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.



Limit states method for the structural design of buildings.
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 define the limit states design terms and symbols used in Subsection 4.1.3.