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1

How long do you have to pickup your permit before it will be considered abandoned?

180 Days

2

What size must a one-story detached structure such as a shed or playhouse be in order to be exempt from needing a permit?

The floor area must not exceed 120 square feet.

3

True or False? Fences less than six feet in height, sidewalks, and driveways do not need a permit.

True

4

After receiving your permit how soon must you start work?

Within 180 Days

5

What must be submitting with a permit application?

A Site Plan

6

When is a certificate of occupancy issued?

After the building official inspects the building and finds no violations.

7

What is the allowable deflection for floors and plastered ceilings?

Length divided by 360

8

A wall that extends beyond the finished roof deck is called a?

A parapet wall

9

A parapet wall must extend above the roof by a minimum of?

30" inches

10

Dwelling units in two family dwellings shall have what fire resistance rating?

1-Hour

11

Thickness of a door separating a garage from a residence is?

1 and 3/8" inches

12

The garage shall be separated by the residence and attic by not less than?

1/2" Drywall

13

What is the maximum flame spread index and accompanying smoke developed index for insulation?

25 flame spread and 450 smoked developed index

14

What must be provided to form an effective fire barrier between stories and between the top story and the roof space?

Fire Blocking

15

What is the maximum horizontal interval for fire blocking?

10 Feet

16

What is the minimum nominal size for fire blocking?

2" inches

17

Draft stopping material shall not be less than?

1/2" Gypsum board or 3/8" wood structural panels

18

What is the minimum glazing area of a habitable room?

Not less than 8% the floor area of that room

19

What is the minimum openable area to the outdoors for all habitable rooms?

4% of floor area

20

What is the minimum size for a window for bathroom and toilet areas?

3 Square Feet

21

Lights in stairways must have a wall switch at each floor level where the stairway has at least how many risers?

Six

22

Every dwelling must have at least 1 room with minimum square footage of?

120' Square Feet

23

Habitable rooms shall have a floor area of not less than?

70' Square Feet

24

Habitable rooms shall not be less than how many feet in any horizontal dimension?

7 feet

25

Habitable rooms shall have a ceiling height of not less than?

7 feet

26

What are 3 sanitation requirements which every dwelling must have?

A water closet, lavatory, and a bathtub or shower

27

Every dwelling shall have a?

Kitchen and kitchen sink

28

What is a requirement for all plumbing fixtures?

That they have both hot and cold water

29

What type of surface is required in bathtub and shower areas?

Nonabsorbent

30

What must be provided for glass in hazardous locations?

A manufacturer's designation specifying who applied the designation, and designating the type of glass and the standard with which it complies.