IBC section 308.2.
IBC section 308.2 and its subsections are amended to read as
This occupancy shall include buildings, structures, or
portions thereof for > 16 persons who reside on a 24-hour basis in a
supervised environment and receive custodial care services. Examples of this
group include the following:
Alcohol and drug centers
Boarding care homes
Congregate care facilities
Housing with services establishment
Residential board and care facilities
Social rehabilitation facilities
Supervised living facilities Class A-2
(Subsections 308.2.1, 308.2.2, and 308.2.3 remain
fewer persons receiving custodial care. A facility with five or fewer
persons receiving custodial care shall be classified as Group
IBC section 308.3.
IBC section 308.3 and subsection 308.3.2 are amended to read as
This occupancy shall include buildings and structures used
for medical care on a 24-hour basis for > five persons who are incapable of
self-preservation. Examples of this group include the following:
Foster care facilities
Supervised living facilities Class B-3
(Subsections 308.3.1, 308.3.1.1, and 308.3.1.2 remained
fewer persons receiving care. A facility with five or fewer persons
receiving care consistent with Group I-2 occupancies shall be classified as
3. [Repealed, ]
IBC section 308.5.
IBC section 308.5 and its subsections are amended to read as
Group I-4, day
care and day services facilities.
This group includes buildings and
structures occupied by > five persons of any age who receive custodial care
for fewer than 24 hours per day by persons other than parents or guardians,
relatives by blood, marriage, or adoption, and in a place other than the home
of the person receiving care. This group shall include but not be limited to
Adult day services
Child day care
Classification as Group E.
Day care and day services uses shall be
classified as Group E occupancies subject to sections 308.5.1.1 through
Adult day services
centers serving only persons capable of self-preservation. Adult day
services centers serving only persons who, without assistance, are capable of
self-preservation under emergency conditions shall be classified as Group
services centers serving both persons capable and persons not capable of
Adult day services centers shall be classified as
Group E where all of the following conditions apply:
a. At least one person served but not more
than 50 percent of persons served require assistance with self-preservation
under emergency conditions.
rooms in which the adults are cared for are located on the level of exit
discharge serving such rooms, with all exits discharging directly to grade
without intervening stairs. Each exit discharge shall provide an accessible
route, without stairs, to the public way or safe dispersal area in accordance
with the exception to Section 1028.5.
c. The day services center is protected with
an automatic fire alarm system consisting of automatic smoke detection in all
corridors and at the top of all stairways, and automatic detection in boiler
and furnace rooms, kitchens, storage rooms, custodial closets, laundry and
soiled linen rooms, and other hazardous areas.
Child day care.
child day care facility shall be classified as Group E where all of the
following conditions apply:
a. The facility
provides care for > five but not > 100 children 2-½ years or less
b. The rooms in which the
children are cared for are located on the level of exit discharge serving such
Each room providing day
care has an exit door directly to the exterior.
(Subsections 308.5.2 and 308.5.3 remain unchanged.)
Five or fewer persons receiving care in a dwelling unit.
services or child day care within a dwelling unit and having five or fewer
persons receiving custodial care shall be classified as a Group R-3 occupancy.
Where the adult day services or child day care is located in a one- or
two-family dwelling or townhouse, the dwelling:
(1) shall be constructed in accordance with
either this chapter or Minnesota Rules, chapter 1309, the Minnesota Residential
(2) shall be equipped
with an automatic sprinkler system when required by Section 903.2.8.