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International Building Code 2015 (IBC 2015)

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Section 3001 General

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3001.1 Scope

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3001.2 Referenced Standards

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3001.3 Accessibility

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3001.4 Change in Use

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Section 3002 Hoistway Enclosures

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3002.1 Hoistway Enclosure Protection

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3002.1.1 Opening Protectives

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3002.1.2 Hardware

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3002.2 Number of Elevator Cars in a Hoistway

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3002.3 Emergency Signs

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3002.4 Elevator Car to Accommodate Ambulance Stretcher

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3002.5 Emergency Doors

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3002.6 Prohibited Doors

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3002.7 Common Enclosure With Stairway

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3002.8 Glass in Elevator Enclosures

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3002.9 Plumbing and Mechanical Systems

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Section 3003 Emergency Operations

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[F] 3003.1 Standby Power

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[F] 3003.1.1 Manual Transfer

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[F] 3003.1.2 One Elevator

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[F] 3003.1.3 Two or More Elevators

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[F] 3003.1.4 Venting

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[F] 3003.2 Fire Fighters' Emergency Operation

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[F] 3003.3 Standardized Fire Service Elevator Keys

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Section 3004 Conveying Systems

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3004.1 General

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3004.2 Escalators and Moving Walks

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3004.2.1 Enclosure

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3004.2.2 Escalators

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3004.3 Conveyors

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3004.3.1 Enclosure

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3004.3.2 Conveyor Safeties

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3004.4 Personnel and Material Hoists

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Section 3005 Machine Rooms

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3005.1 Access

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3005.2 Venting

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3005.3 Pressurization

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3005.4 Machine Rooms, Control Rooms, Machinery Spaces, and Control Spaces

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3005.5 Shunt Trip

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3005.6 Plumbing Systems

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3006.1 General

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Elevator hoistway openings and enclosed elevator lobbies shall be provided in accordance with the following:
  1. Where hoistway opening protection is required by Section 3006.2, such protection shall be in accordance with Section 3006.3.
  2. Where enclosed elevator lobbies are required for underground buildings, such lobbies shall comply with Section 405.4.3.
  3. Where an area of refuge is required and an enclosed elevator lobby is provided to serve as an area of refuge, the enclosed elevator lobby shall comply with Section 1009.6.
  4. Where fire service access elevators are provided, enclosed elevator lobbies shall comply with Section 3007.6.
  5. Where occupant evacuation elevators are provided, enclosed elevator lobbies shall comply with Section 3008.6.
Elevator hoistway door openings shall be protected in accordance with Section 3006.3 where an elevator hoistway connects more than three stories, is required to be enclosed within a shaft enclosure in accordance with Section 712.1.1 and any of the following conditions apply:

  1. The building is not protected throughout with an automatic sprinkler system in accordance with Section 903.3.1.1 or 903.3.1.2.
  2. The building contains a Group I-1 Condition 2 occupancy.
  3. The building contains a Group I-2 occupancy.
  4. The building contains a Group I-3 occupancy.
  5. The building is a high rise and the elevator hoistway is more than 75 feet (22 860 mm) in height. The height of the hoistway shall be measured from the lowest floor to the highest floor of the floors served by the hoistway.
Exceptions:
  1. Protection of elevator hoistway door openings is not required where the elevator serves only open parking garages in accordance with Section 406.5.
  2. Protection of elevator hoistway door openings is not required at the level(s) of exit discharge, provided the level(s) of exit discharge is equipped with an automatic sprinkler system in accordance with Section 903.3.1.1.
  3. Enclosed elevator lobbies and protection of elevator hoistway door openings are not required on levels where the elevator hoistway opens to the exterior.
Where Section 3006.2 requires protection of the elevator hoistway door opening, the protection shall be provided by one of the following:
  1. An enclosed elevator lobby shall be provided at each floor to separate the elevator hoistway shaft enclosure doors from each floor by fire partitions in accordance with Section 708. In addition, doors protecting openings in the elevator lobby enclosure walls shall comply with Section 716.5.3 as required for corridor walls. Penetrations of the enclosed elevator lobby by ducts and air transfer openings shall be protected as required for corridors in accordance with Section 717.5.4.1.
  2. An enclosed elevator lobby shall be provided at each floor to separate the elevator hoistway shaft enclosure doors from each floor by smoke partitions in accordance with Section 710 where the building is equipped throughout with an automatic sprinkler system installed in accordance with Section 903.3.1.1 or 903.3.1.2. In addition, doors protecting openings in the smoke partitions shall comply with Sections 710.5.2.2, 710.5.2.3 and 716.5.9. Penetrations of the enclosed elevator lobby by ducts and air transfer openings shall be protected as required for corridors in accordance with Section 717.5.4.1.
  3. Additional doors shall be provided at each elevator hoistway door opening in accordance with Section 3002.6. Such door shall comply with the smoke and draft control door assembly requirements in Section 716.5.3.1 when tested in accordance with UL 1784 without an artificial bottom seal.
  4. The elevator hoistway shall be pressurized in accordance with Section 909.21.
Elevator lobbies shall be provided with at least one means of egress complying with Chapter 10 and other provisions in this code. Egress through an elevator lobby shall be permitted in accordance with Item 1 of Section 1016.2.

Section 3007 Fire Service Access Elevator

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3007.1 General

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3007.2 Automatic Sprinkler System

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3007.2.1 Prohibited Locations

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3007.2.2 Sprinkler System Monitoring

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3007.3 Water Protection

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3007.4 Shunt Trip

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3007.5 Hoistway Enclosures

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3007.5.1 Structural Integrity of Hoistway Enclosures

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3007.5.2 Hoistway Lighting

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3007.6 Fire Service Access Elevator Lobby

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3007.6.1 Access to Interior Exit Stairway or Ramp

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3007.6.2 Lobby Enclosure

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3007.6.3 Lobby Doorways

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3007.6.4 Lobby Size

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3007.6.5 Fire Service Access Elevator Symbol

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3007.7 Elevator System Monitoring

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3007.8 Electrical Power

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3007.8.1 Protection of Wiring or Cables

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3007.9 Standpipe Hose Connection

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3007.9.1 Access

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Section 3008 Occupant Evacuation Elevators

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3008.1 General

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3008.1.1 Additional Exit Stairway

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3008.1.2 Fire Safety and Evacuation Plan

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3008.1.3 Operation

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3008.2 Automatic Sprinkler System

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3008.2.1 Prohibited Locations

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3008.2.2 Sprinkler System Monitoring

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3008.3 Water Protection

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3008.4 Shunt Trip

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3008.5 Hoistway Enclosure Protection

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3008.5.1 Structural Integrity of Hoistway Enclosures

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3008.6 Occupant Evacuation Elevator Lobby

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3008.6.1 Access to Interior Exit Stairway or Ramp

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3008.6.2 Lobby Enclosure

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3008.6.3 Lobby Doorways

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3008.6.3.1 Vision Panel

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3008.6.3.2 Door Closing

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3008.6.4 Lobby Size

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3008.6.5 Signage

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3008.6.6 Two-Way Communication System

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3008.7 Elevator System Monitoring

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3008.7.1 Elevator Recall

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3008.8 Electrical Power

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3008.8.1 Protection of Wiring or Cables

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3008.9 Emergency Voice/Alarm Communication System

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3008.9.1 Notification Appliances

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3008.10 Hazardous Material Areas

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