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International Building Code 2015 (IBC 2015)

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Appendix N Supplemental Storm Shelter Requirements

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The provisions contained in this appendix are not mandatory unless specifically referenced in the adopting ordinance.

Section N101 General

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N101.1 Scope

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The provisions of this appendix shall apply exclusively to the installation of storm shelters in critical emergency operation facilities and Group E occupancies.

N101.2 Design

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Technical requirements for items herein shall comply with ICC 500® and Section 423.

Section N102 Critical Emergency Operations

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All 911 call stations, emergency operations centers and normally occupied fire, ambulance, and police stations shall have a storm shelter constructed in accordance with ICC 500® and Section 423.
Exception: Entire Buildings meeting the requirements for shelter design in ICC 500® and Section 423.

Section N103 Group E Occupancies

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All group E occupancies with an aggregate occupant load of 50 or more shall have a storm shelter constructed in accordance with ICC 500® and Section 423. The storm shelter shall be capable of housing the occupant load of the classrooms and administrative areas in the new building or addition containing the Group E occupancy.

Exceptions:
  1. Group E day care facilities.
  2. Group E occupancies accessory to places of religious worship.
  3. Entire buildings meeting the requirements for storm shelter design in ICC 500® and Section 423.
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