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When standards are adopted by a governing body they become part of the regulatory code of that body. These standards (or regulations or codes) are no longer voluntary and must be adhered to by the affected parties.
A public website providing information about Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA)'s review of draft regulations
2015 International Building Code Illustrated Handbook by International Code CouncilAn easy-to-use visual guide to the 2015 International Building Code(r) Thoroughly revised to reflect the International Code Council s 2015 International Building Code(r), this full-color guide makes it easy to understand and apply complex IBC(r) provisions and achieve compliance. With an emphasis on structural and fire- and life-safety requirements, this practical resource has been designed to save time and money. The "2015 International Building Code(r) Illustrated Handbook" provides all the information you need to get construction jobs done right, on time, and up to the requirements of the 2015 IBC(r). Access to a suite of online bonus features is included with the book. Achieve Full Compliance with the 2015 IBC(r): Scope and Administration Definitions Use and Occupancy Classification Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy General Building Heights and Areas Types of Construction Fire and Smoke Protection Features Interior Finishes Fire Protection Systems Means of Egress Accessibility Interior Environment Exterior Walls Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures Structural Design Structural Tests and Special Inspections Soils and Foundations Concrete Masonry Steel Wood Glass and Glazing Gypsum Board and Plaster Plastic Plumbing Elevators and Conveying Systems Special Construction Encroachments in the Public Right-of-Way Safeguards During Construction Appendices
Engineering Library Permanent Reserve K3538.A15 I5
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Publication Date: 2015
Means ADA Compliance Pricing Guide by Adaptive Environments Center (U.S.) Staff (Contribution by); R.S. Means Company Staff (Contribution by)Revised and updated to recent ADA guidelines changes, this second edition features more than 70 of the most commonly needed modifications for ADA compliance - and what they cost. The ADA requirements, cost estimates, illustrations and reference numbers have all been updated. Each of the more than 70 project estimates contains specific dimensions and materials mandated by the ADA, with estimated material quantities, labor hours, total contractor charges, and alternative designs to meet budget limitations. Easy-to-use location factors for over 900 cities and towns give you accurate costs for your specific area, and an additional 3,000 unit prices let you modify an estimate for your unique site conditions. Projects include: installing ramps and walkways, widening doorways, installing/re-fitting elevators, relocating light switches, signage, remodeling bathrooms and kitchens, and many more, including auditoriums, public transportation, and recreational facilities. Also included in the text is additional guidance on: How the ADA guidelines apply to new construction and remodeling projects Who's responsible, and how to make any public accommodation accessible How to reduce future maintenance, and avoid & "failure to comply" citations Means ADA Compliance Pricing Guide helps facility managers, owners, architects, engineers, contractors, interior designers and building users answer the complicated questions of what's required, when, and how to make sure you comply.
"The U.S. Access Board is a federal agency that promotes equality for people with disabilities through leadership in accessible design and the development of accessibility guidelines and standards for the built environment, transportation, communication, medical diagnostic equipment, and information technology."
The Iowa State Building Code Bureau is within the State Fire Marshal Division of the Iowa Department of Public Safety. The mission of this bureau is to ensure the construction of safe and accessible buildings.