SPS 362.0202(2)(e)1. 1. The closest interior lot line.
SPS 362.0202(2)(e)2. 2. A permanent no-build easement line.
SPS 362.0202(2)(e)3. 3. The centerline of a street, an alley, or a public way.
SPS 362.0202(2)(e)4. 4. An imaginary line between two buildings on the same property.
SPS 362.0202(2)(f) (f) “Fuel-burning appliance” means a device that is installed in a building and burns fossil-fuel or carbon-based fuel when carbon dioxide is a combustion by-product, including ranges, ovens, grills, clothes dryers, furnaces, boilers, water heaters, heaters, fireplaces, and stoves.
SPS 362.0202(2)(g) (g) “Immediately dangerous to life and health (IDLH)” means a concentration of air-borne contaminants that poses a threat of death, immediate or delayed permanent adverse health effects, or effects that could prevent escape from such an environment. This contaminant concentration level is established by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health based on both toxicity and flammability. It generally is expressed in parts per million by volume, or milligrams per cubic meter.
SPS 362.0202(2)(h) (h) “Live/work unit” means a dwelling unit that includes a “home-based business” as defined in s. SPS 361.04 (3m).
SPS 362.0202 Note Note: SPS 361.04 (3m) reads as follows: “Home-based business” means any business, profession, trade, or employment conducted in a person's dwelling unit, that may involve the person's immediate family or household and a maximum of one other unrelated person, but does not involve any of the following:
SPS 362.0202 Note (a) Explosives, fireworks, or repair of motor vehicles.
SPS 362.0202 Note (b) More than 25% of the habitable floor area of the dwelling unit.
SPS 362.0202(2)(i) (i) “Sealed combustion appliance” means a listed appliance that acquires all air for combustion though a dedicated sealed passage from the outside to a sealed combustion chamber and all combustion products are vented to the outside through a separate dedicated sealed vent.
SPS 362.0202(3) (3)Deletions. The following terms and corresponding definitions in IBC section 202 are not included as part of chs. SPS 361 to 366: approved agency, approved fabricator, base flood, base flood elevation, certificate of compliance, design flood, design flood elevation, designated seismic system, dry floodproofing, fabricated item, label, lowest floor, manufacturer's designation, mark, special flood hazard area, special inspection, sprayed fire-resistant materials, start of construction, and structural observation.
SPS 362.0202 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02; CR 01-139: renum. (1) (b) to be (2) (c) and renum. (1) (c) to (k) to be (1) (b) to (j) Register June 2002 No. 558, eff. 7-1-02; CR 04-016: am. (1) (a), renum. (1) (b) to (j) to be (1) (c) to (j) and Comm 61.04 (4), cr. (1) (b) and (3), r. and cr. (2) (b) Register December 2004 No. 588, eff. 1-1-05; CR 06-120: am. (1) (intro.) and (3), renum. (1) (c), (d) and (e) to (j) to be Comm 61.04 (5), (6) and (8) to (13) and am. (5) and (8) to (11) Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; correction made in (2) (c) under. s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 10-103: r. and recr. (1), (2) Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; CR 16-094: renum. (1) to (1) (intro.), (a) and am., cr. (1) (b), (c), renum. (2) to (2) (intro.), (a) and am., cr. (2) (b) to (i), am. (3), Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18; correction in (2) (h) made under s. 35.17, Stats.
SPS 362.0306 SPS 362.0306Cheese factories classified as F-2 occupancy. This is a department rule in addition to the examples in IBC section 306.3: Cheese factory.
SPS 362.0306 History History: CR 16-094: cr., Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.0307 SPS 362.0307Pyrophoric materials. This is a department informational note to be used under IBC section 307.4: Note: See ch. SPS 314 for additional requirements for pyrophoric materials.
SPS 362.0307 History History: CR 06-120: cr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08.
SPS 362.0308 SPS 362.0308Classification of institutions with 5 or fewer persons receiving medical care. Substitute the following wording for IBC section 308.4.2: Five or fewer persons receiving medical care. A facility with 5 or fewer persons receiving medical care shall be classified as Group R-3.
SPS 362.0308 History History: CR 16-094: cr., Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.0310 SPS 362.0310Use and occupancy classification. This is a department informational note to be used under IBC section 310.2: Note: See s. SPS 361.02 Notes for statutory definitions of adult family home and community-based residential facility. See s. SPS 361.04 for definitions of dwelling unit and multifamily dwelling.
SPS 362.0310 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02; CR 04-016: renum. to be (2), cr. (1) Register December 2004 No. 588, eff. 1-1-05; CR 06-120: r. (1), renum. (2) to be Comm 62.0310 Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08.
SPS 362.0400 SPS 362.0400Special detailed requirements based on use and occupancy. These are department rules in addition to the requirements in IBC chapter 4:
SPS 362.0400(1) (1)Fireworks, black powder and explosive materials. Fireworks, black powder and explosive materials shall be stored and isolated in accordance with ch. SPS 314.
SPS 362.0400 Note Note: Pursuant to s. 167.10 (6) (d), Stats., no wholesaler, dealer or jobber may store fireworks within 50 feet of a dwelling.
SPS 362.0400(2) (2)Recycling space. An owner of a building shall provide a separate room or designated space within or adjacent to the building for the separation, temporary storage and collection of recyclable materials that are likely to be generated by the building occupants, under any of the following conditions:
SPS 362.0400(2)(a) (a) The construction of a new building.
SPS 362.0400 Note Note: See Appendix for guidelines for recommended designated areas.
SPS 362.0400 Note Note: The collection and temporary storage of recyclable materials that are flammable or combustible is regulated by ch. SPS 314. Storage of liquids that are flammable or combustible is regulated by ch. ATCP 93. Owners of buildings where these materials are stored should consult those chapters for isolation, removal, and storage standards.
SPS 362.0400(3) (3)Lunchrooms. A space for eating lunches shall be provided in all places of employment where there is exposure to injurious dusts, toxic material and industrial poisons. Such space shall be physically separate from any location where there is exposure to toxic materials. Toilet rooms shall not be permitted to serve as lunchrooms.
SPS 362.0400(4) (4)Community-based residential facilities. A newly constructed building or portion thereof that is a community-based residential facility serving 5 to 8 unrelated adults shall comply with chs. SPS 320 to 325 instead of all other requirements of chs. SPS 361 to 366.
SPS 362.0400(5) (5)No-smoking signs. No-smoking signs shall include the international “No Smoking" symbol consisting of a pictorial burning cigarette enclosed in a red circle with a red bar across the cigarette.
SPS 362.0400(6) (6)Live loads posted. Where the live loads for which each floor or portion thereof of a commercial or industrial building is or has been designed to exceed 100 pounds per square foot, such design live loads shall be conspicuously posted by the owner in that part of each story in which they apply, using durable signs. It shall be unlawful to remove or deface such notices.
SPS 362.0400 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02; CR 04-016: am. (4) Register December 2004 No. 588, eff. 1-1-05; CR 06-120: am. (1), r. (2) (b) and (c) Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; correction in (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., Register February 2008 No. 626; CR 09-104: cr. (5) Register December 2010 No. 660, eff. 1-1-11; CR 10-103: renum. (6) from Comm 62.1603 (5) and am. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; correction in (1), (4) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 16-094: am. (4), Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.0401 SPS 362.0401Chapter ATCP 93 compliance. This is a department informational note to be used under IBC section 401.1: Note: See ch. ATCP 93 for additional requirements relating to motor fuel dispensing facilities and repair garages and to the storage, handling, processing and transporting of flammable, combustible and hazardous liquids.
SPS 362.0401 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02; correction in (title) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 362.0412 SPS 362.0412Aircraft storage.
SPS 362.0412(1)(1) Substitute the following wording for exception 1 in IBC section 412.4.4: Heating equipment that is suspended at least 10 feet above the upper surface of wings or engine enclosures of the highest aircraft which may be housed in the hangar; or at least 8 feet above the floor in shops, offices, and other sections of the hangar communicating with storage or service areas.
SPS 362.0412(2) (2) Substitute the following wording for the requirements, but not the exception, in IBC section 412.4.3: Floor surface. Floors shall be graded and drained to meet the requirements of ch. SPS 382.
SPS 362.0412 History History: CR 04-016: cr. Register December 2004 No. 588, eff. 1-1-05; CR 16-094: renum. 362.0412 to 362.0412 (1) and am., cr. (2) Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.0415 SPS 362.0415Hazardous materials.
SPS 362.0415(1) (1) Substitute the definition in s. SPS 362.0202 (2) (g) for the corresponding definition in IBC section 415.2: “Immediately dangerous to life and health (IDLH).”
SPS 362.0415(2) (2) This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in IBC section 415: A magazine for detonators in quantities of 100 or less shall have sides, bottoms and doors constructed of not less than number 12-gauge metal and lined with a nonsparking material. Hinges and hasps shall be attached so they cannot be removed from the outside. One steel padlock, which need not be protected by a steel hood, having at least 5 tumblers and a case-hardened shackle of at least 3/8 inch diameter shall be provided for locking purposes.
SPS 362.0415 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02; CR 04-016: renum. to (1), cr. (2) Register December 2004 No. 588, eff. 1-1-05; CR 06-120: r. and recr. (2) Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 16-094: am. (1) Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.0423 SPS 362.0423Storm shelters. The requirements in IBC sections 423.3 and 423.4 are not included as part of chs. SPS 361 to 366.
SPS 362.0423 History History: CR 16-094: cr. Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.0504 SPS 362.0504Building height and number of stories. The following is a department exception to the requirements in IBC section 504: The requirements in IBC section 504 do not apply to buildings and structures listed under SPS 362.0903 (18) (b) 2.
SPS 362.0504 History History: CR 16-094: cr. Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.0506 SPS 362.0506Allowable building area. Substitute the following for the requirements in IBC Table 506.2 for I-3 occupancies of Type IIA construction: The allowable area for a single story sprinkled building shall be 60,000 square feet. The allowable area for a multistory sprinkled building shall be 45,000 square feet.
SPS 362.0506 Note Note: This substitution corrects an error that appears in IBC Table 506.2.
SPS 362.0506 History History: CR 16-094: cr. Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.0509 SPS 362.0509Incinerator rooms. In IBC section 509, Table 509, “incinerator rooms” does not include a crematory as defined in SPS 361.04 (1r).
SPS 362.0509 History History: CR 16-094: cr. Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.0603 SPS 362.0603Allowable materials. Substitute the following wording for application 18 in IBC section 603.1: Sprayed fire-resistant materials and intumescent and mastic fire-resistant coating, determined on the basis of fire-resistance tests in accordance with Section 703.2.
SPS 362.0603 History History: CR 04-016: cr. Register December 2004 No. 588, eff. 1-1-05; CR 06-120: r. (1), renum. (2) to be Comm 62.0603 and am. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08.
SPS 362.0702 SPS 362.0702Definitions. Substitute the definition in s. SPS 362.0202 (2) (e) for the corresponding definition listed in IBC section 202: “Fire separation distance.”
SPS 362.0702 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02; CR 10-103: r. and recr. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; CR 16-094: renum. 362.0702 (intro.) to 362.0702 and am., r. (1) to (4) Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.0705 SPS 362.0705Exterior Walls.
SPS 362.0705(1)(1) Connections between buildings. This is a department exception to the requirements in IBC section 705.1: This section does not apply to connections between buildings that are in compliance with IBC section 3104.
SPS 362.0705(2) (2)Projections. Substitute Table 362.0705-2 for IBC Table 705.2. - See PDF for table PDF
SPS 362.0705 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02; CR 10-103: renum. from Comm 62.0704 and am. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; CR 16-094: renum. 362.0705 to 362.0705 (1), cr. (2) and Table, Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.0706 SPS 362.0706Fire wall identification. These are department rules in addition to the requirements in IBC section 706:
SPS 362.0706(1) (1)Purpose. Pursuant to s. 101.135, Stats., the purpose of this section is to establish uniform standards for the identification of fire walls on the exterior of buildings.
SPS 362.0706(3) (3)Sign requirements.
SPS 362.0706(3)(a)(a) General. The sign shall consist of 3 circles arranged vertically on the exterior wall, marking the location of the fire wall and centered on the fire wall. The circles shall either be affixed directly to the surface of the building or may be placed on a background material that is affixed to the building.
SPS 362.0706(3)(b) (b) Size of circle. Each circle shall be the same size. The diameter of the circle shall be at least 1 1/2 inches, but no greater than 2 inches.
SPS 362.0706(3)(c) (c) Spacing. The circles shall be spaced an equal distance apart. The distance measured from the top of the uppermost circle to the bottom of the lowermost circle shall be no more than 12 inches.
SPS 362.0706(3)(d) (d) Color. The color of the circle shall be red, amber (orange-yellow) or white (clear) and shall be reflective. The color of the circle shall contrast with the color of the background.
SPS 362.0706 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02; CR 10-103: renum. from Comm 62.0705 and am. (intro.) Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; CR 16-094: r. (2), Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.0713 SPS 362.0713Chute discharge room. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in IBC section 713: The requirements of IBC 713.13.4 shall apply to recycling chutes in addition to waste and linen chutes.
SPS 362.0713 History History: CR 16-094: cr., Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.0717 SPS 362.0717Ducts and air-transfer openings.
SPS 362.0717(1)(1) Smoke damper actuation. This is an additional method in addition to the methods listed in IBC section 717.3.3.2: Method 6: Where a single listed duct smoke detector is installed inside the duct or outside the duct with sampling tubes protruding into the duct in the supply air ductwork downstream of the air handling equipment, including air filters, and ahead of any branch ductwork and return air duct smoke detectors are installed inside the duct or outside the duct with sampling tubes protruding into the duct within 5 feet (1524 mm) of each return air smoke damper, all supply and return smoke dampers shall be closed when any of the duct smoke detectors in the supply or return air ducts are in alarm. Other than in mechanical smoke control systems, dampers shall be closed upon fan shutdown when local smoke detectors require a minimum velocity to operate.
SPS 362.0717(2) (2)Duct smoke dampers. This is a department exception to the requirements in IBC section 717.5.3: Smoke dampers are not required in ducts that are used in the exhaust portion of laboratory ventilating systems that are designed and installed in accordance with NFPA 45.
SPS 362.0717 History History: CR 16-094: renum. (1) to (2) and am., cr. (1) Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.0722 SPS 362.0722Calculated fire resistance.
SPS 362.0722(1) (1)Nonsymmetrical assemblies. Substitute the following wording for the exception in each of IBC sections 722.2.1.4.3, 722.3.2.3 and 722.4.1.4: Exception: For an exterior wall with a fire separation distance greater than 10 feet, the fire shall be assumed to occur on the interior side only.
SPS 362.0722(2) (2)Exterior walls. Substitute the following wording for IBC Section 722.6.2.3: For an exterior wall with a fire separation distance greater than 10 feet, the wall is assigned a rating dependent on the interior membrane and the framing as described in IBC Tables 722.6.2 (1) and 722.6.2 (2). The membrane on the outside of the nonfire-exposed side of exterior walls with a fire separation distance greater than 10 feet may consist of sheathing, sheathing paper and siding as described in IBC Table 722.6.2 (3).
SPS 362.0722 History History: CR 10-103: cr. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; CR 16-094: renum. 362.0721 to 362.0722 and am., Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.0901 SPS 362.0901Fire protection systems.
SPS 362.0901(1) (1)Modifications. Substitute the following informational note for the requirements in IBC section 901.3: Note: Chapter SPS 314 has requirements relating to shutting down or impairing fire sprinkler systems. Chapter SPS 361 has requirements relating to availability of sprinkler documents and to submittal and approval of plans prior to altering, modifying, or removing sprinkler systems.
SPS 362.0901(2) (2)Fire hose threads. These are department informational notes to be used under IBC section 901.4: Note: Section 213.15, Stats., regulates fire hose threads and fittings and reads as follows: “All fire hose fittings, apparatus fittings, 1.5 and 2.5 inches in diameter purchased or procured by a fire department or fire company shall be of the national standard hose thread as adopted by the national fire protection association. No fire department shall utilize hose and equipment not in conformance with the requirement that all threads shall be national standard hose thread as adopted by the national fire protection association. Any person offering for sale nonstandard hose couplings, fittings or apparatus fittings may be fined not less than $100 nor more than $500."
SPS 362.0901 Note Note: 2014 NFPA 1963 contains the specifications for national standard hose thread.
SPS 362.0901 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02.
SPS 362.0902 SPS 362.0902Definitions. Substitute the following definitions and informational note in s. SPS 362.0202 (2) (b) and (d) for the corresponding definitions listed in IBC section 902.1:
SPS 362.0902(1) (1) “Automatic sprinkler system” or “automatic fire sprinkler system.”
SPS 362.0902(2) (2) “Fire area."
SPS 362.0902 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02; CR 10-103: am. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; CR 16-094: am. (intro.), (1), (2), Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.0903 SPS 362.0903Automatic fire sprinkler systems.
SPS 362.0903(1)(1)Group a1. Substitute the following wording for condition 3 in IBC section 903.2.1.1: None of the stories in which the fire area is located include a level of exit discharge.
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