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Preface

Effective Use of the International Building Code

2015 Minnesota Building Code Administration

2015 Minnesota Provisions to the Minnesota State Building Code (Including Radon)

Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1305

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

Icc 300 Bleachers, Folding and Telescopic Seating, and Grandstands

Chapter 1 Application and Administration

Chapter 2 Definitions

Chapter 3 Construction

Chapter 4 Egress

Chapter 5 Existing Bleachers, Folding and Telescopic Seating, and Grandstands

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

Elevators and Related Devices (Minnesota Rule Chapter 1307)

Chapter 30 Elevators and Conveying Systems (Minnesota Rule 1307.0095)

Minnesota Amendments to Asme A18.1—2011 (Minnesota Rule 1307.0110)

Chapter 31 Special Construction

Chapter 32 Encroachments Into the Public Right-Of-Way

Chapter 33 Safeguards During Construction

Chapter 34 Existing Structures

Chapter 35 Referenced Standards

UpCodes note: The ICC 300: Bleachers, Folding and Telescopic Seating, and Grandstands code has been adopted as part of the Minnesota Building Code 2015. The five chapters comprising the ICC 300 have been inserted after Chapter 10 Means of Egress.
The purpose of this standard is to establish the minimum requirements to safeguard public health, safety and general welfare through structural strength, means of egress facilities, stability, and safety to life and property relative to the construction, alteration, repair, operation and maintenance of new and existing temporary and permanent bench bleachers, folding and telescopic seating and grandstands. This standard is intended for adoption by government agencies and organizations setting model codes to achieve uniformity in technical design criteria in building codes and other regulations.
The construction of new temporary and permanent bleachers, folding and telescopic seating and grandstands shall comply with Chapters 1 through 4. Existing temporary and permanent installations shall comply with Chapters 1, 2 and 5. Temporary installations are those that are erected for a period of less than 180 days in a calendar year.
Nothing in this standard is intended to prevent the use of designs, products or technologies as alternatives to those prescribed by this standard, where equivalence is provided, and such equivalence is approved by the administrative authority adopting this standard.
Dimensions that are not stated as “maximum” or “minimum” are absolute. All dimensions are subject to conventional industry tolerances.
After construction or installation, an inspection shall be performed to evaluate compliance with this standard.
The owner shall cause all bleachers, folding and telescopic seating, and grandstands to be inspected at least once a year in order to verify that the structure is maintained in compliance with the provisions of this standard. All folding and telescopic seating shall also be inspected to evaluate compliance with the manufacturer’s installation and operational instructions, including an inspection during the opening and closing of such seating.
Exception: Existing installations shall be inspected in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 5.
The codes and standards referenced in this standard shall be considered part of the requirements of this standard to the prescribed extent of each such reference. Chapter 6.contains a complete list of all referenced standards.
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