ordinary-hazard occupancy

ordinary-hazard occupancy

An occupancy in which it is expected that there will be a relatively moderate rate of heat release if a fire should occur and (Group 1) the quantity of combustibles is moderate, and the heights of the stockpiles of combustibles do not exceed 8 feet (2.4 m), or(Group 2) the quantity of combustibles is moderate to high, and the heights of the stockpiles of combustibles do not exceed 12 feet (3.7 m).
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