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Code interpretations rendered for Title 24 are valid for the code year edition identified in the code interpretation. Code interpretations rendered for Title 19 are not code edition specific.

Assembly

15-005 Multi-Purpose Buildings at School 06/28/15
11-002 I occupancies "similar spaces. 12/19/11
11-014 Reductions in Required Exiting Width for Indoor and outdoor arenas. 12/19/11
11-023 Access-controlled egress doors. 12/19/11
10-015 Requirements for pathway marking or low level exit signs. 06/08/10
10-050 Separated occupancies versus non-separated occupancies. 07/25/11
09-003 Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (I-1). 08/14/09
08-056 Fire Extinguisher Requirements on Amusement Rides. 12/19/08

Business

15-002 High-rise Tenant Separation 06/28/15
11-007 Strobes in Medical Exam Rooms/ B Occupancies. 08/18/11

11-023

Access-controlled egress doors.

12/19/11

10-050

Separated occupancies versus non-separated occupancies.

07/25/11

10-056

Fire Alarm System Requirements in a mixed use occupancy containing Group I-2.1 and Group B occupancy.

07/25/11

09-056

Strobes in Medical Exam Rooms/B Occupancies.

11/04/09

08-028

Group B vs. Group L Occupancy.

12/19/08

08-064

Occupancy Separation Between an I and F-1.

02/02/09

Education

15-004 Fire Flow at Existing School 06/28/15
15-005

Multi-Purpose Buildings at School

06/28/15

14-004 Emergency Voice / Alarm Communications Systems 07/29/14
14-011 Laboratories, vocational shops and other such areas not classified as Group H, located in Group E occupancies 12/16/14
10-010 Group E Exterior Audible Alarms. 04/12/10
10-011 Manual Fire Alarm Box Height Exception. 04/12/10
10-030 Fire Sprinklers in Permanent Portable Buildings for Group "E" Occupancies. 01/11/11
10-037 School ground gates and fences within path of the Exit Discharge. 10/12/10
09-015 Group E's serving less than 100 for 2 ½ years or less in age. 09/08/09
09-045 Occupancy Classification of a High School Laboratory. 11/04/09
08-029 Fire Sprinkler System. 12/19/08
08-085 Automatic Smoke Detection Requirements for Group E Day Care Facilities. 03/10/09

Factory

08-064 Occupancy Separation Between an I and F-1. 02/02/09

Institutional

16-001 I-3 Occupancies General Questions 02/09/16
14-001 Group I-4, day care facilities 01/28/14
14-007 I-2 Hospitals– Patient treatment/exam rooms, & basements 07/29/14
11-002 I occupancies "similar spaces. 12/19/11
11-023 Access-controlled egress doors. 12/19/11
10-014 Sprinkler requirements for less than 24hr adult day care facility. 06/08/10
10-015 Requirements for pathway marking or low level exit signs. 06/08/10
10-021 Heat detectors in ceiling attic spaces. 06/08/10
10-028 Elevator Lobbies in Group I-2 occupancies. 06/08/10
10-056 Fire Alarm System Requirements in a mixed use occupancy containing Group I-2.1 and Group B occupancy. 07/25/11
09-003 Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (I-1). 08/14/09
09-015 Group E's serving less than 100 for 2 ½ years or less in age. 09/08/09
09-017 Mixed Occupancies. 08/14/09
08-050 Residential Care Facility I-1. 09/19/08
08-057 Mixed Occupancy Separations. 02/02/09
08-064 Occupancy Separation Between an I and F-1. 02/02/09
08-082 Vestibule widths in Group I-2 occupancies. 02/02/09
08-083 Corridor ratings in Group I-2 occupancy suites. 02/02/09
08-085 Automatic Smoke Detection Requirements for Group E Day Care Facilities. 03/10/09

Mercantile

11-010 M Occupancy 2007 California Fire Code. 12/19/11
11-023 Access-controlled egress doors. 12/19/11

Residential

16-002 Delayed Egress in R-3.1 Occupancies 03/24/16
15-001 Capability of Visible Alarms 11/12/15
15-003 R-2.1 Alarm Requirements 06/28/15
15-006 Garage Conversions to Dwellings Units and Residential Fire Sprinkler Requirements – Removed based on SB 1069 12/03/15
14-008 Residential Sprinklers Water Supply - UNDER REVIEW 11/17/14
13-001 Backflow requirements for Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems 12/30/13
11-016 Group R-2 Occupancies. 09/08/11
10-015 Requirements for pathway marking or low level exit signs. 06/08/10
10-020 Installation of smoke alarm in sleeping unit vs. living room. 06/08/10
10-046 R-2 visible alarm notification capabilities. 01/28/11
09-003 Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (I-1). 08/14/09
09-005 Visual Notification Devices for R-1 Occupancy. 05/11/09
09-033 2007 California Building Code Section 716.5.4.

08/14/09

08-001 Construction Type for Group I-1 Multi Story Facility. 02/22/08
08-021 New classification of an R6.1.1. 05/09/08
08-022 Do existing R-4's have to meet current code because of a required biannual license renewal. 05/09/08
08-025 Wireless interconnected smoke alarms for Group R occupancies. 05/13/08
08-047 R3.1 Clarifications of Sprinklers and Exiting. 02/02/09
08-050 Residential Care Facility I-1. 09/19/08
08-057 Mixed Occupancy Separations. 02/02/09
08-060 Existing R-2.1.1 or R-2.2.1 Occupancies (6 or less). 10/01/08
08-073 RCFE Exiting Requirements. 12/19/08
08-077 Exiting Requirements for a Large Family Daycare. 02/02/09
08-090 Annual Inspection Requirements of Multi Family Dwellings. 05/11/09

Storage

08-034 Visible Notification Appliances. 12/19/08

Utility

10-012

Application of wildfire protection requirements to agricultural buildings.

04/12/10
09-063 Fire Sprinklers in Unenclosed Shade Structures. 04/22/10

Laboratory

09-045 Occupancy Classification of a High School Laboratory. 11/04/09
08-028 Group B vs. Group L Occupancy. 12/19/08

High-Rise

15-002 High-rise Tenant Separation 06/28/15
15-007 Stairway Penetrations 12/11/15
14-006 Fire Alarms Systems Existing High-rise Buildings 07/29/14
14-013 High Rise Water Supply 12/16/14
09-021 Class I Standpipes for Smokeproof Enclosures. 08/14/09
08-019 Elevator Lobbies in High Rise Buildings. 07/11/08
08-034 Visible Notification Appliances. 12/19/08

SFM Regulated Occupancies

10-026 Increase in area if sprinklered. 06/08/10
10-050 Separated occupancies versus non-separated occupancies. 07/25/11
08-012 Allowable Area Increases. 05/09/08
08-018 Fire damper requirements in high-rise and state regulated occupancies. 07/11/08
08-071 Automatic Sprinkler System Increase. 03/10/09
08-084 Corridor penetrations in SFM regulated occupancies. 02/02/09

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