Stairs and Railings

Stairs and Railings

IRC Chapter 3   R311.7

FBC Residential Chapter 3

Code Reference

 Description

 

R311.7.1

Stairway width

R311.7.2

Headroom

R311.7.5

Stair treads and risers

R311.7.5.3

Nosings

R311.7.6

Landings at stairs

R311.7.8

R301.5

Handrail Requirements

301.5 is a chart that shows required live loads for railings

R311.7.9

R303.6-7

Illumination Requirements

Interior and exterior

R302.7

Drywall fire spread requirements

R311.7.10.1

Spiral stairways

R311.8

Ramps

Guards and Handrails

SECTION R312

Code Reference

Description

R312.1

Guards

R312.1.2

Height

R312.1.3

Opening Limitations

R312.2

Window fall protection

R311.7.8.3

Grip size