What if there is no local occupancy restriction or guidance? Building occupancy classifications refer to categorizing structures based on their usage and are primarily used for building and fire code enforcement.They are usually defined by model building codes, and vary, somewhat, among them.Often, many of them are subdivided. In accordance with Section 110.3 of the Fire Prevention Code, if a building occupant creates conditions in violation of the fire prevention code, by virtue of storage, handling, and use of substances, materials, devices, and appliances, such occupant shall be held responsible for the abatement of … code of ordinances city of mason, michigan Annotations Off Follow Changes Share Download Bookmark Print 2019 S-11 Supplement is current through Ord. H occupancy. Lamp cord must have a voltage of 300 to 600, two or more conductors, and thermoset or thermoplastic insulation, and it should serve for light to moderately-used purposes in dry locations. Fair Housing Center of West Michigan • A Guide for Determining Occupancy Limits based on Local Restrictions • March 2019 . Except as specified in Section 428, such laboratories shall comply with all applicable provisions of this code and the International Fire Code. as required in Chapter 10 of the Michigan Building Code. 29.1a Short title. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), an assembly occupancy refers to “an occupancy (1) used for a gathering of 50 or more persons for deliberation, worship, entertainment, eating, drinking, amusement, awaiting transportation, or similar uses; or (2) used as a special amusement building, regardless of occupant load.” (2) This act applies to each city, village, and township that, according to the last regular or special federal census, has a population of 10,000 or more. Classification of Occupancy & Hazard of Contents As Defined by NFPA 101® Life Safety Code® & NFPA 5000™ Building Construction & Safety Code (2009) Health Care An occupancy used to provide medical or other treatment or care (1) This act shall be known and may be cited as the "housing law of Michigan". the section of the Code governing such other occupancy shall apply. NFPA publishes a number of codes and standards that work in harmony to prevent the type of life-loss that can occur in assembly occupancies: NFPA 1126, Use of Pyrotechnics Before a Proximate Audience; NFPA 1, Uniform Fire Code™ NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code® NFPA 5000®, Building Construction and Safety Code® 1. The Fair Housing Center of West Michigan developed this guide to assist condominium associations, landlords, property owners and managers, and others in determining how to set occupancy limitations 428.2 Application. City Hall 124 W Michigan Avenue Lansing, MI 48933 Phone: 517-483-4000 Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ˜ ˜ ˜ Occupant Load: Every Assembly occupancy is required to have the occupant load of the space posted in a conspicuous place, near the main exit, or exit access doorway from a room or space. Classifications by Group. Sec. The People of the State of Michigan enact: ARTICLE I GENERAL PROVISIONS. The Michigan Electrical Code outlines the voltage, insulation type and thickness, braiding material and intended usage of all kinds of flexible cords and wiring. _ Continued on back… 20 Hall Street SE Grand Rapids, MI 49507 125.401 Short title; scope of act. 223, passed 12-17-2018 If a property has no guidance from local or state code, a housing provider could defer to the most recent International Property Maintenance Code’s “Occupancy Limitations”, or the code of a comparable jurisdiction. FIRE PREVENTION CODE ... use, and occupancy of buildings and premises in relation to safety, including fire safety; to provide for the certification of fire inspectors and the delegation of certain ... R 29.2801 et seq. The provisions of Section 428 shall be applied as exceptions or additions to applicable requirements of this code. Introduction . of the Michigan Administrative Code.