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SECTION 3206 - AWNINGS

3206.1 Definition. For the purpose of this section:

AWNING is a shelter supported entirely from the exterior wall of a building.

3206.2 Construction. Awnings shall have noncombustible frames but may have combustible coverings. Awnings shall be either fixed, retractable, folding or collapsible. Awnings in any configuration shall not obstruct the use of a required exit.

3206.3 Projection. Awnings may extend over public property not more than 7 feet (2134 mm) from the face of a supporting building, but no portion shall extend nearer than 2 feet (610 mm) to the face of the nearest curb line measured horizontally. In no case shall the awning extend over public property greater than two thirds of the distance from the property line to the nearest curb in front of the building site.

3206.4 Clearances. All portions of any awning shall be at least 8 feet (2438 mm) above any public walkway.

EXCEPTION: Any valance attached to an awning shall not project above the roof of the awning at the point of attachment and shall not extend more than 12 inches (305 mm) below the roof of the awning at the point of attachment, but in no case shall any portion of a valance be less than 7 feet (2134 mm) in height above a public way.

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