Back9.22.1.2.(1)

ATTRIBUTION:

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.

 

APPLICATION:

Masonry and concrete and their installation, when used in the construction of masonry fireplaces, in buildings to which Part 9 applies [see Sentence 1.3.3.3.(1) of Division A for application of Part 9].
This also applies to fireplaces in buildings to which Part 6 applies [see Sentence 1.3.3.2.(1) of Division A for application of Part 6], as stated in Sentence 6.2.1.5.(1).

INTENT:

To direct Code users to Sections 9.3. and 9.20., which contain requirements regarding concrete and unit masonry.