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1306.0020 MUNICIPAL OPTION.

Subpart 1.

Requirement.

The sprinkler system requirements of this chapter, if adopted, must be adopted with the selection of either subpart 2 or 3, without amendment.

Subp. 2.

Existing and new buildings.

Automatic sprinkler systems for new buildings, buildings increased in total floor area (including the existing building), or buildings in which the occupancy classification has changed, must be installed and maintained in operational condition within the structure. The requirements of this subpart apply to structures that fall within the occupancy classifications established in part 1306.0030, items A to D.

Exception: The floor area of minor additions that do not increase the occupant load does not have to be figured into the square footage for occupancy classifications established in part 1306.0030, items A to D.

Subp. 3.

New buildings.

Automatic sprinkler systems for new buildings, additions to existing buildings, or buildings in which the occupancy classification has changed must be installed and maintained in operational condition within the structure. The requirements of this subpart apply to structures that fall within the occupancy classifications established in part 1306.0030, items A to D.

Exception: The floor area of minor additions that do not increase the occupant load does not have to be figured into the square footage for occupancy classifications established in part 1306.0030, items A to D.

Statutory Authority:

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

History:

27 SR 1479; 32 SR 6; L 2007 c 140 art 4 s 61; art 13 s 4

Published Electronically:

July 11, 2007

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