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  • CHAPTER4
    LIGHT, VENTILATION AND OCCUPANCY LIMITATIONS

    SECTION401
    GENERAL

    401.1Scope.

    The provisions of this chapter shall govern the minimum conditions and standards for light, ventilation and space for occupying a structure.

    401.2Responsibility.

    The owner of the structure shall provide and maintain light, ventilation and space conditions in compliance with these requirements. A person shall not occupy as owner-occupant, or permit another person to occupy, any premises that do not comply with the requirements of this chapter.

    401.3Alternative devices.

    In lieu of the means for natural light and ventilation herein prescribed, artificial light or mechanical ventilation complying with the International Building Code shall be permitted.