International Building Code Section 1102


International Building Code 1102.1

Definitions. The following words and terms shall, for
the purposes of this chapter and as used elsewhere in the code,
have the following meanings:
ACCESSIBLE.Asite, building, facility or portion thereof that
complies with this chapter.
ACCESSIBLE ROUTE. A continuous, unobstructed path
that complies with this chapter.
ACCESSIBLE UNIT. A dwelling unit or sleeping unit that
complies with this code and the provisions for Accessible units
in ICC A117.1.
CIRCULATION PATH. An exterior or interior way of passage
from one place to another for pedestrians.
COMMONUSE. Interior or exterior circulation paths, rooms,
spaces or elements that are not for public use and are made
available for the shared use of two or more people.
DETECTABLEWARNING. A standardized surface feature
built in or applied towalking surfaces or other elements towarn
visually impaired persons of hazards on a circulation path.
DWELLING UNIT OR SLEEPING UNIT, MULTISTORY.
See definition for “Multistory unit.”
DWELLING UNIT OR SLEEPING UNIT, TYPE A. See
definition for “Type A unit.”
DWELLING UNIT OR SLEEPING UNIT, TYPE B. See
definition for “Type B unit.”
EMPLOYEE WORK AREA. All or any portion of a space
used only by employees and only for work. Corridors, toilet
rooms, kitchenettes and break rooms are not employee work
areas.
FACILITY. All or any portion of buildings, structures, site
improvements, elements and pedestrian or vehicular routes
located on a site.
INTENDED TOBE OCCUPIED AS A RESIDENCE. This
refers to a dwelling unit or sleeping unit that can or will be used
all or part of the time as the occupant’s place of abode.
MULTILEVEL ASSEMBLY SEATING. Seating that is
arranged in distinct levels where each level is comprised of
either multiple rows, or a single rowof box seats accessed from
a separate level.
MULTISTORY UNIT. A dwelling unit or sleeping unit with
habitable space located on more than one story.
PUBLIC ENTRANCE. An entrance that is not a service
entrance or a restricted entrance.
PUBLIC-USE AREAS. Interior or exterior rooms or spaces
that are made available to the general public.
RESTRICTED ENTRANCE. An entrance that is made
available for common use on a controlled basis, but not public
use, and that is not a service entrance.
SELF-SERVICE STORAGE FACILITY. Real property
designed and used for the purpose of renting or leasing individual
storage spaces to customers for the purpose of storing and
removing personal property on a self-service basis.
SERVICE ENTRANCE. An entrance intended primarily for
delivery of goods or services.
SITE. A parcel of land bounded by a lot line or a designated
portion of a public right-of-way.
TYPE A UNIT. A dwelling unit or sleeping unit designed and
constructed for accessibility in accordance with this code and
the provisions for Type A units in ICC A117.1.
TYPE B UNIT. A dwelling unit or sleeping unit designed and
constructed for accessibility in accordance with this code and
the provisions for Type B units in ICC A117.1, consistent with
the design and construction requirements of the federal Fair
Housing Act.
WHEELCHAIRSPACE.Aspace for a single wheelchair and
its occupant.