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Egress 2012 IRC
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Door with direct exterior access _____ (not through garage)
Egress door side hinged and net ____ from face of door to stop
All egress doors require _____ operation from interior
Hallways minimum _____ wide
Less than ____ ok for exterior balconies less than ____ square feet
36 in., 60
Floor or landing less than _____ below top of threshold
Exceptions to floor or landing 1-1/2 in. below top of threshold.
- 7-3/4 in. below threshold ok for exterior landing at required egress doors if door not swinging over Landing. [311.3.1x]
- 7-3/4 in. ok for exterior landing if door not required exit.
- One or two risers ok at exterior door that is not required exit. [311.3.1x]
- Egress door not swinging over landing [311.3.1x]
Screen doors ok to swing over any ____ or ____
Exterior balconies and decks live load ___ psf
Exterior landings, decks, balconies and stairs require positive _______ (no toenails) to ________ to resist vertical and lateral force
deck _____ ______ if connection not verifiable
Ledger connections for deck and balconies minimum _____ lag screws or bolts
Screws/bolts for decks and balconies minimum
hot dip galvanized or stainless steel
Ledgers for decks and balconies not to be supported on ____ ______
Minimum _____ clear space ABOVE escape and rescue
Composite decking labeled to comply with
ASTM D 7032
floor or landing required at top and bottom of _______ stairways including enclosed garages
where door does not swing over stairs
Headroom minimum ____ _____ above stairway
6 ft. 8 in.
floor opening over edge of stair can project 4-3/4 in.
Minimum stairway width measured above handrail _____
Handrail on stairways may project into required with _____
Max riser height
Minimum tread depth
If no nosing, minimum tread depth 11 in.
Circular type 1 handrail size on stairways
minimum 1-1/4 in. Max 2 in.
Minimum distance between wall and handrail on stairway
Height to top of handrail on stairway
34 in to 38 in.
handrail ends must return to
type ll handrail requires graspable
finger recesses on both sides
Max ____ between tallest and shortest riser
Max _____ between greatest and smallest tread
Nosing on stairs minimum _____, Max _____ and uniform
3/4 in., 1-1/4 in.
nosing not required if tread depth minimum 11 in.
Walk Line on winding stairs must be concentric to direction of travel and measured ____ from the point where a foot can be placed on the narrow side of stairs
Minimum tread depth _____ on winding stairs at the narrow end
Minimum _____ tread depth at Walk Line; deepest tread may not exceed shortest tread by more than ______ on winding stairs
10 in., 3/8 in.
winding stairs must have dimensional _______ at required walk Line
Tread _____ at walk line does not have to match tread _____ at rectangular stairs in the same run as winding portion
_________ required for all stairways
Light switch required at top and bottom of interior stairs with more than ___ risers
Light switch for exterior light for exterior stairway inside _______ or automatic
Guard rails required for open sided walking serface greater than _____ above floor or grade within _____ horizontally of open side
30 in., 3 ft.
Minimum guardrail height ______ ( 34 in if guard is stair handrail)
Guardrails to extend _____ above fixed seating
Opening in guardrail not to allow passage of _____ sphere
Exception to opening in guardrail not to allow passage of 4 in. sphere
- 6 inch sphere at space between Riser, tread and rail.
- 4 3/8 inch sphere at open side of stairs.
Stairway Landing minimum ____ measured in directions of travel from tread nosing to tread nosing
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