Automatic sprinkler systems in Group I-1, I-4 and R occupancies up to and including four stories in height shall be permitted to be installed throughout in accordance with NFPA 13R as listed in rule 1301:7-7-47 of the Administrative Code.(a) 903.3.1.2.1 Balconies and decks. Lumber, wood structural panel and veneer mills shall be provided with a manual fire alarm system. (r) 907.2.18 Underground buildings with smoke control systems. Permits shall be required as set forth in rule 1301:7-7-01 of the Administrative Code and as required by the building code as listed in rule 1301:7-7-47 of the Administrative Code. (4) 901.4 Installation. Where a manual fire alarm system is required by another paragraph of this code, it shall be activated by fire alarm boxes installed in accordance with paragraphs (G)(5)(b)(i)(907.5.2.1) to (G)(5)(b)(v)(907.5.2.5) of this rule. (i) 907.5.2.1 Location. Such approval shall be conditioned upon receipt of verification of building official determination that such fire protection equipment is nonrequired. (a) 901.6.1 Standards.
The audible alarm notification appliances shall provide a sound pressure level of 15 decibels (dBA) above the average ambient sound level or 5 dBA above the maximum sound level having a duration of at least 60 seconds, whichever is greater, in every occupiable space within the building. Covered mall buildings exceeding 50,000 square feet (4645 m ) in total floor area shall be provided with an emergency voice/alarm communication system. An emergency voice/alarm communication system serving a mall, required or otherwise, shall be accessible to the fire department. Fire hose threads used in connection with standpipe systems shall be approved and shall be compatible with fire department hose threads. Standpipe systems shall be provided in new buildings and structures in accordance with this paragraph. When carbon dioxide systems are used, there shall be a nozzle at the top of the ventilating duct. Automatic fire-extinguishing systems shall be automatically actuated and provided with a manual means of actuation in accordance with paragraph (D)(1 1 )(a)(904.11.1) of this rule. (c) 904.3.3 System interlocking.
Sprinkler protection shall be provided for exterior balconies, decks and ground floor patios of dwelling units where the building is of Type V construction, provided there is a roof or deck above. Automatic fire detectors utilized for the purpose of performing fire safety functions shall be connected to the building’s fire alarm control unit where a fire alarm system is required by paragraph (G)(2)( 907.2 ) of this rule. Hand-held portable fire extinguishers, not housed in cabinets, shall be installed on the hangers or brackets supplied. Activation of the smoke control system shall activate an audible alarm at a constantly attended location. (s) 907.2.19 Deep underground buildings. The wiring to the auxiliary devices and equipment used to accomplish the above fire safety functions shall be monitored for integrity in accordance with NFPA 72 as listed in rule 1301:7-7-47 of the Administrative Code. (5) 907.5 Initiating devices. Audible signals shall be in accordance with paragraph (G)(6)(b)(907.6.2) of this rule. (e) 904.3.5 Monitoring.