, A408.1, A502
UBC—Standard 21-4 Hollow and Solid Load-bearing Concrete Masonry Units A106.2
UBC—Standard 21-6 In-place Masonry Shear Tests A104
UBC—Standard 21-7 Tests of Anchors in Unreinforced Masonry A105.3, A107.3, A107.4, Table A1-E
UBC—Standard 21-8 Pointing of Unreinforced Masonry Walls A103, A106.3.3.9
UBC—Standard 23-2 Construction and Industrial Plywood A403.11.2.1