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3/30/2013 2:55:46 PM
Exception 1 to Article 1007. 1 IBC 2009/2012 [Accessible means of egress...] reads “Accessible means of egress are not required in alterations to existing buidlings.”
Does this exception apply if the only alteration to the existing building is to provide an accessible elevatior to a basement assembly space that requires two means of egress [neither existing means is accessible]. Even if the new elevator was compliant for accessible egress, still only one means of egress would be provided, compared to two that woul be required for new construction.
4/5/2013 6:02:52 AM
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