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WAC 212-44-045

Construction requirements.

(1) New construction or major remodeling shall comply with the Group B, Division 2 requirements of the 1976 Uniform Building Code. This classification is advisory, but not binding on local building officials charged with the administration and enforcement of the State Building Code Act.
(2) New and existing buildings not over two stories in height, to be occupied as a child birth center, may be of any recognized construction type: Provided, That the building has been maintained to the extent that the fire and life safety features have not been reduced.
(3) Buildings three stories in height shall be of at least one hour fire-resistive construction.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.46.110. WSR 80-15-077 (Order FM 80-1), § 212-44-045, filed 10/20/80; Order FM-77-3, § 212-44-045, filed 12/8/77.]
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