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  • CHAPTER8
    ALTERATIONS—LEVEL 2

    SECTION801
    GENERAL

    801.1 Scope.

    Level 2 alterations as described in Section 504 shall comply with the requirements of this chapter.

    Exception: Buildings in which the reconfiguration is exclusively the result of compliance with the accessibility requirements of Section 705.2 shall be permitted to comply with Chapter 7.

    801.2 Alteration Level 1 compliance.

    In addition to the requirements of this chapter, all work shall comply with the requirements of Chapter 7.

    801.3 Compliance.

    All new construction elements, components, systems, and spaces shall comply with the requirements of the International Building Code.

    Exceptions:

    1. 1.Windows may be added without requiring compliance with the light and ventilation requirements of the International Building Code.

    2. 2.Newly installed electrical equipment shall comply with the requirements of Section 808.

    3. 3.The length of dead-end corridors in newly constructed spaces shall only be required to comply with the provisions of Section 805.6.

    4. 4.The minimum ceiling height of the newly created habitable and occupiable spaces and corridors shall be 7 feet (2134 mm).