7511.2306 SECTION 2306, GENERAL FIRE PROTECTION AND LIFE SAFETY FEATURES.
IFC Section 2306.1 is amended to read:
2306.1 General. Fire-protection and life-safety features for high-piled storage areas shall be in accordance with Section 2306. Nationally recognized standards or guidelines, as applicable, are allowed to be used when approved by the fire chief.
Exception: Limited high-piled storage areas in Group M occupancies not exceeding five percent of the total square footage of the building or not exceeding 2,500 square feet (232 m2) in size, whichever is less, need not be separated by fire-resistance-rated construction and need not comply with the smoke and heat removal and draft curtain requirements of this article when these buildings are protected throughout by an approved automatic sprinkler system.