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International Residential Code : For One- and Two-Family Dwellings

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3/22/2006
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Summary

The 2006 International Residential CodeŽbrings uniformity to construction of one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories high. A comprehensive code for homebuilding, this book brings together all building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical provisions. It establishes minimum regulations using prescriptive provisions, and is founded on broad-based principles that make possible the use of new materials and building designs.

Table of Contents

Part I---Administrative
1(8)
Administration
1(8)
Section
Title, Scope and Purpose
1(1)
Applicability
1(1)
Department of Building Safety
1(1)
Duties and Powers of the Building Official
1(2)
Permits
3(1)
Construction Documents
4(1)
Temporary Structures and Uses
5(1)
Fees
5(1)
Inspections
6(1)
Certificate of Occupancy
6(1)
Service Utilities
7(1)
Board of Appeals
7(1)
Violations
8(1)
Stop Work Order
8(1)
Part II---Definitions
9(14)
Definitions
9(14)
Section
General
9(1)
Definitions
9(14)
Part III---Building Planning and Construction
23(288)
Building Planning
23(44)
Section
Design Criteria
23(24)
Exterior Wall Location
47(1)
Light, Ventilation and Heating
47(1)
Minimum Room Areas
48(1)
Ceiling Height
48(1)
Sanitation
49(1)
Toilet, Bath and Shower Spaces
49(1)
Glazing
50(2)
Garages and Carports
52(1)
Emergency Escape and Rescue Openings
52(1)
Means of Egress
53(2)
Guards
55(1)
Smoke Alarms
55(1)
Foam Plastic
56(2)
Flame Spread and Smoke Density
58(1)
Insulation
58(1)
Dwelling Unit Separation
58(2)
Moisture Vapor Retarders
60(1)
Protection Against Decay
60(1)
Protection Against Subterranean Termites
61(1)
Site Address
62(1)
Accessibility
62(1)
Elevators and Platform Lifts
62(1)
Flood-resistant Construction
62(5)
Foundations
67(30)
Section
General
67(1)
Materials
67(1)
Footings
68(10)
Foundation and Retaining Walls
78(10)
Foundation Drainage
88(2)
Foundation Waterproofing and Dampproofing
90(3)
Columns
93(1)
Under-floor Space
93(4)
Floors
97(26)
Section
General
97(1)
Wood Floor Framing
97(9)
Floor Sheathing
106(2)
Pressure Preservatively Treated-wood (On Ground)
108(1)
Steel Floor Framing
108(13)
Concrete Floors (On Ground)
121(2)
Wall Construction
123(106)
Section
General
123(1)
Wood Wall Framing
123(20)
Steel Wall Framing
143(37)
Wood Structural Panels
180(1)
Particleboard
180(1)
General Masonry Construction
180(8)
Unit Masonry
188(1)
Multiple Wythe Masonry
188(2)
Grouted Masonry
190(1)
Glass Unit Masonry
191(2)
Insulating Concrete Form Wall Construction
193(31)
Conventionally Formed Concrete Wall Construction
224(1)
Exterior Windows and Glass Doors
224(5)
Wall Covering
229(14)
Section
General
229(1)
Interior Covering
229(3)
Exterior Covering
232(11)
Roof-Ceiling Construction
243(46)
Section
General
243(1)
Wood Roof Framing
243(25)
Roof Sheathing
268(1)
Steel Roof Framing
268(18)
Ceiling Finishes
286(1)
Roof Ventilation
286(1)
Attic Access
287(1)
Insulation Clearance
287(2)
Roof Assemblies
289(12)
Section
General
289(1)
Roof Classification
289(1)
Weather Protection
289(1)
Materials
289(2)
Requirements for Roof Coverings
291(7)
Roof Insulation
298(1)
Reroofing
299(2)
Chimneys And Fireplaces
301(10)
Section
Masonry Fireplaces
301(4)
Masonry Heaters
305(1)
Masonry Chimneys
305(4)
Factory-built Fireplaces
309(1)
Factory-built Chimneys
309(1)
Exterior Air Supply
310(1)
Part IV---Energy Conservation
311(12)
Energy Efficiency
311(12)
Section
General
311(7)
Building Thermal Envelope
318(3)
Systems
321(2)
Part V---Mechanical
323(40)
Mechanical Administration
323(2)
Section
General
323(1)
Existing Mechanical Systems
323(2)
General Mechanical System Requirements
325(6)
Section
General
325(1)
Approval
325(1)
Labeling of Appliances
325(1)
Type of Fuel
325(1)
Appliance Access
325(1)
Clearances from Combustible Construction
326(3)
Appliance Installation
329(1)
Mechanical Systems Installation
329(2)
Heating And Cooling Equipment
331(4)
Section
General
331(1)
Central Furnaces
331(1)
Heat Pump Equipment
331(1)
Refrigeration Cooling Equipment
331(1)
Baseboard Convectors
331(1)
Radiant Heating Systems
331(1)
Duct Heaters
332(1)
Vented Floor Furnaces
332(1)
Vented Wall Furnaces
332(1)
Vented Room Heaters
333(1)
Heating and Cooling Equipment
333(1)
Absorption Cooling Equipment
334(1)
Evaporative Cooling Equipment
334(1)
Fireplace Stoves
334(1)
Masonry Heaters
334(1)
Exhaust Systems
335(2)
Section
General
335(1)
Clothes Dryer Exhaust
335(1)
Range Hoods
335(1)
Installation of Microwave Ovens
335(1)
Overhead Exhaust Hoods
336(1)
Exhaust Ducts
336(1)
Mechanical Ventilation
336(1)
Duct Systems
337(4)
Section
Duct Construction
337(2)
Return Air
339(2)
Combustion Air
341(6)
Section
General
341(1)
All Air from Inside the Building
341(1)
All Air from Outdoors
341(6)
Chimneys And Vents
347(4)
Section
General
347(1)
Vent Components
347(1)
Chimney and Vent Connectors
348(1)
Vents
349(1)
Masonry and Factory-built Chimneys
349(2)
Special Fuel-Burning Equipment
351(2)
Section
Ranges and Ovens
351(1)
Sauna Heaters
351(1)
Stationary Fuel Cell Power Plants
351(1)
Gaseous Hydrogen Systems
351(2)
Boilers and Water Heaters
353(2)
Section
Boilers
353(1)
Operating and Safety Controls
353(1)
Expansion Tanks
353(1)
Water Heaters Used for Space Heating
353(1)
Water Heaters
353(1)
Pool Heaters
354(1)
Hydronic Piping
355(4)
Section
Hydronic Piping Systems Installation
355(1)
Baseboard Convectors
355(1)
Floor Heating Systems
355(1)
Low Temperature Piping
355(2)
Ground Source Heat Pump System Loop Piping
357(2)
Special Piping And Storage Systems
359(2)
Section
Oil Tanks
359(1)
Oil Piping, Fitting and Connections
359(1)
Installation
359(1)
Oil Pumps and Valves
360(1)
Solar Systems
361(2)
Section
Solar Energy Systems
361(2)
Part VI---Fuel Gas
363(62)
Fuel Gas
363(62)
Section
General
363(1)
General
363(1)
General Definitions
363(6)
General
369(1)
Structural Safety
369(1)
Appliance Location
369(1)
Combustion, Ventilation and Dilution Air
370(4)
Installation
374(1)
Clearance Reduction
374(2)
Electrical
376(1)
Electrical Bonding
377(1)
General
377(1)
Pipe Sizing
378(1)
Piping Materials
379(10)
Piping System Installation
389(2)
Piping Bends and Changes in Direction
391(1)
Inspection, Testing and Purging
391(1)
Piping Support
392(1)
Drips and Sloped Piping
392(1)
Gas-shutoff Valves
393(1)
Flow Controls
393(1)
Appliance Connections
394(1)
CNG Gas-dispensing Systems
394(1)
Piping Support Intervals
394(1)
General
395(1)
Vents
396(1)
Venting of Equipment
396(10)
Sizing of Category I Appliance Venting Systems
406(11)
Direct-vent, Integral Vent, Mechanical Vent and Ventilation/Exhaust Hood Venting
417(1)
Factory-built Chimneys
417(1)
General
418(1)
Decorative Appliances for Installation in Fireplaces
418(1)
Log Lighters
418(1)
Vented Gas Fireplaces (Decorative Fireplaces)
418(1)
Vented Gas Fireplace Heaters
418(1)
Vented Wall Furnaces
418(1)
Floor Furnaces
418(1)
Clothes Dryers
419(1)
Clothes Dryer Exhaust
419(1)
Sauna Heaters
419(1)
Pool and Spa Heaters
420(1)
Forced-air Warm-air Furnaces
420(1)
Conversion Burners
421(1)
Unit Heaters
421(1)
Unvented Room Heaters
421(1)
Vented Room Heaters
421(1)
Cooking Appliances
422(1)
Water Heaters
422(1)
Air Conditioning Equipment
422(1)
Illuminating Appliances
422(1)
Infrared Radiant Heaters
422(1)
Boilers
422(1)
Chimney Damper Opening Area
423(2)
Part VII---Plumbing
425(46)
Plumbing Administration
425(2)
Section
General
425(1)
Existing Plumbing Systems
425(1)
Inspection and Tests
425(2)
General Plumbing Requirements
427(4)
Section
General
427(1)
Individual Water Supply and Sewage Disposal
427(1)
Structural and Piping Protection
427(1)
Trenching and Backfilling
428(1)
Support
428(1)
Waterproofing of Openings
428(1)
Workmanship
428(1)
Materials Evaluation and Listing
428(3)
Plumbing Fixtures
431(6)
Section
Fixtures, Faucets and Fixture Fittings
431(1)
Fixture Accessories
431(1)
Tail Pieces
431(1)
Access to Connections
431(1)
Installation
431(1)
Waste Receptors
431(2)
Directional Fittings
433(1)
Showers
433(1)
Shower Receptors
433(1)
Shower Walls
434(1)
Lavatories
434(1)
Water Closets
434(1)
Bathtubs
434(1)
Sinks
435(1)
Laundry Tubs
435(1)
Food Waste Grinder
435(1)
Dishwashing Machines
435(1)
Clothes Washing Machine
435(1)
Floor Drains
435(1)
Whirlpool Bathtubs
435(1)
Bidet Installations
435(1)
Fixture Fitting
436(1)
Macerating Toilet Systems
436(1)
Speciality Temperature Control Devices and Valves
436(1)
Water Heaters
437(2)
Section
General
437(1)
Water Heaters Used for Space Heating
437(1)
Relief Valves
437(2)
Water Supply And Distribution
439(14)
Section
General
439(1)
Protection of Potable Water Supply
439(2)
Water-supply System
441(6)
Materials, Joints and Connections
447(4)
Changes in Direction
451(1)
Support
451(1)
Drinking Water Treatment Units
451(2)
Sanitary Drainage
453(10)
Section
General
453(1)
Materials
453(1)
Joints and Connections
453(5)
Determining Drainage Fixture Units
458(1)
Drainage System
458(3)
Sizing of Drain Pipe Offsets
461(1)
Sumps and Ejectors
461(1)
Backwater Valves
461(2)
Vents
463(6)
Section
Vent Systems
463(1)
Vent Stacks and Stack Vents
463(1)
Vent Terminals
463(1)
Vent Connections and Grades
463(1)
Fixture Vents
464(1)
Individual Vent
464(1)
Common Vent
464(1)
Wet Venting
464(1)
Waste Stack Vent
465(1)
Circuit Venting
465(1)
Combination Waste and Vent System
465(1)
Island Fixture Venting
466(1)
Vent Pipe Sizing
466(1)
Air Admittance Valves
466(3)
Traps
469(2)
Section
Fixture Traps
469(2)
Part VIII---Electrical
471(76)
General Requirements
471(6)
Section
General
471(1)
Building Structure Protection
471(1)
Inspection and Approval
471(1)
General Equipment Requirements
471(1)
Equipment Location and Clearances
472(2)
Electrical Conductors and Connections
474(1)
Conductor and Terminal Identification
474(3)
Electrical Definitions
477(4)
Section
General
477(4)
Services
481(10)
Section
General Services
481(1)
Service Size and Rating
481(1)
Service, Feeder and Grounding Electrode Conductor Sizing
482(1)
Overhead Service-drop and Service Conductor Installation
483(2)
Service-entrance Conductors
485(1)
Service Equipment---General
485(1)
System Grounding
485(1)
Grounding Electrode System
486(1)
Bonding
487(1)
Grounding Electrode Conductors
488(1)
Grounding Electrode Conductor Connection to the Grounding Electrodes
488(3)
Branch Circuit and Feeder Requirements
491(8)
Section
General
491(1)
Branch Circuit Ratings
491(1)
Required Branch Circuits
492(1)
Feeder Requirements
493(1)
Conductor Sizing and Overcurrent Protection
494(3)
Panelboards
497(2)
Wiring Methods
499(6)
Section
General Requirements
499(1)
Above-ground Installation Requirements
499(3)
Underground Installation Requirements
502(3)
Power and Lighting Distribution
505(22)
Section
Receptacle Outlets
505(2)
Ground-fault and Arc-fault Circuit-interrupter Protection
507(1)
Lighting Outlets
508(1)
General Installation Requirements
508(11)
Boxes, Conduit Bodies and Fittings
519(2)
Installation of Boxes, Conduit Bodies and Fittings
521(2)
Cabinets and Panelboards
523(1)
Grounding
524(2)
Flexible Cords
526(1)
Devices and Luminaires
527(6)
Section
Switches
527(1)
Receptacles
528(1)
Fixtures
528(2)
Luminaire Installation
530(1)
Track Lighting
530(3)
Appliance Installation
533(2)
Section
General
533(2)
Swimming Pools
535(10)
Section
General
535(1)
Wiring Methods for Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs and Hydromassage Bathtubs
535(2)
Equipment Location and Clearances
537(1)
Bonding
538(2)
Grounding
540(1)
Equipment Installation
541(2)
Storable Swimming Pools
543(1)
Spas and Hot Tubs
544(1)
Hydromassage Bathtubs
544(1)
Class 2 Remote-control, Signaling and Power-limited Circuits
545(2)
Section
General
545(1)
Power Sources
545(1)
Wiring Methods
545(1)
Installation Requirements
545(2)
Part IX---Referenced Standards
547(20)
Referenced Standards
547(20)
APPENDIX A SIZING AND CAPACITIES OF GAS PIPING
567(12)
APPENDIX B SIZING OF VENTING SYSTEMS SERVING APPLIANCES EQUIPPED WITH DRAFT HOODS, CATEGORY I APPLIANCES, AND APPLIANCES LISTED FOR USE WITH TYPE B VENTS
579(10)
APPENDIX C EXIT TERMINALS OF MECHANICAL DRAFT AND DIRECT-VENT VENTING SYSTEMS
589(2)
APPENDIX D RECOMMENDED PROCEDURE FOR SAFETY INSPECTION OF AN EXISTING APPLIANCE INSTALLATION
591(2)
APPENDIX E MANUFACTURED HOUSING USED AS DWELLINGS
593(8)
Section
Scope
593(1)
Application to Existing Manufactured Homes and Building Service Equipment
593(1)
Definitions
594(1)
Permits
594(1)
Application for Permit
594(1)
Permits Issuance
595(1)
Fees
595(1)
Inspections
596(1)
Special Inspections
597(1)
Utility Service
597(1)
Occupancy Classification
597(1)
Location on Property
597(1)
Design
597(1)
Foundation Systems
598(1)
Skirting and Perimeter Enclosures
598(1)
Structural Additions
598(1)
Building Service Equipment
598(1)
Exits
599(1)
Occupancy, Fire Safety and Energy Conservation Standards
599(1)
Special Requirements for Foundation Systems
599(1)
Footings and Foundations
599(1)
Pier Construction
599(1)
Height of Piers
599(1)
Anchorage Installations
599(1)
Ties, Materials and Installation
600(1)
Referenced Standards
600(1)
APPENDIX F RADON CONTROL METHODS
601(8)
Section
Scope
601(1)
Definitions
601(1)
Requirements
601(8)
APPENDIX G SWIMMING POOLS, SPAS AND HOT TUBS
609(4)
Section
General
609(1)
Definitions
609(1)
Swimming Pools
609(1)
Spas and Hot Tubs
609(1)
Barrier Requirements
609(1)
Entrapment Protection for Swimming Pool and Spa Suction Outlets
610(1)
Abbreviations
611(1)
Standards
611(2)
APPENDIX H PATIO COVERS
613(2)
Section
General
613(1)
Definition
613(1)
Permitted Uses
613(1)
Design Loads
613(1)
Light and Ventilation/Emergency Egress
613(1)
Footings
613(1)
Special Provisions for Aluminum Screen Enclosures in Hurricane-prone Regions
613(2)
APPENDIX I PRIVATE SEWAGE DISPOSAL
615(2)
Section
General
615(2)
APPENDIX J EXISTING BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES
617(4)
Section
Purpose and Intent
617(1)
Compliance
617(1)
Preliminary Meeting
617(1)
Evaluation of an Existing Building
617(1)
Permit
618(1)
Definitions
618(1)
Repairs
618(1)
Renovations
619(1)
Alterations
619(1)
Reconstruction
620(1)
APPENDIX K SOUND TRANSMISSION
621(2)
Section
General
621(1)
Air-borne Sound
621(1)
Structural-borne Sound
621(1)
Referenced Standards
621(2)
APPENDIX L PERMIT FEES
623(2)
APPENDIX M HOME DAY CARE R-3 OCCUPANCY
625(2)
General
625(1)
Definitions
625(1)
Means of Egress
625(1)
Smoke Detection
625(2)
APPENDIX N VENTING METHODS
627(8)
APPENDIX O GRAY WATER RECYCLING SYSTEMS
635(6)
General
635(1)
Systems for Flushing Water Closets and Urinals
635(2)
Subsurface Landscape Irrigation Systems
637(4)
APPENDIX P SPRINKLING
641(2)
APPENDIX Q ICC INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE ELECTRICAL PROVISIONS/NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE CROSS-REFERENCE
643(14)
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