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1309.0309 SECTION R309, GARAGES AND CARPORTS.

Subpart 1.

IRC section R309.1, Floor surface.

Section R309.1 is amended to read as follows:

R309.1 Floor surface. Garage floor surfaces may be concrete, asphalt, sand, gravel, crushed rock, or natural earth.

Subp. 2.

IRC section R309.2, Carports.

Section R309.2 is amended to read as follows:

R309.2 Carports. Carports shall be open on at least two sides. Carport floor surfaces may be concrete, asphalt, sand, gravel, crushed rock, or natural earth. Carports not open on at least two sides shall be considered a garage and shall comply with the provisions of this section for garages.

Subp. 3.

IRC section R309.4, Automatic garage door opening systems.

Section R309.4 is amended to read as follows:

R309.4 Automatic garage door opening systems. All automatic garage door opening systems that are installed, serviced, or repaired for garages serving residential buildings shall comply with the provisions of Minnesota Statutes, sections 325F.82 and 325F.83.

Subp. 4.

IRC section R309.5, Fire sprinklers.

Section R309.5 is amended to read as follows:

R309.5 Fire sprinklers. Attached garages of two-family dwellings and townhouses shall be protected by fire sprinklers and installed in compliance with section R313.3.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 16B.59; 16B.61; 16B.64; 326B.02; 326B.101; 326B.106; 326B.13

History:

32 SR 12; L 2007 c 140 art 4 s 61; art 13 s 4; 39 SR 91

Published Electronically:

January 26, 2015