The provisions of this appendix shall apply exclusively to agricultural buildings. Such buildings shall be classified as Group U and shall include the following uses:
1.Livestock shelters or buildings, including shade structures and milking barns.
2.Poultry buildings or shelters.
4.Storage of equipment and machinery used exclusively in agriculture.
5.Horticultural structures, including detached production greenhouses and crop protection shelters.
Buildings classified as Group U Agricultural shall not exceed the area or height limits specified in Table C102.1.
BASIC ALLOWABLE AREA FOR A GROUP U, ONE STORY IN HEIGHT AND MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF SUCH OCCUPANCY
|I||II||III and IV||V|
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|ALLOWABLE AREA (square feet)a|
|MAXIMUM HEIGHT IN STORIES|
|MAXIMUM HEIGHT IN FEET|
For SI: 1 square foot = 0.0929 m2.
a.See Section C102 for unlimited area under certain conditions.
The area of a one-story Group U agricultural building shall not be limited if the building is surrounded and adjoined by public ways or yards not less than 60 feet (18 288 mm) in width.
The area of a two-story Group U agricultural building shall not be limited if the building is surrounded and adjoined by public ways or yards not less than 60 feet (18 288 mm) in width and is provided with an approved automatic sprinkler system throughout in accordance with Section 903.3.1.1.
Mixed occupancies shall be protected in accordance with Section 508.
1.The maximum travel distance from any point in the building to an approved exit shall not exceed 300 feet (91 440 mm).
2.One exit is required for each 15,000 square feet (1393.5 m2) of area or fraction thereof.