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The purpose for which a building is used or intended to be used. The term shall also include the building
or room housing such use. Change of occupancy is not intended to include change of tenants or
Any person, company, or corporation owning the property or properties under consideration or the
receiver or trustee thereof.
A bar which extends across at least one-half the width of each door leaf, which will open the door if
subjected to pressure.
An interior subdividing wall.
An isolated mass of masonry forming support for arches, columns, girders, lintels, trusses, and similar
A portion of the wall which projects on one or both sides and acts as a vertical beam, a column, or both.
PLASTER, PORTLAND, CEMENT
A mixture of portland cement, or portland cement and lime, and aggregate and other approved material
as specified in this Code. PLASTICS, APPROVED
Plastic materials which have a flame spread rating of 225 or less.
A partially enclosed portion of an assembly room the ceiling of which is not more than 1.50 meters
above the proscenium opening which is designed or used for the presentation of plays, demonstrations,
or other entertainment wherein scenery, drops, decorations, of the effects may be installed or used.
A parcel of land unobstructed from the ground to the sky, more than 3.00 meters in width, appropriated
to the free passage of the general public.
The reconstruction or renewal of any part of an existing building for the purpose of its maintenance. The
word “repair” shall not apply to any change of construction.
A vertical opening through a building for elevators, dumbwaiters, mechanical equipment, or similar
A store window in which goods are displayed.
Blighted Area; Eyesore; An area where the values of real estate tend to deteriorate because of the
dilapidated, obsolescent, and insanitary condition of the building within the area. Any eyesore is a
building or area .which is markedly unpleasant to look at.
The wall between the bottom of the window sill and the ground.
The underside of a beam, lintel or reveal.
Any structure designed and intended for the enclosure, shelter, or protection of any horse, carabao, or
other cattle. STABLE, COMMERCIAL
A stable wherein the animals kept are for business, racing or breeding purposes.
A partially enclosed portion of an assembly building which is designed or used for the presentation of
plays, demonstrations, or other entertainment wherein the scenery, drops or other effects may be
installed or used, and where the distance between the top of the proscenium opening and the ceiling
above the stage is more than 1.50 meters.
Two or more risers shall constitute a stairway.
A stairway serving one tenant only.
That portion of a building included between the upper surface of an...
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