Chapter 1 Administration

Chapter 2 Definitions

Chapter 3 General Precautions Against Fire

Chapter 4 Emergency Planning and Preparedness

Chapter 5 Fire Service Features

Chapter 6 Building Services and Systems

Chapter 7 Fire-Resistance-Rated Construction

Chapter 8 Interior Finish‚ Decorative Materials and Furnishings

Chapter 9 Fire Protection Systems

Chapter 10 Means of Egress

Chapter 11 Aviation Facilities

Chapter 12 Dry Cleaning

Chapter 13 Combustible Dust-Producing Operations

Chapter 14 Fire Safety During Construction and Demolition

Chapter 15 Flammable Finishes

Chapter 16 Fruit and Crop Ripening

Chapter 17 Fumigation and Thermal Insecticidal Fogging

Chapter 18 Semiconductor Fabrication Facilities

Chapter 19 Lumber Yards and Woodworking Facilities

Chapter 20 Manufacture of Organic Coatings

Chapter 21 Industrial Ovens

Chapter 22 Motor Fuel-Dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages

Chapter 23 High-Piled Combustible Storage

Chapter 24 Tents‚ Canopies and Other Membrane Structures

Chapter 25 Tire Rebuilding and Tire Storage

Chapter 26 Welding and Other Hot Work

Chapter 27 Hazardous Materials-General Provisions

Chapter 28 Aerosols

Chapter 29 Combustible Fibers

Chapter 30 Compressed Gases

Chapter 31 Corrosive Materials

Chapter 32 Cryogenic Fluids

Chapter 33 Explosives and Fireworks

Chapter 34 Flammable and Combustible Liquids

Chapter 35 Flammable Gases

Chapter 36 Flammable Solids

Chapter 37 Highly Toxic and Toxic Materials

Chapter 38 Liquefied Petroleum Gases

Chapter 39 Organic Peroxides

Chapter 40 Oxidizers

Chapter 41 Pyrophoric Materials

Chapter 42 Pyroxylin (Cellulose Nitrate) Plastics

Chapter 43 Unstable (Reactive) Materials

Chapter 44 Water-Reactive Solids and Liquids

Chapter 45 Referenced Standards

Appendix A Reserved

Appendix B Reserved

Appendix C Reserved

Appendix D Fire Apparatus Access Roads

Appendix E Hazard Categories

Appendix F Reserved

Appendix G Cryogenic Fluids-Weight and Volume Equivalents

Appendix H Identification of Buildings Utilizing Truss and Type Construction

Unless otherwise expressly stated, the following words and terms shall, for the purposes of this code, have the meanings shown in this chapter.
Words used in the present tense include the future; words stated in the masculine gender include the feminine and neuter; the singular number includes the plural and the plural, the singular.
Where terms are not defined in this code and are defined in the Building Code of New York State, Fuel Gas Code of New York State, Mechanical Code of New York State or Plumbing Code of New York State, such terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them as in those codes.
Where terms are not defined through the methods authorized by this section, such terms shall have ordinarily accepted meanings such as the context implies. Webster’s Third New International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged, shall be considered as providing ordinarily accepted meanings.


ACCESSIBLE MEANS OF EGRESS.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

AEROSOL.
See Section 2802.1. AEROSOL CONTAINER. See Section 2802.1.

AEROSOL WAREHOUSE.
See Section 2802.1.

AGENT.
A person who shall have charge, care or control of any structure as owner, or agent of the owner, or as executor, executrix, administrator, administratrix, trustee or guardian of the estate of the owner. Any such person representing the actual owner shall be bound to comply with the provisions of this code to the same extent as if that person was the owner.

AIR-SUPPORTED STRUCTURE.
See Section 2402.1.

AIRCRAFT OPERATION AREA (AOA).
See Section 1102.1.

AIRPORT.
See Section 1102.1.

AISLE.
See Section 1002.

AISLE ACCESSWAY.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

ALARM NOTIFICATION APPLIANCE.
See Section 902.1.

ALARM SIGNAL.
See Section 902.1.

ALARM VERIFICATION FEATURE.
See Section 902.1.

ALCOHOL-BASED HAND RUB.
See Section 3402.1.

ALTERATION.
Any construction or renovation to an existing structure other than a repair or addition. [EB]

ALTERNATING TREAD DEVICE.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

AMMONIUM NITRATE.
See Section 3302.1.

ANNUNCIATOR.
See Section 902.1.

APPROVED.
Acceptable to the code enforcement official.

AREA OF REFUGE.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

ARRAY.
See Section 2302.1.

ARRAY, CLOSED.
See Section 2302.1.

AUDIBLE ALARM NOTIFICATION APPLIANCE.
See Section 902.1.

AUTHORITY HAVING JURISDICTION.
The organization, office or individual responsible for approving equipment, an installation or a procedure.

AUTOMATIC.
See Section 902.1.

AUTOMATIC FIRE-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEM.
See Section 902.1.

AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEM.
See Section 902.1.

AUTOMOTIVE MOTOR FUEL-DISPENSING FACILITY.
See Section 2202.1.

AVERAGE AMBIENT SOUND LEVEL.
See Section 902.1.

BARRICADE.
See Section 3302.1.
Artificial barricade. See Section 3302.1.
Natural barricade. See Section 3302.1.
BARRICADED. See Section 3302.1.

BATTERY SYSTEM, STATIONARY LEAD ACID.
See Section 602.1.

BATTERY TYPES.
See Section 602.1.
Valve-regulated lead-acid battery. See Section 602.1.
Vented (Flooded) lead-acid battery. See Section 602.1.
BED AND BREAKFAST DWELLING. Owner occupied one-family dwelling used for providing overnight accommodations and a morning meal to not more than 10 transient lodgers, containing at least three but not more than five bedrooms for such lodgers.

BIN BOX.
See Section 2302.1.

BLAST AREA.
See Section 3302.1.

BLAST SITE.
See Section 3302.1.

BLASTER.
See Section 3302.1.

BLASTING AGENT.
See Section 3302.1.

BLEACHERS.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

BOILING POINT.
See Section 2702.1.

BONFIRE.
See Section 302.1.

BRITISH THERMAL UNIT (BTU).
The heat necessary to raise the temperature of 1 pound (0.454 kg) of water by 1°F (0.5565°C).

BULK OXYGEN SYSTEM.
See Section 4002.1.

BULK PLANT OR TERMINAL.
See Section 3402.1.

BULK TRANSFER.
See Section 3402.1.

BULLET RESISTANT.
See Section 3302.1.

CANOPY.
See Section 2402.1.

CARBON DIOXIDE EXTINGUISHING SYSTEM.
See Section 902.1.

CARTON.
A cardboard or fiberboard box enclosing a product.

CEILING LIMIT.
See Section 2702.1.

CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY.
A change in the purpose or level of activity within a building that involves a change in application of the requirements of this code. [EB]

CHEMICAL.
See Section 2702.1.

CHEMICAL NAME.
See Section 2702.1.

CLEAN AGENT.
See Section 902.1.

CLOSED CONTAINER.
See Section 2702.1.

CLOSED SYSTEM.
The use of a solid or liquid hazardous material involving a closed vessel or system that remains closed during normal operations where vapors emitted by the product are not liberated outside of the vessel or system and the product is not exposed to the atmosphere during normal operations; and all uses of compressed gases. Examples of closed systems for solids and liquids include product conveyed through a piping system into a closed vessel, system or piece of equipment.

CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL.
The officer or other designated authority charged with the administration and enforcement of the code, or a duly authorized representative.

COLD DECK.
See Section 1902.1.

COMBUSTIBLE DUST.
See Section 1302.1.

COMBUSTIBLE FIBERS.
See Section 2902.1.

COMBUSTIBLE LIQUID.
See Section 3402.1.
Class II. See Section 3402.1.
Class IIIA. See Section 3402.1.
Class IIIB. See Section 3402.1.
COMMERCIAL COOKING APPLIANCES. See Section 602.1. [M]

COMMODITY.
See Section 2302.1.

COMMON PATH OF EGRESS TRAVEL.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

COMPRESSED GAS.
See Section 3002.1.

COMPRESSED GAS CONTAINER.
See Section 3002.1.

COMPRESSED GAS SYSTEM.
See Section 3002.1.

CONSTANTLY ATTENDED LOCATION.
See Section 902.1.

CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS.
The written, graphic and pictorial documents prepared or assembled for describing the design, location and physical characteristics of the elements of the project necessary for obtaining a permit.

CONTAINER.
See Section 2702.1.

CONTAINMENT SYSTEM.
See Section 3702.1.

CONTAINMENT VESSEL.
See Section 3702.1.

CONTINUOUS GAS DETECTION SYSTEM.
See Section 1802.1.

CONTROL AREA.
See Section 2702.1.

CORRIDOR.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

COTTON.
See Section 2902.1.
Baled cotton. See Section 2902.1.
Baled cotton, densely packed. See Section 2902.1.
Seed cotton. See Section 2902.1.
CORROSIVE. See Section 3102.1.

CRYOGENIC CONTAINER.
See Section 3202.1.

CRYOGENIC FLUID.
See Section 3202.1.

CRYOGENIC VESSEL.
See Section 3202.1.

CYLINDER.
See Section 2702.1.

DAY BOX.
See Section 2702.1.

DECORATIVE MATERIALS.
All materials applied over the building interior finish 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 materials containing foam plastics. Decorative materials do not include floor coverings, ordinary window shades, interior finish and materials 0.025 inch (0.64 mm) or less in thickness applied directly to and adhering tightly to a substrate.

DEFLAGRATION.
See Section 2702.1.

DELUGE SYSTEM.
See Section 902.1.

DESIGN PRESSURE.
See Section 2702.1.

DETACHED BUILDING.
See Section 2702.1.

DETEARING.
See Section 1502.1.

DETECTOR, HEAT.
See Section 902.1.

DETONATING CORD.
See Section 3302.1.

DETONATION.
See Section 3302.1.

DETONATOR.
See Section 3302.1.

DIP TANK.
See Section 1502.1.

DISCHARGE SITE.
See Section 3302.1.

DISPENSING.
See Section 2702.1.

DISPENSING DEVICE, OVERHEAD TYPE.
See Section 2202.1.

DISPLAY SITE.
See Section 3302.1.

DOOR, BALANCED.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

DRAFT CURTAIN.
See Section 2302.1.

DRY-CHEMICAL EXTINGUISHING AGENT.
See Section 902.1.

DRY CLEANING.
See Section 1202.1.

DRY CLEANING PLANT.
See Section 1202.1.

DRY CLEANING ROOM.
See Section 1202.1.

DRY CLEANING SYSTEM.
See Section 1202.1.

DWELLING UNIT.
A single unit providing complete, independent living facilities for one or more persons, including permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, cooking and sanitation. [B]

EARLY SUPPRESSION FAST-RESPONSE (ESFR) SPRINKLER.
See Section 2302.1.

EGRESS COURT.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

ELECTROSTATIC FLUIDIZED BED.
See Section 1502.1.

EMERGENCY ALARM SYSTEM.
See Section 902.1.

EMERGENCY CONTROL STATION.
See Section 1802.1.

EMERGENCY ESCAPE AND RESCUE OPENING.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

EMERGENCY EVACUATION DRILL.
See Section 402.1.

EMERGENCY SHUTOFF VALVE.
A valve designed to shut off the flow of gases or liquids.

EXCESS FLOW CONTROL.
See Section 2702.1.

EXCESS FLOW VALVE.
See Section 3702.1.

EXHAUSTED ENCLOSURE.
See Section 2702.1.

EXISTING.
Buildings, facilities or conditions which are already in existence, constructed or officially authorized prior to the adoption of this code.

EXIT.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

EXIT ACCESS.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

EXIT DISCHARGE.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

EXIT DISCHARGE, LEVEL OF.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

EXIT ENCLOSURE.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

EXIT, HORIZONTAL.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

EXIT PASSAGEWAY.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

EXPANDED PLASTIC.
See Section 2302.1.

EXPLOSION.
See Section 2702.1.

EXPLOSIVE.
See Section 3302.1.
High Explosive. See Section 3302.1.
Low Explosive. See Section 3302.1.
Mass-detonating Explosives. See Section 3302.1.
UN/DOTn Class 1 Explosives. See Section 3302.1.
Division 1.1. See Section 3302.1.
Division 1.2. See Section 3302.1.
Division 1.3. See Section 3302.1.
Division 1.4. See Section 3302.1.
Division 1.5. See Section 3302.1.
Division 1.6. See Section 3302.1.
EXPLOSIVE MATERIAL. See Section 3302.1.

EXTRA-HIGH-RACK COMBUSTIBLE STORAGE.
See Section 2302.1.

FABRICATION AREA.
See Section 1802.1.

FACILITY.
A building or use in a fixed location including exterior storage areas for flammable and combustible substances and hazardous materials, piers, wharves, tank farms and similar uses. This term includes recreational vehicles, mobile home and manufactured housing parks, sales and storage lots.

FAIL-SAFE.
A design condition incorporating a feature for automatically counteracting the effect of an anticipated possible source of failure; also, a design condition eliminating or mitigating a hazardous condition by compensating automatically for a failure or malfunction.

FALLOUT AREA.
See Section 3302.1.

FALSE ALARM.
The willful and knowing initiation or transmission of a signal, message or other notification of an event of fire when no such danger exists.

FINES.
See Section 1902.1.

FIRE ALARM.
The giving, signaling or transmission to any public fire station, or company or to any officer or employee thereof, whether by telephone, spoken word or otherwise, of information to the effect that there is a fire at or near the place indicated by the person giving, signaling, or transmitting such information.

FIRE ALARM BOX, MANUAL.
See Section 902.1.

FIRE ALARM CONTROL UNIT.
See Section 902.1.

FIRE ALARM SIGNAL.
See Section 902.1.

FIRE ALARM SYSTEM.
See Section 902.1.

FIRE APPARATUS ACCESS ROAD.
See Section 502.1.

FIRE AREA.
See Section 902.1.

FIRE CHIEF.
The chief officer of the fire department serving the jurisdiction, or a duly authorized representative.

FIRE CODE OFFICIAL.
See CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL.

FIRE COMMAND CENTER.
See Section 502.1.

FIRE DEPARTMENT MASTER KEY.
See Section 502.1.

FIRE DETECTOR, AUTOMATIC.
See Section 902.1.

FIRE DOOR ASSEMBLY.
Any combination of a fire door, frame, hardware, and other accessories that together provide a specific degree of fire protection to the opening. [B]

FIRE EXIT HARDWARE.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

FIRE LANE.
See Section 502.1.

FIRE PARTITION.
A vertical assembly of materials designed to restrict the spread of fire in which openings are protected. [B]

FIRE POINT.
See Section 3402.1.

FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEM.
See Section 902.1.

FIRE SAFETY FUNCTIONS.
See Section 902.1.

FIRE WATCH.
A temporary measure intended to ensure continuous and systematic surveillance of a building or portion thereof by one or more qualified individuals for the purposes of identifying and controlling fire hazards, detecting early signs of unwanted fire, raising an alarm of fire and notifying the fire department.

FIREWORKS.
See Section 3302.1.
Fireworks, 1.4G. See Section 3302.1.
Fireworks, 1.3G. See Section 3302.1.
FIREWORKS DISPLAY. See Section 3302.1.

FLAMMABLE CRYOGENIC FLUID.
See Section 3202.1.

FLAMMABLE FINISHES.
See Section 1502.1.

FLAMMABLE GAS.
See Section 3502.1.

FLAMMABLE LIQUEFIED GAS.
See Section 3502.1.

FLAMMABLE LIQUID.
See Section 3402.1.
Class IA. See Section 3402.1.
Class IB. See Section 3402.1.
Class IC. See Section 3402.1.
FLAMMABLE MATERIAL. A material capable of being readily ignited from common sources of heat or at a temperature of 600°F (316°C) or less.

FLAMMABLE SOLID.
See Section 3602.1.

FLAMMABLE VAPOR AREA.
See Section 1502.1.

FLAMMABLE VAPORS OR FUMES.
See Section 2702.1.

FLASH POINT.
See Section 3402.1.

FLEET VEHICLE MOTOR FUEL-DISPENSING FACILITY.
See Section 2202.1.

FLOOR AREA, GROSS.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

FLOOR AREA, NET.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

FLUIDIZED BED.
See Section 1502.1.

FOAM-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEM.
See Section 902.1.

FOLDING AND TELESCOPIC SEATING.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

FUEL LIMIT SWITCH.
See Section 3402.1.

FUMIGANT.
See Section 1702.1.

FUMIGATION.
See Section 1702.1.

FURNACE CLASS A.
See Section 2102.1.

FURNACE CLASS B.
See Section 2102.1.

FURNACE CLASS C.
See Section 2102.1.

FURNACE CLASS D.
See Section 2102.1.

GAS CABINET.
See Section 2702.1.

GAS ROOM.
See Section 2702.1.

GRANDSTAND.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

GUARD.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

HALOGENATED EXTINGUISHING SYSTEM.
See Section 902.1.

HANDLING.
See Section 2702.1.

HANDRAIL.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL.
See Section 2702.1.

HAZARDOUS PRODUCTION MATERIAL (HPM).
See Section 1802.1.

HEALTH HAZARD.
See Section 2702.1.

HELIPORT.
See Section 1102.1.

HELISTOP.
See Section 1102.1.

HI-BOY.
See Section 302.1.

HIGH-PILED COMBUSTIBLE STORAGE.
See Section 2302.1.

HIGH-PILED STORAGE AREA.
See Section 2302.1.

HIGHLY TOXIC.
See Section 3702.1.

HIGHLY VOLATILE LIQUID.
A liquefied compressed gas with a boiling point of less than 68°F (20°C).

HIGHWAY.
See Section 3302.1.

HOGGED MATERIALS.
See Section 1902.1.

HOOD.
See Section 602.1. [M] HOT WORK. See Section 2602.1.

HOT WORK AREA.
See Section 2602.1.

HOT WORK EQUIPMENT.
See Section 2602.1.

HOT WORK PERMITS.
See Section 2602.1.

HOT WORK PROGRAM.
See Section 2602.1.

HPM FLAMMABLE LIQUID.
See Section 1802.1.

HPM ROOM.
See Section 1802.1.

IMMEDIATELY DANGEROUS TO LIFE AND HEALTH (IDLH).
See Section 2702.1.

IMPAIRMENT COORDINATOR.
See Section 902.1.

INCOMPATIBLE MATERIALS.
See Section 2702.1.

INHABITED BUILDING.
See Section 3302.1.

INITIATING DEVICE.
See Section 902.1.

IRRITANT.
A chemical which is not corrosive, but which causes a reversible inflammatory effect on living tissue by chemical action at the site of contact. A chemical is a skin irritant if, when tested on the intact skin of albino rabbits by the methods of CPSC 16 CFR Part 1500.41 for an exposure of four or more hours or by other appropriate techniques, it results in an empirical score of 5 or more. A chemical is classified as an eye irritant if so determined under the procedure listed in CPSC 16 CFR Part 1500.42 or other approved techniques.

KEY BOX.
See Section 502.1.

LABELED.
Equipment or material to which has been attached a label, symbol or other identifying mark of a nationally recognized testing laboratory, inspection agency or other organization concerned with product evaluation that maintains periodic inspection of production of labeled equipment or materials, and by whose labeling is indicated compliance with nationally recognized standards or tests to determine suitable usage in a specified manner.

LIMITED SPRAYING SPACE.
See Section 1502.1.

LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS (LNG).
See Section 2202.1.

LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LP-gas).
See Section 3802.1.

LIQUID.
See Section 2702.1.

LIQUID STORAGE ROOM.
See Section 3402.1.

LIQUID STORAGE WAREHOUSE.
See Section 3402.1.

LISTED.
Equipment or materials included on a list published by an approved testing laboratory, inspection agency or other organization concerned with current product evaluation that maintains periodic inspection of production of listed equipment or materials, and whose listing states that equipment or materials comply with approved nationally recognized standards and have been tested or evaluated and found suitable for use in a specified manner.

LONGITUDINAL FLUE SPACE.
See Section 2302.1.

LOW-PRESSURE TANK.
See Section 3202.1.

LOWER EXPLOSIVE LIMIT (LEL).
See Section 2702.1.

LOWER FLAMMABLE LIMIT (LFL).
See Section 2702.1.

MAGAZINE.
See Section 3302.1.
Indoor. See Section 3302.1.
Type 1. See Section 3302.1.
Type 2. See Section 3302.1.
Type 3. See Section 3302.1.
Type 4. See Section 3302.1.
Type 5. See Section 3302.1.
MAGNESIUM. See Section 3602.1.

MANUAL FIRE ALARM BOX.
See Section 902.1.

MANUAL STOCKING METHODS.
See Section 2302.1.

MARINE MOTOR FUEL-DISPENSING FACILITY.
See Section 2202.1.

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET (MSDS).
See Section 2702.1.

MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE QUANTITY PER CONTROL AREA.
See Section 2702.1.

MEANS OF EGRESS.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

MECHANICAL STOCKING METHODS.
See Section 2302.1.

MEMBRANE STRUCTURE.
See Section 2402.1.

MERCHANDISE PAD.
See Section 1002. [B]

MOBILE FUELING.
See Section 3402.1.

MORTAR.
See Section 3302.1.

MULTIPLE-STATION ALARM DEVICE.
See Section 902.1.

MULTIPLE-STATION SMOKE ALARM.
See Section 902.1.

NESTING.
See Section 3002.1.

NET EXPLOSIVE WEIGHT (net weight).
See Section 3302.1.

NORMAL TEMPERATURE AND PRESSURE (NTP).
See Section 2702.1.

NOSING.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

NUISANCE ALARM.
See Section 902.1.

OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATION.
For the purposes of this code, certain occupancies are defined as follows:
Assembly Group A. Assembly Group A occupancy includes, among others, the use of a building or structure, or a portion thereof, for the gathering together of persons for purposes such as civic, social or religious functions; recreation, food or drink consumption; or awaiting transportation. [B]

Exceptions:
1. A building or tenant spaces used for assembly purposes with an occupant load of less than 50 persons shall be classified as a Group B occupancy.
2. A room or space used for assembly purposes with an occupant load of less than 50 persons and accessory to another occupancy shall be classified as a Group B occupancy or classified as part of that occupancy.
3. A room or space used for assembly purposes that is less than 750 square feet (70 m2) in area and is accessory to another occupancy shall be classified as a Group B occupancy or classified as part of that occupancy.

Assembly occupancies shall include the following:

A-1
Assembly uses, usually with fixed seating, intended for the production and viewing of performing arts or motion pictures including but not limited to:

Motion picture theaters

Symphony and concert halls

Televison and radio studios admitting an audience

Theaters

A-2
Assembly uses intended for food and/or drink consumption including, but not limited to:

Banquet halls

Night clubs

Restaurants

Taverns and bars

A-3
Assembly uses intended for worship, recreation or amusement and other assembly uses not classified elsewhere in Group A, including, but not limited to:

Amusement arcades

Art galleries

Bowling alleys

Community halls

Courtrooms

Dance halls (not including food or drink consumption)

Exhibition halls

Funeral parlors

Gymnasiums (without spectator seating)

Indoor swimming pools (without spectator seating)

Indoor tennis courts (without spectator seating)

Lecture halls

Libraries

Museums

Places of religious worship

Pool and billiard parlors

Waiting areas in transportation terminals

A-4
Assembly uses intended for viewing of indoor sporting events and activities with spectator seating including, but not limited to:

Arenas

Skating rinks

Swimming pools

Tennis courts

A-5
Assembly uses intended for participation in or viewing outdoor activities including, but not limited to:

Amusement park structures

Bleachers

Grandstands

Stadiums
Business Group B. Business Group B occupancy includes, among others, the use of a building or structure, or a portion thereof, for office, professional or service-type transactions, including storage of records and accounts. Business occupancies shall include, but not be limited to, the following: [B]

Airport traffic control towers

Animal hospitals, kennels and pounds

Banks

Barber and beauty shops

Car wash

Civic administration

Clinic—outpatient

Dry cleaning and laundries; pick-up and delivery stations and self-service

Educational occupancies for students above the 12th grade

Electronic data processing

Laboratories; testing and research

Motor vehicle showrooms

Post offices

Print shops

Professional services (architects, attorneys, dentists, physicians, engineers, etc.)

Radio and television stations

Telephone exchanges

Training and skill development not within a school or academic program
Educational Group E. Educational Group E occupancy includes, among others, the use of a building or structure, or a portion thereof, by six or more persons at any one time for educational purposes through the 12th grade. Religious educational rooms and religious auditoriums, which are accessory to places of religious worship in accordance with Section 508.3.1 of the Building Code of New York State and have occupant loads of less than 100, shall be classified as Group A-3 occupancies. [B]
Day care. The use of a building or structure, or portion thereof, for educational, supervision or personal care services for more than five children older than 21/2 years of age shall be classified as an E occupancy.
Factory Industrial Group F. Factory Industrial Group F occupancy includes, among others, the use of a building or structure, or a portion thereof, for assembling, disassembling, fabricating, finishing, manufacturing, packaging, repair or processing operations that are not classified as a Group H high-hazard or Group S storage occupancy. [B]
Factory Industrial F-1 Moderate-hazard Occupancy. Factory Industrial uses which are not classified as Factory Industrial Group F-2 shall be classified as F-1 Moderate Hazard and shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

Aircraft

Appliances

Athletic equipment

Automobiles and other motor vehicles

Bakeries

Beverages; over 12 percent in alcohol content

Bicycles

Boats

Brooms or brushes

Business machines

Cameras and photo equipment

Canvas and similar fabric

Carpet and rugs (includes cleaning)

Disinfectants

Dry cleaning and dyeing

Electric generation plants

Electronics

Engines (including rebuilding)

Food processing

Furniture

Hemp products

Jute products

Laundries

Leather products

Machinery

Metals

Millwork (sash and doors)

Motion picture and television filming (without spectators)

Musical instruments

Optical goods

Paper mills or products

Photographic film

Plastic products

Printing or publishing

Recreational vehicles

Refuse incineration

Shoes

Soaps and detergents

Textiles

Tobacco

Trailers

Upholstering

Wood; distillation

Woodworking (cabinet)
Factory Industrial F-2 Low-hazard Occupancy. Factory industrial uses involving the fabrication or manufacturing of noncombustible materials which, during finishing, packaging or processing do not involve a significant fire hazard, shall be classified as Group F-2 occupancies and shall include, but not be limited to, the following: [B]

Beverages; up to and including 12-percent alcohol content

Brick and masonry

Ceramic products

Foundries

Glass products

Gypsum

Ice

Metal products (fabrication and assembly)
High-hazard Group H. High-hazard Group H occupancy includes, among others, the use of a building or structure, or a portion thereof, that involves the manufacturing, processing, generation or storage of materials that constitute a physical or health hazard in quantities in excess of quantities allowed in control areas constructed and located as required in Section 2703.8.3. Hazardous uses are classified in Groups H-1, H-2, H-3, H-4 and H-5 and shall be in accordance with this code and the requirements of Section 415 of the Building Code of New York State.

Exceptions:
The following shall not be classified in Group H, but shall be classified in the occupancy that they most nearly resemble:
1. Buildings and structures that contain not more than the maximum allowable quantities per control area of hazardous materials as shown in Tables 2703.1.1(1) and 2703.1.1(2), provided that such buildings are maintained in accordance with this code.
2. Buildings utilizing control areas in accordance with Section 2703.8.3 that contain not more than the maximum allowable quantities per control area of hazardous materials as shown in Tables 2703.1.1(1) and 2703.1.1(2).
3. Buildings and structures occupied for the application of flammable finishes, provided that such buildings or areas conform to the requirements of Section 416 of the Building Code of New York State and Chapter 15 of this code.
4. Wholesale and retail sales and storage of flammable and combustible liquids in mercantile occupancies conforming to Chapter 34.
5. Closed piping systems containing flammable or combustible liquids or gases utilized for the operation of machinery or equipment.
6. Cleaning establishments that utilize combustible liquid solvents having a flash point of 140°F (60°C) or higher in closed systems employing equipment listed by an approved testing agency, provided that this occupancy is separated from all other areas of the building by 1-hour fire barriers constructed in accordance with Section 706 of the Building Code of New York State or 1-hour horizontal assemblies constructed in accordance with Section 711 of the Building Code of New York State, or both.
7. Cleaning establishments that utilize a liquid solvent having a flash point at or above 200°F (93°C).
8. Liquor stores and distributors without bulk storage.
9. Refrigeration systems.
10. The storage or utilization of materials for agricultural purposes on the premises.
11. Stationary batteries utilized for facility emergency power, uninterrupted power supply or telecommunication facilities, provided that the batteries are provided with safety venting caps and ventilation is provided in accordance with the Mechanical Code of New York State.
12. Corrosives shall not include personal or household products in their original packaging used in retail display or commonly used building materials.
13. Buildings and structures occupied for aerosol storage shall be classified as Group S-1, provided that such buildings conform to the requirements of Chapter 28.
14. Display and storage of nonflammable solid and nonflammable or noncombustible liquid hazardous materials in quantities not exceeding the maximum allowable quantity per control area in Group M or S occupancies complying with Section 2703.8.3.5.
15. The storage of black powder, smokeless propellant and small arms primers in Groups M and R-3 and special industrial explosive devices in Groups B, F, M and S, provided such storage conforms to the quantity limits and requirements of this code.
High-hazard Group H-1. Buildings and structures containing materials that pose a detonation hazard, shall be classified as Group H-1. Such materials shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

Explosives:
Division 1.1
Division 1.2
Division 1.3

Exception:
Materials that are used and maintained in a form where either confinement or configuration will not elevate the hazard from a mass fire to mass explosion hazard shall be allowed in Group H-2 occupancies.
Division 1.4

Exception:
Articles, including articles packaged for shipment, that are not regulated as an explosive under Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms regulations, or unpackaged articles used in process operations that do not propagate a detonation or deflagration between articles shall be allowed in Group H-3 occupancies.
Division 1.5
Division 1.6

Organic peroxides, unclassified detonable

Oxidizers, Class 4

Unstable (reactive) materials, Class 3 detonable, and Class 4

Detonable pyrophoric materials
High-hazard Group H-2. Buildings and structures containing materials that pose a deflagration hazard or a hazard from accelerated burning, shall be classified as Group H-2. Such materials shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

Class I, or II or IIIA flammable or combustible liquids which are used or stored in normally open containers or systems, or in closed containers or systems pressurized at more than 15 pounds per square inch (103.4 kPa) gauge

Combustible dusts

Cryogenic fluids, flammable

Flammable gases

Organic peroxides, Class I

Oxidizers, Class 3, that are used or stored in normally open containers or systems, or in closed containers or systems pressurized at more than 15 pounds per square inch (103.4 kPa) gauge

Pyrophoric liquids, solids and gases, nondetonable

Unstable (reactive) materials, Class 3, nondetonable

Water-reactive materials, Class 3
High-hazard Group H-3. Buildings and structures containing materials that readily support combustion or that pose a physical hazard shall be classified as Group H-3. Such materials shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

Class I, II or IIIA flammable or combustible liquids that are used or stored in normally closed containers or systems pressurized at 15 pounds per square inch gauge (103.4 kPa) or less

Combustible fibers, other than densely packed baled cotton

Consumer fireworks, 1.4G (Class C, Common)

Cryogenic fluids, oxidizing

Flammable solids

Organic peroxides, Class II and III

Oxidizers, Class 2

Oxidizers, Class 3, that are used or stored in normally closed containers or systems pressurized at 15 pounds per square inch gauge (103.4 kPa) or less.

Oxidizing gases

Unstable (reactive) materials, Class 2

Water-reactive materials, Class 2
High-hazard Group H-4. Buildings and structures which contain materials that are health hazards shall be classified as Group H-4. Such materials shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

Corrosives

Highly toxic materials

Toxic materials
High-hazard Group H-5. Semiconductor fabrication facilities and comparable research and development areas in which hazardous production materials (HPM) are used and the aggregate quantity of materials is in excess of those listed in Tables 2703.1.1(1) and 2703.1.1(2) shall be classified as Group H-5. Such facilities and areas shall be designed and constructed in accordance with Section 415.8 of the Building Code of New York State.
Institutional Group I. Institutional Group I occupancy includes, among others, the use of a building or structure, or a portion thereof, in which people, cared for or living in a supervised environment and having physical limitations because of health or age, are harbored for medical treatment or other care or treatment, or in which people are detained for penal or correctional purposes or in which the liberty of the occupants is restricted. Institutional occupancies shall be classified as Group I-1, I-2, I-3 or I-4. [B]
Group I-1. This occupancy shall include buildings, structures or parts thereof housing more than 16 persons, on a 24-hour basis, who because of age, mental disability or other reasons, live in a supervised residential environment that provides personal care services. The occupants are capable of responding to an emergency situation without physical assistance from staff. This group shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

Alcohol and drug centers

Assisted living facilities

Congregate care facilities

Convalescent facilities

Group homes

Half-way houses

Residential board and care facilities

Social rehabilitation facilities

A facility such as the above with five or fewer persons shall be classified as Group R-3 or shall comply with the Residential Code of New York State in accordance with Section 101.2 of the Building Code of New York State. A facility such as above, housing at least six and not more than 16 persons, shall be classified as Group R-4.
Group I-2. This occupancy shall include buildings and structures used for medical, surgical, psychiatric, nursing or custodial care on a 24-hour basis of more than five persons who are not capable of self-preservation. This group shall include, but not be limited to, the following: [B]

Hospitals

Nursing homes (both intermediate care facilities and skilled nursing facilities)

Mental hospitals

Detoxification facilities

A facility such as the above with five or fewer persons shall be classified as Group R-3 or shall comply with the Residential Code of New York State in accordance with Section 101.2 of the Building Code of New York State.

A child care facility that provides care on a 24-hour basis to more than five children 21/2 years of age or less shall be classified as Group I-2.
Group I-3. This occupancy shall include buildings and structures which are inhabited by more than five persons who are under restraint or security. An I-3 facility is occupied by persons who are generally incapable of self-preservation due to security measures not under the occupants’ control. This group shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

Correctional centers

Detention centers

Jails

Prerelease centers

Prisons

Reformatories

Buildings of Group I-3 shall be classified as one of the occupancy conditions indicated below:
Condition 1. This occupancy condition shall include buildings in which free movement is allowed from sleeping areas and other spaces where access or occupancy is permitted, to the exterior via means of egress without restraint. A Condition 1 facility is permitted to be constructed as Group R.
Condition 2. This occupancy condition shall include buildings in which free movement is allowed from sleeping areas and any other occupied smoke compartment to one or more other smoke compartments. Egress to the exterior is impeded by locked exits.
Condition 3. This occupancy condition shall include buildings in which free movement is allowed within individual smoke compartments, such as within a residential unit comprised of individual sleeping units and group activity spaces, where egress is impeded by remote-controlled release of means of egress from such smoke compartment to another smoke compartment.
Condition 4. This occupancy condition shall include buildings in which free movement is restricted from an occupied space. Remote-controlled release is provided to permit movement from sleeping units, activity spaces and other occupied areas within the smoke compartment to other smoke compartments.
Condition 5. This occupancy condition shall include buildings in which free movement is restricted from an occupied space. Staff-controlled manual release is provided to permit movement from sleeping units, activity spaces and other occupied areas within the smoke compartment to other smoke compartments.
Group I-4, day care facilities. This group shall include buildings and structures occupied by persons of any age who receive custodial care for less than 24 hours by individuals other than parents or guardians, relatives by blood marriage, or adoption, and in a place other than the home of the person cared for. A facility such as the above with five or fewer persons shall be classified as Group R-3 or shall comply with the Residential Code of New York State in accordance with Section 101.2 of the Building Code of New York State. Places of worship during religious functions are not included.
Adult care facility. A facility that provides accommodations for less than 24 hours for more than five unrelated adults and provides supervision and personal care services shall be classified as Group I-4.

Exception:
Where the occupants are capable of responding to an emergency situation without physical assistance from the staff the facility shall be classified as Group A-3.
Child care facility. A facility that provides supervision and personal care on less than a 24-hour basis for more than five children 21/2 years of age or less shall be classified as Group I-4.

Exception:
A child day care facility which provides care for more than five but no more than 100 children 21/2 years or less of age, when the rooms where such children are cared for are located on the level of exit discharge and each of these child care rooms has an exit door directly to the exterior, shall be classified as Group E.
Mercantile Group M. Mercantile Group M occupancy includes, among others, buildings and structures or a portion thereof, for the display and sale of merchandise, and involves stocks of goods, wares or merchandise incidental to such purposes and accessible to the public. Mercantile occupancies shall include, but not be limited to, the following. [B]

Department stores

Drug stores

Markets

Motor fuel-dispensing facilities

Retail or wholesale stores

Sales rooms
Residential Group R. Residential Group R includes, among others, the use of a building or structure, or a portion thereof, for sleeping purposes when not classified as an Institutional Group I or when not regulated by the Residential Code of New York State in accordance with Section 101.2 of the Building Code of New York State. Residential occupancies shall include the following: [B]

R-1
Residential occupancies containing sleeping units where the occupants are primarily transient in nature, including:

Boarding houses (transient)

Hotels (transient)

Motels (transient)

R-2
Residential occupancies containing sleeping units or more than two dwelling units where the occupants are primarily permanent in nature, including:

Apartment houses

Boarding houses (not transient)

Convents

Dormitories

Fraternities and sororities

Hotels (nontransient)

Monasteries

Motels (nontransient)

Vacation timeshare properties

Congregate living facilities with 16 or fewer occupants are permitted to comply with the construction requirements for Group R-3.

R-3
Residential occupancies where the occupants are primarily permanent in nature and not classified as R-1, R-2, R-4 or I, including:

Buildings that do not contain more than two dwelling units

Adult care facilities that provide accommodations for five or fewer persons of any age for less than 24 hours

Child care facilities that provide accommodations for five or fewer persons of any age for less than 24 hours

Congregate living facilities with 16 or fewer persons.

Adult and child care facilities that are within a single-family home are permitted to comply with the Residential Code of New York State.

R-4
Residential occupancies shall include buildings arranged for occupancy as residential care/assisted living facilities including more than five but not more than 16 occupants, excluding staff.

Group R-4 occupancies shall meet the requirements for construction as defined in the Building Code of New York State for Group R-3, except as otherwise provided for in that code, or shall comply with the Residential Code of New York State.
Storage Group S. Storage Group S occupancy includes, among others, the use of a building or structure, or a portion thereof, for storage that is not classified as a hazardous occupancy. [B]
Moderate-hazard storage, Group S-1. Buildings occupied for storage uses that are not classified as Group S-2, including, but not limited to, storage of the following:

Aerosols, Levels 2 and 3

Aircraft repair hangar

Bags; cloth, burlap and paper

Bamboos and rattan

Baskets

Belting; canvas and leather

Books and paper in rolls or packs

Boots and shoes

Buttons, including cloth covered, pearl or bone

Cardboard and cardboard boxes

Clothing, woolen wearing apparel

Cordage

Dry boat storage (indoor)

Fire truck bay

Furniture

Furs

Glues, mucilage, pastes and size

Grains

Horns and combs, other than celluloid

Leather

Linoleum

Lumber

Motor vehicle repair garages (complying with the Building Code of New York State and containing less than the maximum allowable quantities of hazardous materials)

Photo engravings

Resilient flooring

Self-service storage facilities

Silks

Soaps

Sugar

Tires, bulk storage of

Tobacco, cigars, cigarettes and snuff

Upholstery and mattresses

Wax candles

Low-hazard storage, Group S-2.
Includes, among others, buildings used for the storage of noncombustible materials such as products on wood pallets or in paper cartons with or without single thickness divisions; or in paper wrappings. Such products may have a negligible amount of plastic trim such as knobs, handles, or film wrapping. Storage uses shall include, but not be limited to, storage of the following:

Aircraft hangar

Asbestos

Beverages up to and including12-percent alcohol in metal, glass or ceramic containers

Cement in bags

Chalk and crayons

Dairy products in nonwaxed coated paper containers

Dry cell batteries

Electrical coils

Electrical motors

Empty cans

Food products

Foods in noncombustible containers

Fresh fruits and vegetables in nonplastic trays or containers

Frozen foods

Glass

Glass bottles, empty or filled with noncombustible liquids

Gypsum board

Inert pigments

Ivory

Metal desks with plastic tops and trim

Metal parts

Metals

Mirrors

Oil-filled and other types of distribution transformers

Parking garages (open or enclosed)

Porcelain and pottery

Stoves

Talc and soapstones

Washers and dryers
Miscellaneous Group U. Buildings and structures of an accessory character and miscellaneous structures not classified in any specific occupancy shall be constructed, equipped and maintained to conform to the requirements of this code commensurate with the fire and life hazard incidental to their occupancy. Group U shall include, but not be limited to, the following: [B]

Agricultural buildings

Aircraft hangar, accessory to a one- or two-family residence (see Section 412.3 of the Building Code of New York State)

Barns

Carports

Fences more than 6 feet (1829 mm) high

Grain silos, accessory to a residential occupancy

Greenhouses

Livestock shelters

Private garages

Retaining walls

Sheds

Stables

Tanks

Towers
OCCUPANT LOAD. See Section 1002.1. [B]

OPEN BURNING.
See Section 302.1.

OPEN SYSTEM.
The use of a solid or liquid hazardous material involving a vessel or system that is continuously open to the atmosphere during normal operations and where vapors are liberated, or the product is exposed to the atmosphere during normal operations. Examples of open systems for solids and liquids include dispensing from or into open beakers or containers, dip tank and plating tank operations.

OPERATING BUILDING.
See Section 3302.1.

OPERATING LINE.
See Section 3302.1.

OPERATING PRESSURE.
The pressure at which a system operates.

ORGANIC COATING.
See Section 2002.1.

ORGANIC PEROXIDE.
See Section 3902.1.
Class I. See Section 3902.1.
Class II. See Section 3902.1.
Class III. See Section 3902.1.
Class IV. See Section 3902.1.
Class V. See Section 3902.1.
Unclassified detonable. See Section 3902.1.
OUTDOOR CONTROL AREA. See Section 2702.1.

OVERCROWDING.
A condition that exists when either there are more people in a building, structure or portion thereof than have been authorized or posted by the code enforcement official, or when the code enforcement official determines that a threat exists to the safety of the occupants due to persons sitting and/or standing in locations that may obstruct or impede the use of aisles, passages, corridors, stairways, exits or other components of the means of egress.

OWNER.
A corporation, firm, partnership, association, organization and any other group acting as a unit, or a person who has legal title to any structure or premises with or without accompanying actual possession thereof, and shall include the duly authorized agent or attorney, a purchaser, devisee, fiduciary and any person having a vested or contingent interest in the premises in question.

OXIDIZER.
See Section 4002.1.
Class 4. See Section 4002.1.
Class 3. See Section 4002.1.
Class 2. See Section 4002.1.
Class 1. See Section 4002.1.
OXIDIZING GAS. See Section 4002.1.

OZONE-GAS GENERATOR.
See Section 3702.1.

PANIC HARDWARE.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

PASS-THROUGH.
See Section 1802.1.

PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE LIMIT (PEL).
See Section 2702.1.

PESTICIDE.
See Section 2702.1.

PHYSICAL HAZARD.
See Section 2702.1.

PHYSIOLOGICAL WARNING THRESHOLD.
See Section 3702.1.

PLOSOPHORIC MATERIAL.
See Section 3302.1.

PLYWOOD and VENEER MILLS.
See Section 1902.1.

POWERED INDUSTRIAL TRUCK.
See Section 302.1.

PRESSURE VESSEL.
See Section 2702.1.

PRIMARY CONTAINMENT.
The first level of containment, consisting of the inside portion of that container which comes into immediate contact on its inner surface with the material being contained.

PROCESS TRANSFER.
See Section 3402.1.

PROPELLANT.
See Section 2802.1.

PROXIMATE AUDIENCE.
See Section 3302.1.

PUBLIC TRAFFIC ROUTE (PTR).
See Section 3302.1.

PUBLIC WAY.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

PYROPHORIC.
See Section 4102.1.

PYROTECHNIC COMPOSITION.
See Section 3302.1.

PYROTECHNIC SPECIAL EFFECT.
See Section 3302.1.

RAILWAY.
See Section 3302.1.

RAMP.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

RAW PRODUCT.
See Section 1902.1.

READY BOX.
See Section 3302.1.

RECORD DRAWINGS.
See Section 902.1.

RECREATIONAL FIRE.
See Section 302.1.

REDUCED FLOW VALVE.
See Section 3702.1.

REFINERY.
See Section 3402.1.

REFRIGERANT.
See Section 602.1.

REFRIGERATION SYSTEM.
See Section 602.1.

REGISTERED DESIGN PROFESSIONAL.
An individual who is a registered architect (RA) in accordance with Article 147 of the New York State Education Law or a licensed professional engineer (PE) in accordance with Article 145 of the New York State Education Law. [B]

RELIGIOUS WORSHIP, PLACE OF.
A building or portion thereof intended for the performance of religious services. [B]

REMOTE EMERGENCY SHUTOFF DEVICE.
See Section 3402.1.

REMOTELY LOCATED, MANUALLY ACTIVATED SHUTDOWN CONTROL.
A control system that is designed to initiate shutdown of the flow of gases or liquids that is manually activated from a point located some distance from the delivery system.

REMOTE SOLVENT RESERVOIR.
See Section 3402.1.

REPAIR GARAGE.
See Section 2202.1.

RESIN APPLICATION AREA.
See Section 1502.1.

RESPONSIBLE PERSON.
See Section 2602.1.

RETAIL DISPLAY AREA.
See Section 2802.1.

ROLL COATING.
See Section 1502.1.

RUBBISH (TRASH).
Combustible and noncombustible waste materials, including residue from the burning of coal, wood, coke or other combustible material, paper, rags, cartons, tin cans, metals, mineral matter, glass crockery, dust and discarded refrigerators, and heating, cooking or incinerator-type appliances.

SAFETY CAN.
See Section 2702.1.

SCISSOR STAIR.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

SECONDARY CONTAINMENT.
See Section 2702.1.

SEGREGATED.
See Section 2702.1.

SELF-SERVICE MOTOR FUEL-DISPENSING FACILITY.
See Section 2202.1.

SEMICONDUCTOR FABRICATION FACILITY.
See Section 1802.1.

SERVICE CORRIDOR.
See Section 1802.1.

SHELF STORAGE.
See Section 2302.1.

SINGLE-STATION SMOKE ALARM.
See Section 902.1.

SLEEPING UNIT.
See Section 902.1. [B]

SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION.
See Section 3302.1.

SMALL ARMS PRIMERS.
See Section 3302.1.

SMOKE ALARM.
See Section 902.1.

SMOKE DETECTOR.
See Section 902.1.

SMOKE-PROTECTED ASSEMBLY SEATING.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

SMOKELESS PROPELLANTS.
See Section 3302.1.

SOLID.
See Section 2702.1.

SOLID SHELVING.
See Section 2302.1.

SOLVENT DISTILLATION UNIT.
See Section 3402.1.

SOLVENT OR LIQUID CLASSIFICATIONS.
See Section 1202.1.
Class I solvents. See Section 1202.1.
Class II solvents. See Section 1202.1.
Class IIIA solvents. See Section 1202.1.
Class IIIB solvents. See Section 1202.1.
Class IV solvents. See Section 1202.1.
SPECIAL AMUSEMENT BUILDING. A building that is temporary, permanent or mobile that contains a device or system that conveys passengers or provides a walkway along, around or over a course in any direction as a form of amusement arranged so that the egress path is not readily apparent due to visual or audio distractions or an intentionally confounded egress path, or is not readily available because of the mode of conveyance through the building or structure.

SPECIAL INDUSTRIAL EXPLOSIVE DEVICE.
See Section 3302.1.

SPRAY BOOTH.
See Section 1502.1.

SPRAY ROOM.
See Section 1502.1.

SPRAYING SPACE.
See Section 1502.1.

STAIR.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

STAIRWAY.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

STAIRWAY, EXTERIOR.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

STAIRWAY, INTERIOR.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

STAIRWAY, SPIRAL.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

STANDPIPE SYSTEM, CLASSES OF.
See Section 902.1.
Class I system. See Section 902.1.
Class II system. See Section 902.1.
Class III system. See Section 902.1.
STANDPIPE, TYPES OF. See Section 902.1. STATIC PILES. See Section 1902.1.

STEEL.
Hot or cold rolled as defined by the Building Code of New York State.

STORAGE, HAZARDOUS MATERIALS.
See Section 2702.1.

SUPERVISING STATION.
See Section 902.1.

SUPERVISORY SERVICE.
See Section 902.1.

SUPERVISORY SIGNAL.
See Section 902.1.

SUPERVISORY SIGNAL-INITIATING DEVICE.
See Section 902.1.

SYSTEM.
See Section 2702.1.

TANK.
A vessel containing more than 60 gallons (227 L).

TANK, ATMOSPHERIC.
See Section 2702.1.

TANK, PORTABLE.
See Section 2702.1.

TANK, PRIMARY.
See Section 3402.1.

TANK, PROTECTED ABOVE GROUND.
See Section 3402.1.

TANK, STATIONARY.
See Section 2702.1.

TANK VEHICLE.
See Section 2702.1.

TENT.
See Section 2402.1.

THEFT RESISTANT.
See Section 3302.1.

THERMAL INSECTICIDAL FOGGING.
See Section 1702.1.

TIMBER and LUMBER PRODUCTION FACILITIES.
See Section 1902.1.

TIRES, BULK STORAGE OF.
See Section 902.1.

TOOL.
See Section 1802.1.

TORCH-APPLIED ROOF SYSTEM.
See Section 2602.1.

TOXIC.
See Section 3702.1.

TRANSVERSE FLUE SPACE.
See Section 2302.1.

TRASH.
See "Rubbish."

TROUBLE SIGNAL.
See Section 902.1.

UNAUTHORIZED DISCHARGE.
See Section 2702.1.

UNSTABLE (REACTIVE) MATERIAL.
See Section 4302.1.
Class 4. See Section 4302.1.
Class 3. See Section 4302.1.
Class 2. See Section 4302.1.
Class 1. See Section 4302.1.
UNWANTED FIRE. A fire not used for cooking, heating or recreational purposes or one not incidental to the normal operations of the property.

USE (MATERIAL).
See Section 2702.1.

VAPOR PRESSURE.
See Section 2702.1.

VISIBLE ALARM NOTIFICATION APPLIANCE.
See Section 902.1.

WATER-REACTIVE MATERIAL.
See Section 4402.1.
Class 3. See Section 4402.1.
Class 2. See Section 4402.1.
Class 1. See Section 4402.1.
WET-CHEMICAL EXTINGUISHING AGENT. See Section 902.1.

WINDER.
See Section 1002.1. [B]

WIRELESS PROTECTION SYSTEM.
See Section 902.1.

WORKSTATION.
See Section 1802.1.

ZONE.
See Section 902.1.
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