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Title Page

Table of Contents

- Chapter 1_Administration
- Chapter 2_Definitions

- Chapter 3_Use and Occupancy Classification
- Chapter 4_Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy
- Chapter 5_General Building Heights and Areas
- Chapter 6_Types of Construction
- Chapter 7_Fire-Resistance-Rated Construction
- Chapter 8_Interior Finishes
- Chapter 9_Fire Protection Systems
- Chapter 10_Means of Egress
- Chapter 11_Accessibility
- Chapter 12_Interior Environment

- Chapter 13_Energy Efficiency
- Chapter 14_Exterior Walls
- Chapter 15_Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures
- Chapter 16_Structural Design
- Chapter 17_Structural Tests and Special Inspections

- Chapter 18_Soils and Foundations
- Chapter 19_Concrete
- Chapter 20_Aluminum
- Chapter 21_Masonry
- Chapter 22_Steel

- Chapter 23_Wood
- Chapter 24_Glass and Glazing
- Chapter 25_Gypsum Board and Plaster
- Chapter 26_Plastic
- Chapter 27_Electrical
- Chapter 28_Mechanical Systems
- Chapter 29_Plumbing Systems
- Chapter 30_Elevators and Conveying Systems
- Chapter 31_Special Construction
- Chapter 32_Encroachments Into the Public Right-of-Way
- Chapter 33_Safeguards During Construction
- Chapter 34_Existing Structures
- Chapter 35_Referenced Standards
- Appendix F_Rodent Proofing
- Appendix H_Signs
- Appendix I_Patio Covers
- Index