19 CRR-NY 1265.3NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 19. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
CHAPTER XXXIII. STATE FIRE PREVENTION AND BUILDING CODE COUNCIL
SUBCHAPTER C. OTHER REGULATIONS
PART 1265. RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURES WITH TRUSS TYPE CONSTRUCTION, PRE-ENGINEERED WOOD CONSTRUCTION AND/OR TIMBER CONSTRUCTION
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1265.3 Definitions.
For the purposes of this Part, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
(a) Addition.
The term addition shall mean an extension or increase in floor area or height of a residential structure.
(b) Authority having jurisdiction.
The term authority having jurisdiction shall mean the city, town, village, county, agency or other governmental unit responsible for administration and enforcement of the State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code with respect to the subject residential structure.
(c) IBC.
The term IBC shall mean the 2015 International Building Code, as amended by the 2017 Uniform Code Supplement (said publications being incorporated by reference in Part 1221 of this Title).
(d) Electric box.
The term electric box shall mean the box, if any, mounted on the exterior of the residential structure at the point of connection between the facilities of the serving utility and the premises wiring.
(e) Existing residential strucure.
The term existing residential structure means a residential structure that is already in existence at the time an addition or rehabilitation is commenced, without regard to the date of original construction of the residential structure.
(f) New residential structure.
The term new residential structure means a residential structure constructed on or after January 1, 2015. For the purposes of this definition, a date of construction of a residential structure shall be deemed to be the date of completion of the original construction of such residential structure, and a residential structure shall be deemed to be a new residential structure if the original construction of such residential structure:
(1) was commenced on or after January 1, 2015; or
(2) was commenced prior to January 1, 2015 and was not completed prior to January 1, 2015.
(g) Pre-engineered wood construction.
The term pre-engineered wood construction shall mean construction that uses, for any load-supporting purpose(s), girders, beams, or joists made using wood components (or wood-based components) that are bonded together with adhesives (including, but not limited to, prefabricated wood I-joists, structural glued laminated timbers, structural log members, structural composite lumber, and cross-laminated timber).
(h) IRC.
The term IRC shall mean the 2015 International Residential Code, as amended by 2017 Uniform Code Supplement (said publications being incorporated by reference in Part 1220 of this Title).
(i) Rehabilitation.
The term rehabilitation shall mean any repair, renovation, alteration or reconstruction work undertaken in an existing residential building.
(j) Residential structure.
The term residential structure shall include one-family dwellings, two-family dwellings, and townhouses (as those terms are defined in the IRC) and structures or portions of structures classified as residential group R in accordance with chapter 3 of the IBC (excluding, however, hotels and motels which are classified as group R-1 or R-2 occupancy in accordance with chapter 3 of the IBC and which are subject to the provisions of Part 1264 of this Title).
(k) Timber construction.
The term timber construction shall mean construction that uses, for any load-supporting purpose(s), solid or laminated wood having the minimum dimensions required for structures built using type IV construction (HT) in accordance section 602.4 of the IBC.
(l) Truss type construction.
The term truss type construction shall mean construction that uses, for any load-supporting purpose(s), a fabricated structure of wood or steel, made up of a series of members connected at their ends to form a series of triangles to span a distance greater than would be possible with any of the individual members on their own. Truss type construction shall not include:
(1) individual wind or seismic bracing components which form triangles when diagonally connected to the main structural system; or
(2) structural components that utilize solid plate web members.
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Current through March 31, 2019
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