Most technical provisions of the BC Fire Code describe how the code’s objectives and functional statements are achieved. However, some provisions, like this one, do not relate directly to a code objective. The following analysis is provided to assist in understanding of the provision.



Partition loads to be shown on drawings in floor areas of buildings where partitions are shown on the drawings, or where partitions might be added in the future.
This applies to buildings described in Sentence of Division A and buildings to which Part 9 applies [see Sentence of Division A] that are required to be designed to the requirements of Part 4.


To facilitate determination of compliance with the structural design of the building.