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Old 01-23-08, 08:40 PM
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Originally Posted by cc_rider View Post
If the stair is in the same enclosure as the rest of the exit stair, then it is considered part of the same exit system and all the code requirements for exits govern. Only way to separate it from the rest is with a fire rated partition.
I see. Ok, fair enough. In that case I'll leave the building management alone. I see the reference to the IBC in the city's fire code and, since it doesn't seem to be freely available online, I'll take your word on what the IBC says.

Thanks for your expertise.
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