[F] OPEN SYSTEM. EXIT ACCESS DOORWAY. Adobe, stabilized. [A] TOWNHOUSE. The officer or other designated authority charged with the administration and enforcement of this code, or a duly authorized representative. A unit containing one or more indicator lamps, alphanumeric displays or other equivalent means in which each indication provides status information about a circuit, condition or location. Any wall meeting either of the following classifications: [BS] WALL, NONLOAD-BEARING. A vertical element with a horizontal length-to-thickness ratio greater than three, used to enclose space. [F] DETECTOR, HEAT. A building or portion thereof intended for the performance of religious services. Any structure intended for swimming, recreational bathing or wading that contains water over 24 inches (610 mm) deep. ", STAIRWAY, SCISSOR. Code calculators automatically generate a detailed list of requirements. The same as "heliport," except that no fueling, defueling, maintenance, repairs or storage of helicopters is permitted. [BS] TREATED WOOD. PHOTOLUMINESCENT. [BS] RUNNING BOND. See "Story above grade plane.". Plastic materials that are fastened to structural members, or to structural panels or sheathing, and that are used as light-transmitting media in exterior walls. Class 2. A room or space that is intended exclusively to house a gaseous hydrogen system. ACCESSIBLE UNIT. [BS] START OF CONSTRUCTION. Small fireworks devices containing restricted amounts of pyrotechnic composition designed primarily to produce visible or audible effects by combustion. A mausoleum for the private use of a family or group of family members. The area of masonry units, grout and mortar crossed by the plane under consideration based on out-to-out specified dimensions. Code Calculators automatically generates a detailed list of requirements. Division 1.2. A gas that is capable of reacting with other materials only under abnormal conditions such as high temperatures, pressures and similar extrinsic physical forces. Vertical mortar joint placed between masonry units within the wythe at the time the masonry units are laid. Concrete made with aggregates consisting mainly of calcium or magnesium carbonate, such as limestone or dolomite, and containing 40 percent or less quartz, chert or flint. The party responsible that forms raw material into metal roof panels and/or metal roof shingles used in building construction. [BS] SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. MAUSOLEUM. An interlocking metal sheet having a minimum installed weather exposure of 3 square feet (0.279 m2) per sheet. HIGH-PRESSURE DECORATIVE EXTERIOR-GRADE COMPACT LAMINATE (HPL) SYSTEM. Liquid mixture applied to a substrate by brush, roller, spray or trowel that provides fire-resistant protection of a substrate when exposed to flame or intense heat. SELF-PRESERVATION, INCAPABLE OF. A factor that accounts for deviations of the actual load from the nominal load, for uncertainties in the analysis that transforms the load into a load effect, and for the probability that more than one extreme load will occur simultaneously. The capacity of a structure or member to resist the effects of loads, as determined by computations using specified material strengths and dimensions and equations derived from accepted principles of structural mechanics or by field tests or laboratory tests of scaled models, allowing for modeling effects and differences between laboratory and field conditions. ATRIUM. MATERIAL CODE VIOLATION. Projects provide a dedicated space to collaborate on code research. A method of installing roof or wall coverings, water-resistive barriers, flashing or other building components such that upper layers of material are placed overlapping lower layers of material to provide for drainage via gravity and moisture control. An oxidizer that can undergo an explosive reaction due to contamination or exposure to thermal or physical shock and that causes a severe increase in the burning rate of combustible materials with which it comes into contact. SPLICE. [BS] DESIGN DISPLACEMENT. [F] LIQUID STORAGE ROOM. STAIRWAY, SPIRAL. Class IIIA. See "Power-operated door. The actual start of construction means the first placement of permanent construction of a building (including a manufactured home) on a site, such as the pouring of a slab or footings, installation of pilings or construction of columns. The horizontal layer of mortar on which a masonry unit is laid. A system providing 11/2-inch (38 mm) hose stations to supply water for use primarily by the building occupants or by the fire department during initial response. As defined in Florida Statutes. The weight of materials of construction incorporated into the building, including but not limited to walls, floors, roofs, ceilings, stairways, built-in partitions, finishes, cladding and other similarly incorporated architectural and structural items, and the weight of fixed service equipment, such as cranes, plumbing stacks and risers, electrical feeders, heating, ventilating and air-conditioning systems and automatic sprinkler systems. See "Clinic, outpatient.". A mat-formed wood structural panel comprised of thin rectangular wood strands arranged in cross-aligned layers with surface layers normally arranged in the long panel direction and bonded with waterproof adhesive; or. See "Multiple-station smoke alarm" and "Single-station smoke alarm.". We will be closing on Tuesday 22 nd December at 5pm and reopening on Monday 4 th January at 7.30am. [BS] PANEL (PART OF A STRUCTURE). [F] GAS CABINET. A permanent chamber in a mausoleum for the containment of human remains of more than one individual. The basic unit consists of an exterior glazed weathering surface, a light-transmitting tube with a reflective interior surface, and an interior-sealing device such as a translucent ceiling panel. RAMP-ACCESS OPEN PARKING GARAGES. Unclassified detonable. This includes any registered design professional so long as they are practicing within the scope of their license, which includes those licensed under Chapters 471 and 481, Florida Statutes. The ability of a material to withstand deterioration of its surface or its properties when exposed to its environment. A material, or mixture of materials, that: The states of a compressed gas are categorized as follows: Carbonate aggregate. Some of the more common inert gases include argon, helium, krypton, neon, nitrogen and xenon. Materials that in themselves are capable of detonation or of explosive decomposition or explosive reaction but which require a strong initiating source or which must be heated under confinement before initiation. [F] CLEAN AGENT. The flood associated with the greater of the following two areas: [BS] DESIGN FLOOD ELEVATION. Notes to the table above. A material capable of being readily ignited from common sources of heat or at a temperature of 600°F (316°C) or less. [F] ALARM NOTIFICATION APPLIANCE. The number of persons for which the means of egress of a building or portion thereof is designed. DORMITORY. A helical pile is installed by rotating it into the ground. Class 2. A vertical assembly of materials designed to restrict the spread of fire in which openings are protected. All construction drawings and specifications for any structure necessary for the building official to review in order to determine whether a proposed structure, addition or renovation will meet the requirements of this code and other applicable codes. The Specific Gravity - SG - is a dimensionless unit defined as the ratio of density of the material to the density of water at a specified temperature. 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, "Manufacturer's designation" and "Mark"). Examples of low explosives include, but are not limited to, black powder; safety fuse; igniters; igniter cord; fuse lighters; fireworks, 1.3G and propellants, 1.3C. Net cross-sectional. [BS] AGGREGATE. BEARING WALL STRUCTURE. The placement of masonry units such that head joints in successive courses are horizontally offset at least one-quarter the unit length. [F] SOLID. A mass explosion is one which affects almost the entire load instantaneously. A space in a building for living, sleeping, eating or cooking. PROSCENIUM WALL. [F] BALED COTTON. [BS] NAILING, FIELD. SECONDARY MEMBERS. Swinging door which opens automatically upon an action by a pedestrian such as pressing a push plate or waving a hand in front of a sensor. [BS] SHALLOW FOUNDATION. The unusual and rapid accumulation or runoff of surface waters from any source. Shear wall segment, perforated. The ceiling limits utilized are those published in DOL 29 CFR Part 1910.1000. The result of a factory and/or field method of joining or connecting two or more lengths of a fire-resistant joint system into a continuous entity. VAPOR RETARDER CLASS. [F] DISPENSING. [BS] WALL (for Chapter 21). Materials that in themselves are normally stable but which can become unstable at elevated temperatures and pressure. Fibrous glass roof insulation consisting of inorganic glass fibers formed into rigid boards using a binder. A horizontal diaphragm element parallel and in line with the applied force that collects and transfers diaphragm shear forces to the vertical elements of the lateral force-resisting system or distributes forces within the diaphragm, or both. [BS] MICROPILE. A roof covering resembling shingles that incorporates photovoltaic modules. RESIDENTIAL AIRCRAFT HANGAR. A material, other than an explosive, which in the pure state or as commercially produced, will vigorously polymerize, decompose, condense or become self-reactive and undergo other violent chemical changes, including explosion, when exposed to heat, friction or shock, or in the absence of an inhibitor, or in the presence of contaminants, or in contact with incompatible materials. FLOOR FIRE DOOR ASSEMBLY. Open mall building. Get everyone on the same page and streamline code research. ", DOOR, POWER-ASSISTED. Those with a total chemical heat of combustion that is greater than 13,000 Btu/lb (30 kJ/g). [F] SERVICE CORRIDOR. [F] STORAGE, HAZARDOUS MATERIALS. Such 1.3G fireworks include, but are not limited to, firecrackers containing more than 130 milligrams (2 grains) of explosive composition, aerial shells containing more than 40 grams of pyrotechnic composition, and other display pieces which exceed the limits for classification as 1.4G fireworks. A field-constructed chimney composed of solid masonry units, bricks, stones, or concrete. See differences between code years or jurisdictions. The device is installed to operate automatically, controlled by a smoke detection system, and where required, is capable of being positioned from a fire command center. Your selected jurisdiction and code year has limited A certificate stating that materials and products meet specified standards or that work was done in compliance with approved construction documents. The general name for a family of sheet products consisting essentially of gypsum. An approved location on the premises where signals from emergency equipment are received and which is staffed by trained personnel. RAMP, EXIT ACCESS. A liquefied compressed gas which, under a charged pressure, is partially liquid at a temperature of 68°F (20°C) and which is flammable. See "Exit access ramp. A fundamental component of building construction, listed in Table 601, which may or may not be of fire-resistance-rated construction and is constructed of materials based on the building type of construction. Structural members not having direct connections to the columns. The term "strength design" is used in the design of concrete and masonry structural elements. 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