What are the definition of High-rise, Medium-rise and Low-rise Buildings?

The occupancies or Multiple and Mixed occupancies, facilities, buildings and structures having total height of occupiable or usable space of more than 28 meters above the lowest grade or lowest level of Fire Service Access into that occupancy is categorized as High-rise Building.

The occupancies or Multiple and Mixed occupancies, facilities, buildings and structures having total height of occupiable or usable space between 15 meters to 28 meters above the lowest grade or lowest level of Fire Service Access into that occupancy is categorized as Medium-rise Building.

The occupancies or Multiple and Mixed occupancies, facilities, buildings and structures having total height of occupiable or usable space up to 15 meters above the lowest grade or lowest level of Fire Service Access into that occupancy is categorized as High-rise Building.

A structure or a building with up more than two basements or more than 7 m below the level of exit discharge is a ‘High depth structure or building’

A structure or a building with up to two basements or up to 7 m below the level of exit discharge is a ‘Low depth structure or building’

 

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