§ 9.52.090. Chapter 10, Means of Egress, amended  


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  • International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, Chapter 10, Means of Egress, is hereby adopted in its entirety with the following amendments:

    9.52.090.1 Section 1008.1.9.8 Electromagnetically locked egress doors, amended. International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, Section 1008.1.9.8 Electromagnetically locked egress doors, is hereby amended to read as follows:

    1008.1.9.8 Electromagnetically locked egress doors. Doors in the means of egress that are not otherwise required to have panic hardware in buildings with an occupancy in Group A, B, E, M, R-1 or R-2, S and doors to tenant spaces in Group A, B, E, M, R-1 or R-2, S shall be permitted to be electromagnetically locked if equipped with listed hardware that incorporates a built-in switch and meet the requirements below:

     1. The listed hardware that is affixed to the door leaf has an obvious method of operation that is readily operated under all lighting conditions.

     2. The listed hardware is capable of being operated with one hand.

     3. Operation of the listed hardware releases to the electromagnetic lock and locks the door immediately.

     4. Loss of power to the listed hardware automatically unlocks the door.

(Ord. No. 17423, 9-21-2010, eff. 1-1-2011)