ADOPTS WITH AMENDMENTS:

International Fire Code 2012 (IFC 2012)

Part I — Administrative

Part II — General Safety Provisions

Part III — Building and Equipment Design Features

ICC 300 Bleachers, Folding and Telescopic Seating, and Grandstands

Part IV — Special Occupancies and Operations

Part V — Hazardous Materials

Part VI — Referenced Standards

Part VII — Appendices

Heads up: There are no amended sections in this chapter.

Group A — Assembly (50 or more persons):

A-1 — Theaters (performing arts, fixed seats)

A-2 — Dining and drinking (bars, restaurants, clubs)

A-3 — Auditoriums, gymnasiums, museums, worship, libraries, recreation, amusement, etc.

A-4 — Arenas, swimming pools, tennis courts (indoor spectator seating)

A-5 — Stadiums, grandstands (outdoor seating)

Group B — Business:

Professional services

College/university classrooms

Offices

Clinics (including outpatient)

Motor vehicle showrooms

Electronic data processing

Assembly — less than 50 persons

Group E — Educational (through 12th grade):

Pre-school

K-12

Adult Day Care (occupants capable of escape)

Day Care — older children (see I-4 for younger)

Group F — Factory/Industrial:

Group F-1 — Moderate Hazard (combustible materials):

— Aircraft

— Automobiles

— Boats

— Metals

— Rugs

— Woodworking

Group F-2 — Low Hazard — Not a significant fire risk (mostly non-combustible materials):

— Non-alcoholic beverages

— Brick & Masonry

— Ceramic products

— Glass

— Gypsum

— Ice

— Metal Products (fabrication & assembly)

Group H — Hazardous Occupancies:

Group H-1: detonation hazard (explosive materials)

Group H-2: deflagration/accelerated burning (flammable/combustible liquids in use, dusts)

Group H-3: readily support combustion or pose physical hazard (flammable/combustible liquids in storage, flammable solids, Class 2 or 3 oxidizers)

Group H-4: health hazards (corrosives, toxic and highly toxic materials)

Group H-5: semiconductor fabrication

Group I — Institutional:

Group I-1 (more than 16 persons):

— Supervised custodial care (assisted living, group homes, congregate care, half-way houses, board & care, Supervised living facilities — Class A-2)

Group I-2:

— Hospitals

— Nursing homes

— Detox centers

— Supervised living facilities - Class B-3

Group I-3: jails, prisons, detention centers

Group I-4: Adult and Child day care facilities for 6 or more persons receiving custodial care

Group M — Mercantile:

— Stores

— Retail/wholesale stores

— Sales rooms

— Motor vehicle fuel dispensing (no repairs)

Group R — Residential:

Group R-1 (transient in nature < 30 days):

— Hotels/Motels

— Boarding houses — Congregate living (>10)

— Bed & breakfast with 6 or more guest rooms

Group R-2 (Nontransient > 30 days):

— Apartments — Condominiums

— Dormitories

— Boarding houses — Congregate living (> 16)

— Hotels/Motels (nontransient)

— Fraternities and sororities

— Convents/Monasteries

Group R-3:

— One- & two-family homes

— Bed & breakfast with 5 or fewer rooms

— Boarding houses/Congregate living (< 6)

— Day care (family & group family) (< 6)

— Housing w/services/Assisted Living (< 6)

— Supervised living facilities (A-1 & B-1)

Group R-4: Supervised residential care (6-16 people):

— Housing w/services/Assisted living

— Treatment facilities

— Supervised living facilities (A-2 and B-2)

Group S — Storage:

Group S-1: moderate hazard (combustible):

— Combustible materials

— Vehicle repair garages

Group S-2: low hazard (non-combustible):

— Metal items

— Glass, ceramic, food products

— Parking garages

Group U — Miscellaneous:

— Private garages/Carports

— Fences/Retaining Walls

— Towers/Tanks

— Sheds

— Agricultural buildings/Barns/Greenhouse

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