International Building Code Section 3103


International Building Code 3103.1

General. The provisions of this section shall apply to
structures erected for a period of less than 180 days. Tents and
other membrane structures erected for a period of less than 180
days shall comply with the International Fire Code. Those
erected for a longer period of time shall comply with applicable
sections of this code.

Permit required. Temporary structures that cover
an area in excess of 120 square feet (11.16 m2), including
connecting areas or spaces with a common means of egress
or entrance which are used or intended to be used for the
gathering together of 10 or more persons, shall not be
erected, operated or maintained for any purpose without
obtaining a permit from the building official.

International Building Code 3103.1.1

Permit required. Temporary structures that cover
an area in excess of 120 square feet (11.16 m2), including
connecting areas or spaces with a common means of egress
or entrance which are used or intended to be used for the
gathering together of 10 or more persons, shall not be
erected, operated or maintained for any purpose without
obtaining a permit from the building official.

International Building Code 3103.2

Construction documents. A permit application and
construction documents shall be submitted for each installation
of a temporary structure. The construction documents shall
include a site plan indicating the location of the temporary
structure and information delineating the means of egress and
the occupant load.

International Building Code 3103.3

Location. Temporary structures shall be located in
accordance with the requirements of Table 602 based on the
fire-resistance rating of the exteriorwalls for the proposed type
of construction.

International Building Code 3103.4

Means of egress. Temporary structures shall conform
to the means of egress requirements of Chapter 10 and shall
have a maximum exit access travel distance of 100 feet (30 480
mm).