Building Code of the Philippines(1)

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Unformatted text preview: enever the building or structure has been so damaged by fire, wind, earthquake or flood, or has become so dilapidated or deteriorated as to become (1) an attractive nuisance to children; (2) a harbor for vagrants, criminals or immoral persons; or as to (3) enable persons to resort thereto for the purpose of committing unlawful or immoral acts. 3.1.9 Whenever any building or structure which, whether or not erected in accordance with all applicable laws or ordinances, has in any non-supporting part, member or portion, less than 50 percent or in any supporting part, member or portion less than 66 percent of the (1) strength; (2) fire-resisting qualities or characteristics; or (3) weather-resisting qualities or characteristics required by law in the case of a newly constructed building of like area, height and occupancy in the same location. 3.1.10 Whenever any portion of a building or structure remains on a site after the demolition of the building or structure or whenever any building or structure or portion thereof is abandoned for a period in excess of twelve (12) months so as to constitute such building or portion thereof an attractive nuisance or hazard to the public. 3.2 Fire Hazards 3.2.1 Any building or portion thereof, device, apparatus, equipment, combustible material, or vegetation which may cause fire or explosion, or provide a ready fuel or augment the spread and intensity of fire or explosion arising from any cause. 3.2.2 All buildings or portions thereof not provided with the required fire-resistive or fire-protective construction or fire-extinguishing systems or equipment. 3.2.3 Whenever any door, aisle, passageway, stairway, or other means of exit is not of sufficient width or size, or is not so arranged as to provide safe and adequate means of exit in case of fire or panic. 3.2.4 Whenever any building or structure, because of obsolescence, dilapidated condition, deterioration, damage inadequate exits, lack of sufficient fire-resistive construction, faulty electric wiring, gas connections or heating apparatus, or other cause, is determined by the Building Official to be a fire hazard. 3.3 Hazardous Electrical Wiring 3.3.1 All wiring systems or installations which do not conform to the rules and regulations embodies in the Philippine Electrical Code. 3.3.2 Inadequately maintained or improperly used electrical wiring, outlets, devices and/or equipment. 3.4 Hazardous Mechanical Installation 3.4.1 Mechanical systems or installations which do not conform to the rules and regulations embodied in the Mechanical Engineering Code of the Philippines 3.4.2 Inadequately maintained or improperly used mechanical outlets, devices and/or equipment. 3.4.3 Lack of improper operation of required ventilating equipment or air-conditioners. 3.5 Inadequate Sanitation and Health Facilities 3.5.1 3.5.2 Inadequately maintained or improperly used sanitary and plumbing facilities. 3.5.3 Infestation of insects, vermin, or rodents and lack of adequate control for the s...
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