International Building Code Section 1506


International Building Code 1506.1

Scope. The requirements set forth in this section shall
apply to the application of roof-covering materials specified
herein. Roof coverings shall be applied in accordance with this
chapter and the manufacturer’s installation instructions. Installation
of roof coverings shall comply with the applicable provisions
of Section 1507.

International Building Code 1506.2

Compatibility of materials. Roofs and roof coverings
shall be of materials that are compatible with each other and
with the building or structure to which the materials are
applied.

International Building Code 1506.3

Material specifications and physical characteristics.
Roof-covering materials shall conform to the applicable standards
listed in this chapter. In the absence of applicable standards
or where materials are of questionable suitability, testing
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by an approved agency shall be required by the building official
to determine the character, quality and limitations of application
of the materials.

International Building Code 1506.4

Product identification. Roof-covering materials shall
be delivered in packages bearing the manufacturer’s identifying
marks and approved testing agency labels required in
accordance with Section 1505. Bulk shipments of materials
shall be accompanied with the same information issued in the
form of a certificate or on a bill of lading by the manufacturer.