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.
SPS 362.0903(2) (2)Group a2. Substitute the following wording for condition 3 in IBC section 903.2.1.2: None of the stories in which the fire area is located include a level of exit discharge.
SPS 362.0903(3) (3)Group a3. Substitute the following wording for condition 3 in IBC section 903.2.1.3: None of the stories in which the fire area is located include a level of exit discharge.
SPS 362.0903(4) (4)Group e. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in IBC section 903.2.3:
SPS 362.0903(4)(a) (a) Except as provided in par. (b), an automatic sprinkler system shall be provided for Group E occupancies as follows:
SPS 362.0903(4)(a)1. 1. Throughout all Group E fire areas greater than 20,000 square feet in area.
SPS 362.0903(4)(a)2. 2. Throughout every story of educational buildings that is located below a story which includes the lowest level of exit discharge.
SPS 362.0903(4)(b) (b) An automatic sprinkler system is not required in any fire area, or in any story that is located below a story which includes the lowest level of exit discharge, where every classroom throughout the building has at least one exterior exit door at ground level.
SPS 362.0903(5) (5)Group r. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in IBC section 903.2.8:
SPS 362.0903(5)(a) (a) Except as provided in pars. (b) to (cm), an automatic sprinkler system installed in accordance with IBC section 903.3 shall be provided throughout all buildings with a Group R fire area.
SPS 362.0903(5)(b) (b) An automatic sprinkler system installed in a multifamily dwelling may conform with sub. (10) provided the multifamily dwelling complies with all of the following:
SPS 362.0903(5)(b)1. 1. The multifamily dwelling does not contain more than 20 dwelling units.
SPS 362.0903 Note Note: See s. 101.971 (2), Stats., for the definition of “multifamily dwelling”.
SPS 362.0903 Note Note: See s. 101.14 (4m), Stats., for requirements relating to automatic fire sprinkler systems for a multifamily dwelling.
SPS 362.0903(5)(b)2. 2. The multifamily dwelling is not more than 2 stories above grade plane in height.
SPS 362.0903(5)(b)3. 3. The multifamily dwelling is not served by either a community water system or a municipal water system as defined under s. NR 811.02.
SPS 362.0903 Note Note: Under s. NR 811.02 “community water system means a public water system which serves at least 15 service connections used by year–round residents or regularly serves at least 25 year–round residents. Any water system serving 7 or more homes, 10 or more mobile homes, 10 or more apartment units or 10 or more condominium units shall be considered a community water system unless information is provided by the owners indicating that 25 year–round residents will not be served."
SPS 362.0903 Note Note: Under s. NR 811.02 “municipal water system means a community water system owned by a city, village, county, town, town sanitary district, utility district, public inland lake and rehabilitation district, municipal water district or a federal, state, county or municipal owned institution for congregate care or correction, or a privately owned water utility serving the foregoing."
SPS 362.0903(5)(cm) (cm) An automatic sprinkler system installed in a building with a Group R-3 fire area may conform with sub. (10) provided the Group R-3 use complies with all of the following:
SPS 362.0903(5)(cm)1. 1. The Group R-3 use is limited to a single-room bunkhouse type sleeping unit.
SPS 362.0903(5)(cm)2. 2. The fire area does not exceed 1,500 square feet.
SPS 362.0903(5)(cm)3. 3. The fire area is not more than one story above grade plane in height.
SPS 362.0903(5)(cm)4. 4. The fire area has an occupant load of 10 or less.
SPS 362.0903(5)(cm)5. 5. The Group R-3 use is not served by either a community water system or a municipal water system as defined under s. NR 811.02.
SPS 362.0903 Note Note: Under s. NR 811.02, “community water system" means a public water system which serves at least 15 service connections used by year–round residents or regularly serves at least 25 year–round residents. Any water system serving 7 or more homes, 10 or more mobile homes, 10 or more apartment units or 10 or more condominium units shall be considered a community water system unless information is provided by the owners indicating that 25 year–round residents will not be served."
SPS 362.0903 Note Note: Under s. NR 811.02, “municipal water system" means a community water system owned by a city, village, county, town, town sanitary district, utility district, public inland lake and rehabilitation district, municipal water district or a federal, state, county or municipal owned institution for congregate care or correction, or a privately owned water utility serving the foregoing."
SPS 362.0903(6) (6)Student housing. These are department rules in addition to the requirements in IBC section 903.2.8:
SPS 362.0903(6)(a) (a) Definition. In this paragraph, “private student residential building" has the meaning as given under s. 101.14 (4) (b) 1m., Stats.
SPS 362.0903 Note Note: Section 101.14 (4) (b) 1m., Stats., reads: “In this paragraph, “private student residential building" means a privately owned and operated residential building that has a capacity of at least 100 occupants, that is occupied by persons at least 80 percent of whom are enrolled in an institution of higher education, and that has attributes usually associated with a student residence hall or dormitory such as a food service plan or occupancy by a resident advisor."
SPS 362.0903(6)(b) (b) Existing housing.
SPS 362.0903(6)(b)1.1. An automatic fire sprinkler system shall be provided by January 1, 2014 throughout every residence hall and dormitory greater than 60 feet in height, the initial construction of which was begun before January 7, 2006, that is owned or operated by an institution of higher education, other than a residence hall or dormitory owned or operated by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System.
SPS 362.0903(6)(b)2. 2. An automatic fire sprinkler system shall be provided by January 1, 2014 throughout every private student residential building greater than 60 feet in height, the initial construction of which was begun before January 7, 2006.
SPS 362.0903(6)(b)3. 3. An automatic fire sprinkler system shall be provided by January 1, 2014 throughout every student residential facility operated by a fraternity, sorority or other organization authorized or sponsored by an institution of higher education, the initial construction of which was begun before January 7, 2006.
SPS 362.0903(6)(c) (c) New housing.
SPS 362.0903(6)(c)1.1. An automatic fire sprinkler system shall be provided throughout every residence hall and dormitory, the initial construction which is begun on or after April 26, 2000, that is owned or operated by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System.
SPS 362.0903(6)(c)2. 2. An automatic fire sprinkler system shall be provided throughout every residence hall and dormitory, the initial construction which is begun on or after January 7, 2006, that is owned or operated by an institution of higher education, other than a residence hall or dormitory owned or operated by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System.
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