Building Code of the Philippines(1)

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Unformatted text preview: g fence, canopies, and walkways, shall be adequately lighted, between sunset and sunrise. SECTION 1102. Storage in Public Property Materials and equipment necessary for work to be done under a permit when place or stored on public property shall not obstruct free and convenient approach to and use of any fire hydrant, fire or police alarm box, utility box, catch basin, or manhole and shall not interfere with any drainage of any street or alley gutter. SECTION 1103. Mixing Mortar on Public Property The mixing of mortar, concrete, or similar materials on public streets shall not be allowed. SECTION 1104. Protection of Utilities All public or private utilities above or below the ground shall be protected from any damage by any work being done under the permit. The protection shall be maintained while such work is being done and shall not obstruct the normal functioning of any such utility. SECTION 1105. Walkway (a) When the Building Official authorizes a sidewalk to be fenced or closed, or in case there is no sidewalk in front of the building site during construction or demolition, a temporary walkway of not less than 1.20 meters wide shall be provided. (b) The walkway shall be capable of supporting a uniform live load of 650 kilograms per square meter. A durable wearing surface shall be provided throughout the construction period. SECTION 1106. Pedestrian Protection (a) Protection Required. Pedestrian traffic shall be protected by a railing on the street side when the walkway extends into the roadway, by a railing when adjacent to excavation, and by such as set forth in Table 1106-A: Type of Protection Required for Pedestrians (Annex B-2). (b) Railings. Adequate railings when required shall be built substantially strong and should be at least 1.00 meter in height. (c) Fences. Fences shall be built of an approved material, not less than 2.40 meters in height above grade, and be placed on the side of the walkway nearest to the building site. Fences shall enclose entirely the building site. Openings in such fences shall be provided with doors which shall be kept closed at all times. (d) Canopies. The protective canopy shall have a clear height of 2.40 meters above the railway, and shall be structurally safe. Every canopy shall have a solid fence built along its entire length on the construction side. If materials are stored or work is done on top of the canopy, the edge along the street shall be protected by a tight curb board not less than 300 millimeters high and a railing not less than 1.00 meter high shall be provided. The entire structure shall be designed to carry the loads imposed upon it: Provided, that the live load shall be not less than 600 kilograms per square meter. SECTION 1107. Maintenance and Removal of Protective Devices (a) Maintenance. All protective devices shall be properly maintained in place and kept in good order for the entire length of time pedestrians may be endangered. (b) Removal. Every protective fence or canopy shall be r...
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