1938 Building Code

The 1938 Building Code relates to buildings built before December 6, 1968. The Code was subsequently edited and amended to December 6, 1968.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

ARTICLE 1
GENERAL PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 2
DEFINITIONS
ARTICLE 3
ADMINISTRATION
ARTICLE 4
CLASSIFICATIONS
ARTICLE 5
GENERAL BUILDING RESTRICTIONS
ARTICLE 6
VENTILATION
ARTICLE 7
MEANS OF EGRESS
ARTICLE 8
MATERIALS, LOADS AND STRESSES
ARTICLE 9
CONSTRUCTION
ARTICLE 10
PRECAUTIONS DURING BUILDING OPERATIONS
ARTICLE 11
FIRE RESISTIVE CONSTRUCTION
ARTICLE 12
HEATING APPLIANCES, COMBUSTION AND CHIMNEYS
ARTICLE 13
SPECIAL OCCUPANCY STRUCTURES
ARTICLE 14
ELEVATORS
ARTICLE 15
PLUMBING AND GAS PIPING
ARTICLE 16
SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
ARTICLE 17
STANDPIPE SYSTEMS
ARTICLE 18
PLACES OF ASSEMBLY
ARTICLE 19
REINFORCED CONCRETE AND PLAIN CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION

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