Lecture_9.1_Code

Lecture_9.1_Code - AE202 Lecture 9.1 Building Code Building...

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Moses D.F. Ling2007© AE202 Lecture 9.1 Building Code Building Codes o Provide sound and progressive construction practices o Minimum requirements o Codes don’t cover everything TYPES OF CODES Zoning codes (municipal code) o Regulates type and size of buildings in specific area of municipality o Protects property value o Result of land use planning o Typical zones Commercial Industrial Residential Single family with minimum lot size R-1, R-2, R-3 Zoning Ordinance Building codes Federal regulations – special use Department of Health Minimal standards for hospitals and other medical facilities o OSHA - Work place o HUD o Farmer’s home
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State codes (in the past) o New York o Pennsylvania Local codes (in the past) City codes – class A cities typically o New York City o Philadelphia o Pittsburgh o Washington D.C. Model Codes (formerly) o Written by model code organizations o Adopted by municipalities o Updated every few years o National building code o Uniform building code o International conference of building officials o Southern standard building code ICC - International Code Council Standards (how-to codes) National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) o NFPA – 13 Sprinklers o NFPA – 14 Standpipes o
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course A E 202 taught by Professor Ling,mosesdf during the Fall '07 term at Penn State.

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