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Exit Remoteness

When protected corridors are provided as a portion of the exit access, the required exit separation can be measured along the shortest direct line of travel within the corridor.

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LPG Tank

container-separation-distance

The distance requirements for propane tank locations are dependent upon the container size. Distance rules are applicable to propane tanks and their connections in relation to what surrounds them, whether it’s a house or another propane tank. Care and consideration of surrounding buildings,

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Travel Distance Limits

OCCUPANCY TYPE (new building)

CODE REF.
TRAVEL DISTANCE LIMITS

AMBULATORY (Not Sprinklered)
20.2.6.2.1, 7.6
46 m. (from any point in a room to exit)

AMBULATORY (Sprinklered)
20.2.6.2.2, 7.6
61 m. (from any point in a room to exit)

ASSEMBLY (Not Sprinklered)
12.2.6.2
61 m.

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Dead-end Corridor

OCCUPANCY TYPE (new building)

CODE REF.
DEAD-END

AMBULATORY
(Not Sprinklered)
(20.2.5 AND 38.2.5.2)
6 m.

AMBULATORY
(Sprinklered)
(20.2.5 AND 38.2.5.2)
15 m.

BUSINESS
(Not Sprinklered)
(38.2.5.2.2)
6 m.

BUSINESS
(Sprinklered)
(38.2.5.2.1)
15 m.

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Common Path of Travel

OCCUPANCY TYPE
(new building)

CODE REF.
COMMON PATH OF TRAVEL

AMBULATORY
(Not Sprinklered)
(20.2.5)(38.2.5.3)
23 m
30 m if within single tenant space and occupant load <30 people

AMBULATORY
(Sprinklered)
(20.2.5)(38.2.5.3)
30 m

ASSEMBLY
(Sprinklered and not sprinklered)
(12.2.5)
6.1 m if OL >50,

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