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(a) Exterior Doors.
(1) Exterior doors and doors leading from garage areas into multiple dwelling buildings, and doors leading into stairwells below the sixth floor level, shall have self-locking (deadlatch) devices, allowing egress to the exterior of the building or into the garage area or stairwell, but requiring a key to be used to gain access to the interior of the building from the outside or garage area or into the hallways from the stairwell. Such devices are subject to Fire Division approval.
(2) Exterior doors and doors leading from the garage areas into multiple dwelling buildings, and doors leading into stairwells, shall be equipped with self-closing devices, if not already required by other ordinances, resolutions, rules or regulations of the City.
(b) Garage Doors. Whenever parking facilities are provided, either under or within the confines of the perimeter walls of any multiple dwelling, such facilities shall be fully enclosed and provided with a locking device.
(c) Swinging Doors to Individual Motel, Hotel and Multifamily Dwelling Units.
(1) All wood doors shall be of solid core with a maximum thickness of one and three-fourths inches.
(2) Swinging entrance doors to individual units shall have deadbolts with a one-inch minimum throw and hardened steel inserts in addition to deadlatches with a half-inch minimum throw. The locks shall be so constructed that both the deadbolt and the deadlatch can be retracted by a single action of the inside door knob. Alternate devices to equally resist illegal entry may be substituted, subject to prior approval of the Police Division or the Fire Division.
(3) An interviewer or peephole shall be provided in each individual unit entrance door.
(4) Door closers will be provided on each individual entrance door.
(5) Doors swinging out shall have nonremovable hinge pins.
(6) Jambs for all doors shall be so constructed or protected so as to prevent violation of the function of the strike.
(d) Sliding Patio-Type Doors Opening Onto Patios or Balconies Which are Less Than One Story Above Grade or are Otherwise Accessible From the Outside.
(1) All single sliding patio doors shall have the movable section of the door slide on the inside of the fixed portion of the door.
(2) Sliding glass doors shall have a locking device and an approved secondary device not accessible from the exterior of the building, such as:
A. A sliding glass door drop-bar, which is a device whereby a hinged bar can be moved from a side framing channel to block the opening of the sliding panel of a sliding glass door. The bar constitutes a horizontal obstruction between the side channel and the rear of the sliding panel.
B. A secondary lock, approved by the Fire Division.
(3) Double sliding patio doors must be locked at the meeting rail and meet the locking requirements of paragraph (d)(2) hereof.
(e) Window Protection.
(1) Windows shall be so constructed that when a window is locked it cannot be lifted from the frame.
(2) Window locking devices shall be capable of withstanding a force of 300 pounds applied in any direction.
(3) Louvered windows shall not be used within eight feet of ground level, adjacent structures or fire escapes.
(Ord. 46. Passed 8-17-76.)