*IBC Section 912.2; add a paragraph to read as follows:
Fire Department Connection shall be located within fifty (50) ft. of a dedicated street or fire apparatus access road and shall be within three hundred (300) ft. hose lay distance of the nearest fire hydrant. For standpipe systems, fire department connections shall be within one hundred fifty (150) ft. of the fire hydrant. Each building shall be equipped with its own fire department connections.
IBC SECTION 913
*IBC Section 913.1; add a second paragraph and exception to read as follows:
The fire pump room shall be located on the ground level at an exterior wall and provided with an exterior fire department access door that is not less than 3 feet in width and 6 feet 8 inches in height, regardless of any interior doors that are provided. An approved key box with access keys shall be provided at this door, as required by Section 506.1. Exception: Existing installations undergoing remodel or change of occupancy when approved by the fire code official.
915.2.3 Group E occupancies. Carbon monoxide detection shall be installed in classrooms in Group E occupancies. Carbon monoxide alarm signals shall be automatically transmitted to an on-site location that is staffed by school personnel during school hours. Exceptions:
Carbon monoxide alarm signals shall not be required to be automatically transmitted to an on-site location that is staffed by school personnel in Group E occupancies with an occupant load of 30 or less.
Carbon monoxide alarm signals shall not be required to be automatically transmitted to an on-site location for portable classroom structures.
*IBC Section 915.6; Change to read as follows:
915.6 Maintenance. Carbon monoxide alarms and carbon monoxide detection systems shall be maintained in accordance with NFPA 720. Carbon monoxide alarms and carbon monoxide detectors that become inoperable or begin producing end-of-life signals shall be replaced by the owner of the occupancy.
*IBC Table 1004.1.2;amend and add the following categories:
Function of Space
Note: “Functions” listed are not to be considered as an occupancy Group classification. Example: “Assembly” provisions will apply to Group A assemblies as well as Group B assemblies, or any other use that functions as an assembly.
When usable for other events, e.g. graduation ceremonies, assembly meetings, parties, etc. (includes school gyms)
Note: All high school gyms will be considered as used for events. Other schools will be individually evaluated.
*IBC Section 1009.1; add an exception #4 to read as follows:
Buildings regulated under State Law (TAS) and built in accordance with State registered plans, including any variances or waivers granted by the State, shall be deemed to be in compliance with the requirements of Section 1009.