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SECTION 327 - CONSTRUCTION, HEIGHT AND ALLOWABLE AREA

327.1 General. Buildings classed as a Group U, Division 3 Occupancy shall be of one of the types of construction specified in this code and shall not exceed the area or height limits specified in Sections 504, 505 and 506 and Table A-3-A.

327.2 Special Provisions. The area of a Group U, Division 3 Occupancy in a one-story building shall not be limited if the building is entirely surrounded and adjoined by public ways or yards not less than 60 feet (18 288 mm) in width, regardless of the type of construction.

The area of a two-story Group U, Division 3 Occupancy shall not be limited if the building is entirely surrounded and adjoined by public ways or yards not less than 60 feet (18 288 mm) in width and is provided with an approved automatic sprinkler system throughout, conforming to U.B.C. Standard 9-1.

Buildings using plastics shall comply with Type V-N construction. Plastics shall be approved plastics as defined in Chapter 2 and regulated by Chapter 26. For foam plastic, see Section 2602.

EXCEPTIONS: 1. When used as skylights or roofs, the areas of plastic skylights shall not be limited.

2. Except where designs must consider snow loads, plastics less than 20 mil (0.51 mm) thick may be used without regard to structural considerations. The structural frame of the building, however, shall comply.

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