2012 IBC CODE BOOK
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You are here: Skip to the end of the images gallery. Skip to the beginning of the images gallery. Add to Cart. More Information. More Information Description: Extra Now in its fifth edition, the IBC contains many important changes: Nonstructural All definitions are included in Chapter 2.
Classifications for a variety of health-care related facilities have been clarified. Covered- and open-mall provisions revised to fully address the construction of open malls.
Occupancies not specifically scoped under the unlimited area building provisions are now permitted where in compliance as accessory occupancies. Clarified provisions for incidental-use rooms and spaces.
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Modified provisions addressing exterior wall projections. Reformatted requirements for protection of vertical openings through floors. Automatic sprinkler systems required where furniture and mattresses are manufactured or stored. Increased capacity for stairways and other egress components in buildings with sprinklers and an emergency communication system.
Clarification of when unenclosed stairways can be used as a part of the means of egress system, including how travel distance is measured. In three- and four-exit buildings, some exits are now permitted to serve a portion of a story rather than an entire story. Means of egress provisions unique to special occupancies are now in Chapter 4. Structural Wind design requirements extensively revised. Wind load maps are now based on ultimate design wind speeds.
New terminology for wind speeds. Updated seismic ground motion maps.
The remaining codes are referred to as permissive codes. Unlike the mandatory codes, in order for a local government to enforce one or more of these permissive codes, that code or codes must be adopted, either by ordinance or resolution, by the local jurisdiction.
A copy of the ordinance or resolution adopted must be forwarded to DCA O. Section b. Administration and Enforcement of the State Minimum Standard Codes In order to properly administer and enforce the state minimum standard codes, local governments must adopt reasonable administrative provisions.
The power to adopt these administrative procedures is set forth in O.
Section a 1. These provisions should include procedural requirements for the enforcement of the codes, provisions for hearings, provisions for appeals from decisions of local inspectors, and any other procedures necessary for the proper local administration and enforcement of the state minimum standard codes. These powers include: Inspecting buildings and other structures to ensure compliance with the code; Employing inspectors and other personnel necessary for the proper enforcement of codes; Requiring permits and to establishment charges for said permits; and Contracting with other local governments for code enforcement.
If a local government chooses to locally enforce any of these codes, it must enforce the latest editions and the amendments adopted by DCA.
Appendices It should be noted that The Uniform Codes Act states that the appendices of the codes are not enforceable unless referenced in the body of the code, adopted by DCA, or specifically adopted by a municipality or county. If any appendices have been adopted by DCA, they will be noted in the Georgia amendments as such.
Local Amendments The Uniform Codes Act provides that local governments may, under certain conditions, adopt local amendments to the state minimum standard codes.
Please note that DCA does not approve or disapprove any local amendment. The department provides a recommendation only.Accessibility can also include home automation type systems.
The I-Codes may indicate your project is required to have a sprinkler system throughout the building. If you know of any that should be added to this list, please let us know. Each jurisdiction state, county, or city typically modifies the model Construction Codes. More Information. You are required to comply with the strictest provisions.
2012 - International Building Code
Henry, P. The initial chapters of Title 13 of the Municipal Code prescribe departmental operations.
These provisions are incorporated by reference and not reprinted in the ordinance.