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SECTION 712 - USABLE SPACE UNDER FLOORS

Usable space under the first story shall be enclosed, and such enclosure, when constructed of metal or wood, shall be protected on the side of the usable space as required for one-hour fire-resistive construction. Doors shall be self-closing, tight-fitting of solid-wood construction 13/8 inches (35 mm) in thickness or self-closing, tight-fitting doors acceptable as a part of an assembly having a fire-protection rating of not less than 20 minutes when tested in accordance with Part II of U.B.C. Standard 7-2.

EXCEPTIONS: 1. Group R, Division 3 and Group U Occupancies.

2. Basements in single-story Group S, Division 3 repair garages where 10 percent or more of the area of the floor-ceiling is open to the first floor.

3. Under-floor spaces protected by an automatic sprinkler system.

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