24-HOUR CARE. The actual time that a person is an occupant within a facility for the purpose of receiving care. It shall not include a facility that is open for 24 hours and is capable of providing care to someone visiting the facility during any segment of the 24 hours.
AAC MASONRY. See Section 2102.1.
. A vessel, intended for fixed installation above grade, at grade, or below grade without backfill, used for the purpose of bulk storage, dispensing, handling or processing of hazardous, flammable or combustible liquids or gases and not connected to and utilized for the operation of building service equipment.
ACCESSIBLE. See Section 1102.1.
ACTIVE SHOOTER DRILL. An exercise performed by staff and occupants to evaluate their efficiency and effectiveness in executing an adopted school safety plan to respond to an active shooter event by sheltering and securing occupants in place within a building when normal evacuation would put occupants at risk. See Section 1008.1.9.11.
An extension or increase in floor area or height of a building or structure. .
ADHERED MASONRY VENEER. See Section 1402.1.
ADOBE CONSTRUCTION. See Section 2102.1.
AGGREGATE. See Section 1502.1.
A structure designed and constructed to house farm implements, hay, grain, poultry, livestock or other horticultural .products (see “AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES,” Section 101.2, and Section 312 of this code).
. Camps as defined in Section 3733.41 of the Revised Code.
. Includes agriculture, farming, dairying, pasturage, apiculture, horticultural, floriculture, viticulture, ornamental horticulture, olericulture, pomiculture, animal and poultry husbandry, etc.
Buildings or portions thereof used to provide medical, surgical, psychiatric, nursing or similar care on a less than 24-hour basis to individuals who are rendered .incapable of self-preservation by the services provided.
facilities, and fair rides but does not include passenger tramways as defined in Section 4169.01 of the Revised Code or amusement rides operated solely at trade shows for a limited period of time. For regulation and definitions, see Sections 1711.50 to 1711.57 of the Revised Code. Amusement rides are not regulated by this code but are regulated by the Ohio department of agriculture. Also see Section 411, Special Amusement Buildings.. Any mechanical, aquatic, or inflatable device, or combination of those devices that carries or conveys passengers on, along, around, over, or through a fixed or restricted course or within a defined area for the purpose of providing amusement, pleasure, or excitement and includes carnival rides, bungee jumping
ANCHOR. See Section 2102.1.
ANCHORED MASONRY VENEER. See Section 1402.1.
APPROVED. Determined to be in compliance by the authority having jurisdiction in accordance with the rules of the board.
An established and accredited .testing laboratory, listing agency, inspection body, or field evaluation body recognized by the board of building standards providing services consistent with their accreditation and the code section requiring the approved agency service.
APPROVED FABRICATOR. See Section 1702.1.
APPROVED NATIONAL AND ACCREDITATION SERVICE. An established and nationally recognized service regularly engaged in evaluating the competency of agencies to conduct tests and inspections required by the rules of the board.
ARCHITECTURAL TERRA COTTA. See Section 2102.1.
AREA (for masonry). See Section 2102.1.
AREA, BUILDING. See Section 502.1.
A subsurface space adjacent to a building open at the top or protected at the top by a grating or .guard.
ATRIUM. See Section 404.1.1.
The space between the ceiling beams of the top .story and the roof rafters.
AUTOCLAVED AERATED CONCRETE (AAC). See Section 2102.1.
An architectural projection that provides weather protection, identity or decoration and is wholly supported by the building to which it is attached. An .awning is comprised of a lightweight frame structure over which a covering is attached.
BACKING. See Section 1402.1.
BALLAST. See Section 1502.1.
BOND BEAM. See Section 2102.1.
BRICK. See Section 2102.1.
BUILDING. Any structure consisting of foundations, walls, columns, girders, beams, floors, and roof, or a combination of any number of these parts, with or without other parts or appurtenances.
. An agency, department or division of the state or of the government of a municipal corporation, township, or county, which has been created and authorized in conformity with law for the purpose of enforcing construction code provisions of the board’s rules applicable to structures specified in Section 3781.06 of the Revised Code.
The line established by law, beyond which a building shall not extend, except as specifically provided by law. .
The superintendent of the division of industrial compliance of the Ohio department of commerce or the person appointed by the superintendent to enforce this code in that division, or the designated authority charged with the administration and enforcement of this code, approved by the board in accordance with .Section 103 of this code, in a municipal corporation, township or county having a building department, certified by the board pursuant to Section 3781.10 of the Revised Code, or the health commissioner or his authorized representative in health districts, whichever one has jurisdiction.
.Equipment, appliances, materials, devices, and systems integrated into a building which provide space heating, air conditioning, ventilation, fire protection, lighting, electricity, sanitation, water, heating, cooking, medical gas, medical vacuum, and clothes drying. Building service equipment begins from the connected stored source of liquid or gas fuel or electrical power supplying the equipment or the utility service point/point of delivery and extends through the point of use but does not include process equipment that may also be connected to the same source.
safe, sanitary, and energy efficient occupancy of a building. Building services piping includes, but is not limited to, cold and hot potable water distribution for plumbing fixtures; sanitary lines from plumbing fixtures; nonflammable medical gas systems; medical oxygen systems; medical vacuum systems; fire protection piping systems and compressed air in dry systems; refrigeration, chilled water, condenser and cooling tower water, brine, and water/antifreeze systems; steam, steam condensate, and hot water piping systems; and fuel oil piping and fuel gas piping for heating, cooling, and cooking applications.. All piping systems and their component parts that are part of a building system and that promote the
BUILT-UP ROOF COVERING. See Section 1502.1.
A permanent structure or architectural projection of rigid construction over which a covering is attached that provides weather protection, identity or decoration, and shall be structurally independent or supported by attachment to a building on one end and by not less than one stanchion on the outer end. .
CAST STONE. See Section 2102.1.
CELL. See Section 408.1.1.
CELL (masonry). See Section 2102.1.
CELL TIER. See Section 408.1.1.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE. See Section 1702.1.
CHIMNEY. See Section 2102.1.
CHIMNEY TYPES. See Section 2102.1.
CLEANOUT. See Section 2102.1.
CLINIC, OUTPATIENT. See Section 304.1.1.
. Self-contained system consisting of the exhaust hood, the cooking equipment, the filters, and the fire suppression system. The system is designed to capture cooking vapors and residues generated from commercial cooking equipment. The system removes contaminants from the exhaust air and recirculates the air to the space from which it was withdrawn.
COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF MASONRY. See Section 2102.1.
CONCRETE, CARBONATE AGGREGATE. See Section 721.1.1.
CONCRETE, CELLULAR. See Section 721.1.1.
CONCRETE, LIGHTWEIGHT AGGREGATE. See Section 721.1.1.
CONCRETE, PERLITE. See Section 721.1.1.
CONCRETE, SAND-LIGHTWEIGHT. See Section 721.1.1.
CONCRETE, SILICEOUS AGGREGATE. See Section 721.1.1.
CONCRETE, VERMICULITE. See Section 721.1.1.
CONNECTOR. See Section 2102.1.
Written, graphic and pictorial documents prepared or assembled for describing the design, location and physical characteristics of the elements of a project necessary for obtaining plan approval in accordance with .Section 106.
CONSTRUCTION TYPES. See Section 602.
A self-compacted, cementitious .material used primarily as a backfill in place of compacted fill.
The ability of a .material to withstand deterioration of its surface or its properties when exposed to its environment.
An open, uncovered space, unobstructed to the sky, bounded on three or more sides by exterior building walls or other enclosing devices. .
COVER. See Section 2102.1.
. The badge of office, certificate, or letter issued by a governmental department to an employee for the identification of said employee in the performance of his duties.
facilities and other tasks of daily living. Custodial care includes care for occupants that have the ability to respond to emergency situations and evacuate at a slower rate and/or who have mental and psychiatric complications.. Assistance with day-to-day living tasks; such as assistance with cooking, taking medication, bathing, using toilet
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.
DESIGN DISPLACEMENT. See Section 1908.1.1.
DESIGNATED SEISMIC SYSTEM. See Section 1702.1.
DETAILED PLAIN CONCRETE STRUCTURAL WALL. See Section 1908.1.1.
DETECTOR, HEAT. See Section 902.1.
DIMENSIONS. See Section 2102.1.
DOOR, BALANCED. See Section 1002.1.
Any building that exclusively contains one, two, or three .dwelling units, each of which may be occupied by a family and no more than five lodgers or boarders, intended, or designed to be built, used, rented, leased, let or hired out to be occupied, or that is occupied for living purposes, physically separated from adjacent structures, and with an independent exit from each 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. The dwelling unit may include any accessory space intended for the exclusive use of the occupants of an individual dwelling unit such as a private garage, greenhouse, etc.
. An incident requiring a response to prevent loss of life or injury at a school building involving an active shooter or similar occurrence where normal evacuation could put occupants at risk, but shall not include fire, tornado/earthquake, building collapse, boiler failure, or similar occurrence caused by natural activity or building failure. See Section 1008.1.9.11.
. A fuel tank furnished by the engine manufacturer or the emergency power system supplier and mounted on the engine, the engine-frame, or under as a subbase.
A structure regulated by this code that was erected or one for which a plan approval has been issued. See also .Section 1612.2.
EXPANDED VINYL WALL COVERING. See Section 802.1.
EXTERIOR INSULATION AND FINISH SYSTEM (EIFS). See Section 1402.1.
EXTERIOR INSULATION AND FINISH SYSTEM (EIFS) WITH DRAINAGE. See Section 1402.1.
EXTERIOR WALL. See Section 1402.1.
EXTERIOR WALL COVERING. See Section 1402.1.
EXTERIOR WALL ENVELOPE. See Section 1402.1.
FABRICATED ITEM. See Section 1702.1.
FIBER CEMENT SIDING. See Section 1402.1.
FIRE ALARM BOX, MANUAL. See Section 902.1.
FIRE CODE. “Ohio Fire Code.”
A road or other passageway developed to allow the passage of fire apparatus. A .fire lane is not necessarily intended for vehicular traffic other than fire apparatus.
safe conduct and operation of hazardous processes, storage of combustible and flammable materials, conducting of fire drills and the maintenance of fire protection, detection and extinguishing service equipment and good housekeeping conditions.. The preventative measures which provide for the
FIREPLACE. See Section 2102.1.
FIREPLACE THROAT. See Section 2102.1.
FLAME SPREAD. See Section 802.1.
FLAME SPREAD INDEX. See Section 802.1.
FLOOR AREA, GROSS. See Section 1002.1.
FLOOR AREA, NET. See Section 1002.1.
FOAM PLASTIC INSULATION. See Section 2602.1.
FOUNDATION PIER. See Section 2102.1.
A tank containing fuel for an engine(s) or appliance. .
. A room primarily utilized for the installation of fuel-burning space-heating and water-heating appliances other than boilers.
A window or other opening located such that the sill height of the opening is not more than 44 inches (1118 mm) above or below the finished ground level adjacent to the opening. .
GROUTED MASONRY. See Section 2102.1.
A space in a building for living, sleeping, eating or cooking. Bathrooms, toilet rooms, closets, halls, storage or utility spaces and similar areas are not considered .habitable spaces.
HEIGHT, BUILDING. See Section 502.1.
HEIGHT, WALLS. See Section 2102.1.
A building with an occupied floor located more than 75 feet (22 860 mm) above the lowest level of fire department vehicle access. .
Buildings that are listed in or eligible for listing in the “National Register of Historic Places,” or designated as historic by certified local governments in accordance with the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 as .amended. See Section 3409.
facility, required to be licensed by the Ohio Department of Health, that provides, for a period of more than twenty-four hours, whether for a consideration or not, accommodations to three or more unrelated individuals who are dependent upon the services of others, including a nursing home, residential care facility, home for the aging, a veterans’ home operated under Chapter 5907. of the Revised Code, and a county home or district home that is or has been licensed as a residential care facility. For the purposes of licensure of homes, pursuant to Chapter 3721. of the Revised Code, any residence, institution, hotel, congregate housing project, or similar facility that meets the definition of a home under this section is such a home regardless of how the facility holds itself out to the public.. An institution, residence, or
home used for the reception and care of individuals who by reason of illness or physical or mental impairment require skilled nursing care and of individuals who require personal care services but not skilled nursing care. A nursing home is required to be licensed by the Ohio Department of Health to provide personal care services and skilled nursing care.. A
home where the administrator permanently resides and where care is provided for seven to twelve children under six years of age or four to twelve children when at least four are under two years of age. Licensure is required of these homes by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services when at least one of the children cared for is not a sibling of the others and the home is not the permanent residence of the children. These homes are also referred to as Type A Homes and Type A Child Care and are exempt from the rules of the board. Also see Chapter 5104. of the Revised Code. A
home where the administrator permanently resides and where care is provided for one to six children under six years of age with no more than three children under two years of age when at least one of the children cared for is not a sibling of the others and the home is not the permanent residence of the children. These homes are also referred to as Type B Homes and Type B Child Care and are exempt from the rules of the board. Also see Chapter 5104. of the Revised Code.. A
home that provides services as a residential care facility and a nursing home, except that the home provides its services only to individuals who are dependent on the services of others by reason of both age and physical or mental impairment. The part or unit of a home for the aging that provides services only as a residential care facility is required to be licensed by the Ohio Department of Health as a residential care facility. The part or unit that may provide skilled nursing care beyond the extent authorized by Section 3721.011 [3721.01.1] of the Revised Code is required to be licensed as a nursing home.. A
HOUSING UNIT. See Section 408.1.1.
Persons because of age, physical limitations, mental limitations, chemical dependency, or medical treatment who cannot respond as an individual to an .emergency situation.
. See Section 117.
INSPECTION CERTIFICATE. See Section 1702.1.
. A state institution of higher education as defined in Section 3345.011 of the Revised Code, a private nonprofit college or university located in this state that possesses a certificate of authorization issued pursuant to Chapter 1713 of the Revised Code, or a school located in this state that possesses a certificate of registration and one or more program authorizations issued by the state board of career colleges and schools under Chapter 3322 of the Revised Code. See School Building.
INTERIOR FINISH. See Section 802.1.
INTERIOR FLOOR FINISH. See Section 802.1.
INTERIOR FLOOR-WALL BASE. See Section 802.1.
INTERIOR WALL AND CEILING FINISH. See Section 802.1.
INTERLAYMENT. See Section 1502.1.
INTUMESCENT FIRE-RESISTANT COATINGS. See Section 1702.1.
The authority to enforce this code by municipal corporations, townships or counties certified by the board in accordance with Section 3781.10 of the Revised Code or the division of industrial compliance in the department of commerce. .
An identification applied on a .product by the manufacturer that contains the name of the manufacturer, the function and performance characteristics of the product or material, and the name and identification of an approved agency and that indicates that the representative sample of the product or material has been tested and evaluated by an approved agency (see Section 1703.5 and “Inspection certificate,” “Manufacturer’s designation” and “Mark”).
Equipment, .materials or products to which has been affixed a label, seal, 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 the production of the above-labeled items and whose labeling indicates either that the equipment, material or product meets identified standards or has been tested and found suitable for a specified purpose.
LIGHT-DIFFUSING SYSTEM. See Section 2602.1.
A type of construction whose vertical and horizontal structural elements are primarily formed by a system of repetitive wood or cold-formed steel framing members. .
. An area in which spraying operations for touch-up or spot painting of a surface area of nine square feet (0.84 m2) or less are conducted.
LISTED. Equipment, materials, products or services included in a list published by an organization acceptable to the code official and concerned with evaluation of products or services that maintains periodic inspection of production of listed equipment or materials or periodic evaluation of services and whose listing states either that the equipment, material, product or service meets identified standards or has been tested and found suitable for a specified purpose.
LOT. A portion or parcel of land considered as a unit.
A line dividing one lot from another, or from a street or any public place. .
MAIN WINDFORCE-RESISTING SYSTEM. See Section 1702.1.
An identification applied on a .product by the manufacturer indicating that a product or material complies with a specified standard or set of rules (see also “Inspection certificate,” “Label” and “Mark”).
MARK. An identification applied on a product by the manufacturer indicating the name of the manufacturer and the function of a product or material (see also “Inspection certificate,” “Label” and “Manufacturer’s designation”).
A permanent roofed structure projecting over an entrance attached to and supported by a building for the purpose of supporting a .marquee sign.
MASONRY. See Section 2102.1.
MASONRY UNIT. See Section 2102.1.
MASTIC FIRE-RESISTANT COATINGS. See Section 1702.1.
MECHANICAL CODE. The “Ohio Mechanical Code.”
MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT SCREEN. See Section 1502.1.
MENTAL HOSPITALS. See Section 308.3.1.
METAL ROOF SHINGLE. See Section 1502.1.
Repair, minor.”. See “
MODIFIED BITUMEN ROOF COVERING. See Section 1502.1.
MORTAR. See Section 2102.1.
MORTAR, SURFACE-BONDING. See Section 2102.1.
NAILING, BOUNDARY. See Section 2302.1.
NAILING, EDGE. See Section 2302.1.
NAILING, FIELD. See Section 2302.1.
. The purpose for which a building, or portion thereof, is used.
A room or enclosed space designed for human .occupancy in which individuals congregate for amusement, educational or similar purposes or in which occupants are engaged at labor, and which is equipped with means of egress and light and ventilation facilities meeting the requirements of this code.
ORDINARY PRECAST STRUCTURAL WALL. See Section 1908.1.1.
ORDINARY REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURAL WALL. See Section 1908.1.1.
ORDINARY STRUCTURAL PLAIN CONCRETE WALL. See Section 1908.1.1.
Any person, agent, firm or corporation having a legal or equitable interest in the property. .
PENETRATION FIRESTOP. See Section 702.1.
PENTHOUSE. See Section 1502.1.
PERSON. An individual, heirs, executors, administrators or assigns, and also includes a firm, partnership or corporation, its or their successors or assigns, or the agent of any of the aforesaid. Whenever the word “person” is used in any section of this code prescribing a penalty or fine, as to partnerships or associations, the word shall include the partners or members thereof, and as to corporations, shall include the officer, agents or members thereof who are responsible for any violation of such section.
PLASTIC, APPROVED. See Section 2602.1.
PLASTIC GLAZING. See Section 2602.1.
PLUMBING CODE. The “Ohio Plumbing Code.”
POSITIVE ROOF DRAINAGE. See Section 1502.1.
building services piping systems, and that may be installed within electric power generating stations, industrial and institutional plants, utility geothermal heating systems, and central and district heating and cooling systems. Power piping includes, but is not limited to, piping used in the distribution of plant and process steam at boiler pressures greater than fifteen pounds per square inch gauge, high temperature water piping from high pressure and high temperature boilers, power boiler steam condensate piping, high pressure and high temperature water condensate piping, and compressed air and hydraulic piping upstream of the first stop valve off a system distribution header.. Piping systems and their component parts that are not
. A lot, plot or parcel of land, including any structure thereon.
PRESTRESSED MASONRY. See Section 2102.1.
The .primary structural frame shall include all of the following structural members:
- The columns;
- Structural members having direct connections to the columns, including girders, beams, trusses and spandrels;
- Members of the floor construction and roof construction having direct connections to the columns; and
- Bracing members that are essential to the vertical stability of the primary structural frame under gravity loading shall be considered part of the primary structural frame whether or not the bracing member carries gravity loads.
PRISM. See Section 2102.1.
. A chartered nonpublic school or a nonchartered nonpublic school. See School Building.
power piping systems and that may be installed in petroleum refineries; chemical, pharmaceutical, textile, paper, semiconductor, and cryogenic plants; and related processing plants and terminals.. Piping systems and their component parts that are not building services or
Processing equipment does not include the building electrical service and distribution system, mechanical and plumbing systems related to space heating, air conditioning, ventilation, water distribution and sanitation or other systems regulated by board rules.. Equipment, machinery and devices specifically intended and used exclusively for manufacturing and other similar purposes.
Section 103(8) of the “Rail Passenger Service Act”).. (1) Any state or local government; (2)Any department, agency, special purpose district, or other instrumentality of Ohio or local government; and (3) The national railroad passenger corporation, and any commuter authority (as defined in
. Any school operated by a school district board of education, any community school established under Chapter 3314. of the Revised Code, any STEM school established under Chapter 3326. of the Revised Code, and any college-preparatory boarding school established under Chapter 3328. of the Revised Code. See School Building.
An insulation .material packaged in rolls that is less than 0.5 inch (12.7 mm) thick, with at least one exterior low emittance surface (0.1 perm or less) and a core material containing voids or cells.
Any architect holding a certificate issued under Sections 4703.10 and 4703.36 of the Revised Code or any engineer holding a certificate issued under Section 4733.14 of the Revised Code. .
A building or portion thereof intended for the performance of religious services. .
The reconstruction or renewal of any part of an existing building for the purpose of its maintenance. .
Minor repairs do not include the cutting away of any wall, partition or portions of walls, the removal or cutting of any structural beam or load bearing support, or the removal or change of any required element of accessibility, means of egress, or rearrangement of parts of a structure affecting the egress requirements. Minor repairs do not include addition to, alteration of, replacement or relocation of any standpipe, water supply, sewer, drainage, drain leader, gas, soil, waste, vent or similar piping, electric wiring or mechanical or other work affecting public health or general safety.. The reconstruction or renewal of any part of an existing building for the purpose of its maintenance when the work has limited impact on access, safety or health.
REROOFING. See Section 1502.1.
REVISED CODE. All statutes of a permanent and general nature of this state as revised and consolidated into general provisions, titles, chapters, and sections.
ROOF COVERING. See Section 1502.1.
ROOF COVERING SYSTEM. See Section 1502.1.
ROOF DECK. See Section 1502.1.
ROOF RECOVER. See Section 1502.1.
ROOF REPLACEMENT. See Section 1502.1.
ROOFTOP STRUCTURE. See Section 1502.1.
RUBBLE MASONRY. See Section 2102.1.
RUNNING BOND. See Section 2102.1.
materials of its construction or from equipment installed therein, for the purpose of lighting, heating, the transmission or utilization of electric current, or from its location or otherwise.. As applied to a building, means free from danger or hazard to the life, safety, health or welfare of persons occupying or frequenting it, or of the public, and from danger of settlement, movement, disintegration, or collapse, whether such danger arises from the method or
materials of its construction or from any equipment installed therein for the purpose of lighting, heating, ventilating, or plumbing.. As applied to a building, means free from danger or hazard to the health of persons occupying or frequenting it or to that of the public, if such danger arises from the method or
SCUPPER. See Section 1502.1.
- Structural members not having direct connections to the columns;
- Members of the floor construction not having direct connections to the columns; and
- Bracing members other than those that are part of the primary structural frame.
. A hazard of considerable consequence to safety or health through the design, location, construction, or equipment of a building, or the condition thereof, which hazard has been established through experience to be of certain or probable consequence, or which can be determined to be, or which is obviously such a hazard.
SHELL. See Section 2102.1.
SINGLE-PLY MEMBRANE. See Section 1502.1.
A factory-assembled, glazed fenestration unit, containing one .panel of glazing material that allows for natural lighting through an opening in the roof assembly while preserving the weather-resistant barrier of the roof.
Glass or other transparent or translucent glazing .material installed at a slope of 15 degrees (0.26 rad) or more from vertical. Glazing material in skylights, including unit skylights, solariums, sunrooms, roofs and sloped walls, are included in this definition.
A room or space in which people sleep, which can also include permanent provisions for living, eating, and either sanitation or kitchen .facilities but not both. Such rooms and spaces that are also part of a dwelling unit are not sleeping units.
SMOKE-DEVELOPED INDEX. See Section 802.1.
SPECIAL AMUSEMENT BUILDING. See Section 411.2.
SPECIAL INSPECTION. See Section 1702.1.
SPECIAL INSPECTION, CONTINUOUS. See Section 1702.1.
SPECIAL INSPECTION, PERIODIC. See Section 1702.1.
SPECIAL STRUCTURAL WALL. See Section 1908.1.1.
SPECIFIED. See Section 2102.1.
SPECIFIED COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF MASONRY (f m). See Section 2102.1.
. A mechanically ventilated appliance of varying dimensions and construction provided to enclose or accommodate a spraying operation and to confine and limit the escape of spray vapor and residue and to exhaust it safely.
dangerous quantities of flammable vapors or combustible residues, dusts or deposits are present due to the operation of spraying processes. The building official is authorized to define the limits of the spraying space in any specific case.. An area in which
SRO (Single room occupancy) FACILITY. A facility with more than five sleeping rooms that is kept, used, maintained, advertised or held out to the public as a place where each individual is provided with separate sleeping accommodations which is intended to be the permanent residence of a single occupant. SRO facilities are required to be licensed by the Ohio Fire Marshal and do not include agricultural labor camps, apartment houses, lodging houses, rooming houses or college dormitories.
STACK BOND. See Section 2102.1.
STANDPIPE SYSTEM, CLASSES OF. See Section 902.1.
STANDPIPE, TYPES OF. See Section 902.1.
STEEL CONSTRUCTION, COLD-FORMED. See Section 2202.1.
STEEL MEMBER, STRUCTURAL. See Section 2202.1.
A roof slope greater than two units vertical in 12 units horizontal (17-percent slope). .
STONE MASONRY. See Section 2102.1.
That portion of a building included between the upper surface of a floor and the upper surface of the floor or roof next above (also see “ .Basement,” “Mezzanine” and Section 502.1). It is measured as the vertical distance from top to top of two successive tiers of beams or finished floor surfaces and, for the topmost story, from the top of the floor finish to the top of the ceiling joists or, where there is not a ceiling, to the top of the roof rafters.
- More than 6 feet (1829 mm) above grade plane; or
- More than 12 feet (3658 mm) above the finished ground level at any point.
STRENGTH. See Section 2102.1.
STRUCTURAL OBSERVATION. See Section 1702.1.
STRUCTURE. That which is built or constructed.
SUNROOM. See Section 1202.1.
SWIMMING POOLS. See Section 3109.2.
. An assembly of parts intended to be engaged by a trained school staff member in a school building for the purpose of preventing both ingress and egress through a door in a school building for a finite period of time in an emergency situation and during active shooter drills. See Section 1008.1.9.11.
A structure, enclosure or shelter, with or without sidewalls or drops, constructed of fabric or pliable .material supported in any manner except by air or the contents it protects.
THERMAL ISOLATION. See Section 1202.1.
THIN-BED MORTAR. See Section 2102.1.
TIE, LATERAL. See Section 2102.1.
TIE, WALL. See Section 2102.1.
TILE. See Section 2102.1.
TILE, STRUCTURAL CLAY. See Section 2102.1.
TIRES, BULK STORAGE OF. See Section 902.1.
A single-family .dwelling unit constructed in a group of three or more attached units in which each unit extends from the foundation to roof and with open space on at least two sides.
TRIM. See Section 802.1.
Home, Type A Family Day-care.”. See “
Home, Type B Family Day-care.”. See “
UNDERLAYMENT. See Section 1502.1.
A .material or covering having a permeance rating of 5 perms (52.9 ×10-10 kg/Pa • s • m2) or greater, when tested in accordance with the dessicant method using Procedure A of ASTM E 96. A vapor-permeable material permits the passage of moisture vapor.
A measure of a .material or assembly’s ability to limit the amount of moisture that passes through that material or assembly. Vapor retarder class shall be defined using the desiccant method of ASTM E 96 as follows:
Class I: 0.1 perm or less.
Class II: 0.1 < perm ≤ 1.0 perm.
Class III: 1.0 < perm ≤ 10 perm.
VENEER. See Section 1402.1.
The natural or mechanical process of supplying conditioned or unconditioned air to, or removing such air from, any space. .
VINYL SIDING. See Section 1402.1.
A walkway used exclusively as a pedestrian trafficway. .
WALL. See Section 2102.1.
Any wall meeting either of the following classifications: .
- Any metal or wood stud wall that supports more than 100 pounds per linear foot (1459 N/m) of vertical load in addition to its own weight.
- Any masonry or concrete wall that supports more than 200 pounds per linear foot (2919 N/m) of vertical load in addition to its own weight.
Any wall that is not a .load-bearing wall.
WALL PIER. See Section 1908.1.1.
WATER-RESISTIVE BARRIER. See Section 1402.1.
WEB. See Section 2102.1.
WYTHE. See Section 2102.1.
An open space, other than a .court, unobstructed from the ground to the sky, except where specifically provided by this code, on the lot on which a building is situated.