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factories and workshops using not highly flammable or combustible materials and paint stores without
Division 3 - Aircraft hangers and open parking garages where no repair work is done except
exchange of parts and maintenance requiring no open flame, welding or the use of highly flammable
(6) Group F – Industrial
Group F Occupancies shall included: ice plants, power plants, pumping plants, cold storage, and
creameries, factories and workshops using incombustible and non-explosive materials, and storage and
sales rooms for incombustible and non-explosive materials.
(7) Group G - Storage and Hazardous Group G Occupancies shall include:
Division 1 – Storage and handling of hazardous and highly flammable material.
Division 2 – Storage and handling of flammable materials, dry cleaning plants using
flammable liquids; paint stores with bulk handling, paint shops and spray painting rooms.
Division 3 - Wood working establishments, planing mills and box factories, shops, factories
where loose combustible fibers or dust are manufactured, processed or generated; warehouses where
highly combustible material is stored.
Division 4 - repair garages.
Division 5 - Aircraft repair hangars.
(8) Group H - Assembly Other than Group 1
Group H Occupancies shall include:
Division 1 - Any assembly building with a stage and an occupant load of less than 1000 in the
Division 2 - Any assembly building without stage and having an occupant load of 300 or
more in the building.
Division 3 - Any assembly building without a stage and having an occupant load of less than
300 in the building.
Division 4 - Stadia, reviewing stands, amusement park structures not included within Group
1 or in division 1, 2, and 3 of this Group.
(9) Group 1 - Assembly Occupant Load 1000 or More
Group 1 Occupancies shall be any assembly building with a stage and an occupant load of 1000
more in the building.
(10) Group J – Accessory Group J Occupancies shall included:
Division 1 - Private garage, carports, sheds and agricultural buildings.
Division 2 - Fences over 1.80 meters high, tanks, and towers.
(b) Other subgroupings or divisions within Groups A to J may be determined by the Secretary.
Any other occupancy not mention specifically in this Section, or about which there is any question, shall be included in the Group which it most nearly resembles based on the existing or proposed life and fire
SECTION 702. Change in Use
No change shall be made in the character of occupancy or use of any building which would place
the building in a different division of the same group of occupancy or in a different group of occupancies
, unless such building is made to comply with the requirements of this Code for such division or group
of occupancy or in different group of occupancies, unless such building is made to comply with the
requirements of this Code for such division or group of occupancy. The character of occupancy of
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2013 for the course ARIDBE AR taught by Professor Any during the Fall '12 term at Mapúa Institute of Technology.
- Fall '12