IBC section 1015.1 is amended to read as
Exit or exit
access doorways required from spaces.
Two exits or exit access doorways from any space shall be
provided where one of the following conditions exists:
The occupant load of the space exceeds the
values in Table 1015.1.
(a) In Groups R-2 and R-3 occupancies, one
means of egress is permitted within and from individual dwelling units with a
maximum occupant load of 20 where the dwelling unit is equipped throughout with
an automatic sprinkler system in accordance with section 903.3.1.1 or
(b) Care suites in Group
1-2 occupancies complying with section 407.4.3.
2. The common path of egress travel exceeds
the limitations of section 1014.3.
3. Where required by sections 1015.3, 1015.4,
-and-1015.5, and 1015.6.
located in buildings used for educational purposes, laboratories and prep rooms
that exceed 500 square feet in area and contain hazardous materials.
Where a building contains mixed occupancies, each individual
occupancy shall comply with the applicable requirements for that occupancy.
Where applicable, cumulative occupant loads from adjacent occupancies shall be
considered in accordance with the provisions of section 1004.1.
[Table 1015.1 is unchanged.]
IBC section 1015.2, Where
IBC section 1015.2 is amended by adding item 8 to the exception
8. On bleachers 55 inches
or less in height, in accordance with the Minnesota Bleacher Safety Act,
Minnesota Statutes, section
IBC section 1015.3,
IBC section 1015.3 is amended by modifying exception 4 to read
4. The guard height in
assembly seating areas shall be in accordance with Section 1029.17 and the
Minnesota Bleacher Safety Act, Minnesota Statutes, section
IBC section 1015.6,
Mechanical equipment, systems, and devices.
IBC section 1015.6 is amended to read as follows:
Mechanical equipment, systems
Guards shall be designed and installed in accordance with
the Minnesota Mechanical Code, Minnesota Rules, chapter 1346.
IBC section 1015.8.
IBC section 1015.8 is amended to read as follows:
In occupancy groups R-1, R-2, and R-3 where the lowest part
of the opening of an operable window is located more than 72 inches (1829 mm)
above the finished grade or other surface below, the lowest part of the window
opening shall be at a height not less than 36 inches (914 mm) above the
finished floor surface of the room in which the window is located. Operable
sections of windows shall not permit openings that allow passage of a
4-inch-diameter (102 mm) sphere where such openings are located within 36
inches (914 mm) of the finished floor.
1. Operable windows where the lowest part of
the opening is located more than 75 feet (22, 860 mm) above the finished grade
or other surface below and that are provided with window fall-prevention
devices that comply with ASTM F 2006.
2. Windows whose openings will not allow a
4-inch-diameter (102 mm) sphere to pass through the opening when the window is
in its largest opened position.
Openings that are provided with window fall-prevention devices that comply with
ASTM F 2090.
Windows that are
provided with window opening control devices that comply with Section 1015.8.1.
(Subsection 1015.8.1 remains unchanged.)