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.



Interior finish for wall surfaces of garages and carports serving not more than one dwelling unit, for buildings to which Part 9 applies [see Sentence of Division A for application of Part 9].


To clarify that, due to the fact that garages and carports are usually unoccupied, interior finish for aesthetic reasons is not necessary.