Building Code of the Philippines(1)

Street provided that in no case shall an arcade be

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Unformatted text preview: eters above the established sidewalk grade. SECTION 1005. Canopies (Marquees) (a) Definition: A canopy or marquee is a permanent roofed structure above a door attached to and supported by the building and projecting over a wall or sidewalk. This includes any object or decoration attached thereto. (b) Projection and Clearance. The horizontal clearance between the outermost edge of the marquee and the curb line shall be not less than 300 millimeters. The vertical clearance between the pavement or ground line and the undersurface of any part the marquee shall not be less than 3.00 meters. (c) Construction. A marquee shall be constructed of incombustible material or materials of not less than two-hours fire-resistive construction. It shall be provided with necessary drainage facility. (d) Location. Every marquee shall be so located as not to interfere with the operation of any exterior standpipe connection or to obstruct the clear passage from stairway exits from the building or the installation or maintenance of electroliers. SECTION 1006. Movable Awnings or Hoods (a) Definition. An awning is a movable shelter supported entirely from an exterior wall of a building and of a type which can be retracted, folded, or collapsed against the face of a supporting building. (b) Projection and Clearance. The horizontal clearance between the outermost edge of the marquee and the curb line shall be not less than 300 millimeters. The vertical clearance between the undermost surface of the awning and the pavement or ground line shall be not less than 2.40 meters. Collapsible awnings shall be so designated that they shall not block a required exit when collapsed or folded. SECTION 1007. Doors, Windows, and the like Doors, windows, and the like less than 2.40 meters above the pavement or groundline shall not, when fully opened or upon opening, project beyond the property line except fire exit doors. SECTION 1008. Corner Buildings with Chaflans (a) Every corner building or solid fence on a public street or alley less than 3.60 meters in width shall be truncated at the corner. The face of the triangle so formed shall be at right angles to the bisector of the angle of the intersection of the street lines; provided, that in no case, the Secretary shall determine the size and form of the chaflan. (b) If the building is arcaded, no chaflan is required notwithstanding the width of the public street or alley, less than 12.00 meters. CHAPTER 11 PROTECTION OF PEDESTRIANS DURING CONSTRUCTION DEMOLITION SECTION 1101. General Requirements (a) No person shall use or occupy a street, alley or public sidewalk for the performance of work covered by a building permit except in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. (b) No person shall perform any work on any building or structure adjacent to a public way in general use for pedestrian travel, unless the pedestrians are protected as specified in this Chapter. (c) Any material or structure temporarily occupying public property, includin...
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