Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Building Question/code

  1. #1

    Default Building Question/code

    Where can I find the building code for my city?

    I want to know things like;
    1. Minimum Size of Bedroom
    2. Do bedrooms need to have a door
    3. Do bedrooms need to have windows
    4. Hall way minium width

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    Welland Ontario
    Posts
    4,835

    Default

    At your cities website
    Try googling " 'insert city name' building codes".
    We certainly can't help not knowing your city.
    Got Questions? Get Answers!!
    Ask our Team of Experts
    http://www.ez-forums.com

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    Living in, not from North Carolina
    Posts
    1,436

    Default

    1. Habitable rooms must be a min. of 7' in either direction R304.3 (plus min. height of 7')
    2. Yes bedrooms must have a closable entry also must be a min. opening of 2'6" R311.3.2
    3. Yes a bedroom should have two ways of egress think it's R303.1
    4. Min. width of a hallway must be 3' R311.3.1

    Most jurisdictions work on the IRC many individual building departments have "their" interpretation but as a guide the above is code compliant.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •