Does IBC Allow Stairway Exception on Private Stairways

by Sean O'Hara March 24, 2016

Does the IBC allow the old UBC 3306 (c) Exception of 8″ max rise & 9″ min run, for  “private stairways serving an occupancy load of less than 10?The design situation is a small retail store (Lubbock, Texas), owner access only, to a second story storage […]

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New Definitions of Stair and Stairway Under 2009 IRC

by Kacy Landsittel December 22, 2009

Under the 2009 International Residential Code, there are new definitions of Stair and Stairway. The new Stair definition is that it would have one or more risers and the new definition of Stairway is that it has one or more flights of stairs, interior or exterior, […]

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