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(A) This subchapter is applicable to:
(1) All new construction.
(2) Remodeling and damage repairs to existing buildings as follows:
(a) Fifty percent: Entire building shall comply.
(b) Twenty-five percent: Only portion remodeled or repaired.
(c) Less than 25%: May use the existing method of construction, providing there are no life safety hazards in the method of construction.
(B) This subchapter is not applicable to architect/engineer-designed buildings but shall serve as a design guide equal or exceed the safety limits.
('80 Code, § 7-57) (Ord. 2021, passed 7-1-81)