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  • APPENDIXM
    HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS—RETORACTIVE AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER REQUIREMENT

    The provisions contained in this appendix are not mandatory unless specifically referenced in the adopting ordinance.

    SECTIONM101
    SCOPE

    M101.1 Scope.

    An automatic sprinkler system shall be installed in all existing high-rise buildings in accordance with the requirements and compliance schedule of this appendix.

    SECTIONM102
    WHERE REQUIRED

    M102.1 High-rise buildings.

    An automatic sprinkler system installed in accordance with Section 903.3.1.1 of the International Fire Code shall be provided throughout existing high-rise buildings.

    Exceptions:

    1. 1.Airport traffic control towers.

    2. 2.Open parking structures.

    3. 3.Group U occupancies.

    4. 4.Occupancies in Group F-2.

    SECTIONM103
    COMPLIANCE

    M103.1 Compliance schedule.

    Building owners shall file a compliance schedule with the fire code official not later than 365 days after the first effective date of this code. The compliance schedule shall not exceed 12 years for an automatic sprinkler system retrofit.

    SECTIONM104
    REFERENCED STANDARDS

    ICC IFC—15

    International Fire Code

    M102.1

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