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1. 0.71 Minimum exit door width. 24. 112 Minimum width of any balcony or bridge.
m cm
2. 2.70 Minimum floor to ceiling height. 25. 112 Minimum width of a class A ramp.
m cm
3. 0.19 Maximum stair rise height for a class A stair. 26. 20.3 Maximum rise of any floor from the balcony floor to
m cm which an access door leads.
4. 2.75 Maximum height between landings for class A stair. 27. 1floor Maximum vertical height in floors for an escalator.
m
28. 55.9 Minimum width of a fire escape stair for existing
5. 2.00 Minimum headroom for class A & B stairs. cm stairs.
m
29. 55.9 Minimum width of landing for a fire escape stair for
6. 0.28 Unit area per person for waiting areas or standing cm existing stairs.
sqm rooms.
30. 15.25 Minimum tread for a fire escape stair for small
7. 4 Number of exits for place of assembly for 1000 cm buildings.
occupants
31. 30.5 Maximum rise of fire escape stair for a small building.
8. 46.00 Travel distance to an exit without fire sprinkler system. cm
m
32. 22.9 Maximum rise of fire escape stair for existing stairs.
9. 61.00 Travel distance to an exit with fire sprinkler system. cm
m
33. 3.66 Maximum height between landings for a fire escape
10. 0.83 Minimum spacing of rows of seats from back to back m stair for existing stairs.
m for a public assembly building.
34. 2.13 Minimum headroom clearance for a fire escape stair
11. 14 Maximum number of seats in a row in between aisles. m for existing stairs.
12. 7 Maximum number of seats in a row opening on to an 35. 1.98 Minimum headroom clearance for a fire escape stair
aisle at one side. m for small buildings.
13. 60 Standard width of a seat without dividing arms for 36. 3 Number of exits for place of assembly for 600-1000
cm places of assembly. occupants.
14. 91 Minimum width of an aisle serving an occupant of 60. 37. 50- Maximum occupant load for a class C public
cm 300 assembly.
15. 2.00 Minimum headroom created by any projection from 38. 2 Minimum number of exit for an Institutional type of
m the ceiling. structure.
16. 56 Minimum clear width of turnstiles. 39. 30 m Maximum travel distance between room door
cm intended as exit access and exit with sprinkler system
for institutional use.
17. 112 Minimum dimension of landings in direction of travel
cm for class A & B stairs. 40. 30 m Maximum travel distance from the door of any room
to exit for hotels with sprinkler.
18. 3 Minimum number of risers in any one (1) flight of
stairs. 41. 31 m Maximum travel distance from the main entrance
door to exit for apartments with sprinkler.
19. 76 Minimum height of a handrail above the upper
cm surface of the tread. 42. 2.5 Minimum increase in width for an aisle per linear
cm meter.
20. 38 Minimum clearance of a handrail from any wall.
mm 43. 91 cm Minimum width of an aisle serving an occupant of 60
or more serving one side for a public assembly
21. 91 Minimum height of a guard rail.
building.
cm
44. 1.00 Minimum width of an aisle serving an occupant of 60
22. 106 Maximum height of a guard rail.
m or more serving two sides for a public assembly
cm
building.
23. 7.50 Minimum inner radius of a monumental stair.
45. 76 cm Minimum width of an aisle serving an occupant of
m
below 60 for a public assembly building.
46. 1.80 m Minimum width of an aisle for an educational 66. 37.8 deg Temperature rating at flash point.
use building. C (100
deg F)
47. 2.44 m Minimum width of an aisle for hospitals or
nursing homes. 67. Class B A class of fire with flammable liquid and gasses.
48. 1.83 m Minimum width of an aisle for custodial care 68. Boiling The temperature at which a liquid is transformed
institutions. Point or converted into vapor.
49. 112 cm Minimum width of an aisle for business use 69. 4 hrs Minimum fire resistance rating for a firewall.
structure.
70. Duct A continuous passageway for the transmission of
50. 112 cm Minimum width of an aisle for an industrial System air.
building.
71. Flash The minimum temperature at which any material
51. 4.60 sqm Occupant load per person for laboratories. Point gives off vapor in sufficient concentration to form
an ignitable mixture with air.
52. Institutional Jails are classified under what classification of
occupancy. 72. Fumigant A gas, fume or vapor used for the destruction or
control of insects, fungi, vermin, germs, rodents or
53. Assembly Courtrooms with an occupant load of more
other pests.
than 100 are classified under what classification
of occupancy. 73. 4.50 m Minimum width of any driveway in and around a
lumber yard / piles.
54. Assembly Armories with an occupant load of more than
100 are classified under what classification of 74. 1.80 m Minimum height of fence for a lumber yard for
occupancy exterior storage of lumbers.
55. Business Libraries are classified under what 75. 3.70 m Maximum width of sumps for the retention of oil
classification of occupancy. and petroleum products.
56. Picking Rooms where baled, bundled or piled 76. 1.50 m For Refineries, distilleries, and chemical plants,
rooms. materials segregated into desired sizes or the minimum height for a fence.
groups.
77. 15.00 m Minimum travel distance from any individual room
57. High rise Buildings or structures 15 meters or more in subject to occupancy by not more 6 persons.
building height.
78. 23.00 m Maximum distance of travel from the high hazard
58. Explosive Buildings or structures used for the storage of area to an exit.
magazine explosives, shells, projectile, etc.
79. 3.00 m Minimum distance of an incinerator from any
59. Plenum An air compartment or chamber to which 1 or structure used other than a single family dwelling.
more ducts are connected and which form part
80. 9 cm Maximum reduction in width of a stair by a
of an air distribution system.
handrail.
60. Fulminate A kind of stable explosive compound which
81. 71 cm Minimum door width of a single door in a door
explodes by percussion.
way.
61. Pyrophoric Descriptive of any substance that ignites
82. 20.5 cm Maximum change in elevation between the
spontaneously when exposed to air.
interior of a door to the outside of it other than a
62. Oxidizing A material that readily yields oxygen in balcony.
material quantities sufficient to stimulate or support
83. 7 kg Maximum force in kilograms required for a panic
combustion.
hardware.
63. Forging A process where a piece of metal is heated
84. 112 cm Maximum height required for a panic hardware
prior to changing its shape and dimension.
installation.
64. Distillation The process of first raising the temperature to
85. 76 cm Minimum height required for a panic hardware
separate the more volatile from the less
installation.
volatile parts and then cooling and condensing
the result vapor so as to produce a nearly 86. 20 Maximum number of occupant for a subdivided
purified substance. room or space by a folding partition.

65. Dust A finely powdered substance which, when 87. 61 cm Minimum width of a door for family day care
mixed with air in the proper proportion and homes.
ignited will cause an explosion. 88. 91 cm Minimum stair width for a class B stair serving an
occupant load of less than 50.
89. 25 mm Length of a nosing or effective projection over the level immediately below it for tread below 25 cms in
dimension.
90. 86.5 cm Maximum height of a handrail.
91. 37.8 oC (100 oF) A combustible liquid is any liquid having a flash point at or above.
92. Fire resistance The time duration that a material or construction can withstand the effect of standard fire test is known as.
rating
93. Cryogenic Any material which by its nature or as a result of its reaction with other elements produces a rapid drop in
temperature of the immediate surrounding.
94. 30.50 m Classified as mercantile occupancies, the travel distance from exits shall be.
95. Assembly Under what classification of occupancy does pool rooms fall.
96. Institutional Under what classification of occupancy does home for the aged fall.
97. Business Under what classification of occupancy does court houses fall.
98. Industrial Under what classification of occupancy does refineries fall.
99. Business Under what classification of occupancy does drugstores fall.
100. 71 cm Minimum width of an aisle in a store for mercantile occupancies.
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1. 1 Minimum number of aisles for Class 'A' stores. (PD 1185) 24. 23 m Minimum distance travel to an exit for storage
occupancies of high hazard commodities. (RA
2. 1.50 Minimum clear width of aisles for a Class 'A' store. (PD
9514)
m 1185)
25. Class D Class of fire involving combustible metals,
3. 3.66 Minimum clear width of an exit access through a
such as magnesium, sodium, potassium, and
m covered mall. (PD 1185)
other similar materials.
4. 15 m Minimum height of buildings requiring automatic
26. Class A Class of fire involving ordinary combustible
sprinkler protection. (RA 9514)
materials, such as wood, papers, cloth, rubber,
5. 763 Standard inner radius of a curved stair in business and plastics.
cm occupancies.
27. Dip Tank A tank, vat or container of flammable or
6. 19 Maximum height of riser for Class 'A' stairs. (PD 1185) combustible liquid in which articles or
cm materials are immersed for the purpose of
7. 20 Maximum height of riser for Class 'B' Stairs. (PD 1185) coating, finishing, treating or similar processes.
cm 28. Automatic An integrated system of under ground or
8. 112 Minimum width of stair for Class 'B' stairs serving more Fire overhead piping or both connected to a
cm than 50 persons. (PD 1185) Suppression source of extinguishing agents or medium and
System designed in accordance with fire protection
9. 91 Minimum width of stair for Class 'B' stairs serving 50
engineering standards which when actuated by
cm persons and below. (PD 1185)
its automatic detecting device, suppresses fire
10. 38 Maximum horizontal projection of a handrail over a within the area protected.
mm stair. (PD 1185)
29. Means of A continuous and unobstructed route of exit
11. 25 Minimum tread width of a stair for Class 'A' stairs. (PD Egress from any point in a building to a public way.
mm 1185)
30. 5.00 m Minimum distance of an incinerator containing
12. 3.70 Maximum height between landings for a Class 'B' kindled fire or rubbish fire or bonfires. (PD
m stairs. (PD 1185) 1185)
13. 112 Minimum width of landings in direction of travel for 31. Assembly Under what classification of occupancy do
cm Class 'A / B' stairs. (PD 1185) museums fall?
14. 112 Minimum width of Class 'A' ramp. (PD 1185) 32. Business Under what classification of occupancy do
cm town halls fall?
15. 76 Minimum width of Class 'B' ramp. (PD 1185) 33. 1.22 m Maximum width of a single door in a doorway.
cm (PD 1185)
16. 10- Standard slope of Class 'B' ramp in percentage. (PD 34. 23 cm Minimum tread for a fire escape stair for
17% 1185) existing stairs. (Fire Code)
17. No Maximum height between landings for Class 'A' ramp. 35. 30.5 cm Maximum spacing of rungs for a fire escape
limit (PD 1185) ladder. (RA 9514)
18. 3.66 Maximum height between landings for Class 'B' ramp. 36. 25 cm Minimum spacing of rungs for a fire escape
m (PD 1185) ladder. (RA 9514)
19. 1.20 Minimum width of ramps of 3 stories or more in height. 37. 60 deg C Class III combustible liquids shall mean any
m liquid having a flash point at how many
20. 55.9 Minimum width for fire escape for existing stairs. degrees Celsius?
cm 38. 0.83 m In standard seating, the minimum spacing from
21. 55.9 Minimum horizontal dimension of any landing of back to back. (RA 9514)
cm platform for existing stairs for fire escape. 39. 30 cm Minimum space from the back of chair to the
22. 30.5 Maximum rise for a fire escape for very small front of the chair behind. (RA 9514)
cm buildings. 40. 1:8 (12.5%) Maximum slope for aisles for public assembly
23. 3.66 Maximum height between landings for fire escape for structures.
m existing stairs. (RA 9514) 41. 63.5 mm Size of standpipe outlet provided for each
stage for public assembly building. (PD 1096)
42. 1.8 sqm Occupant load per person for 59. CORROSIVE Liquid which causes fire when in contact w/
classrooms. (PD 1096) LIQUID organic matter/chemicals
43. 76.25 m Where exterior corridors or balconies are 60. CURTAIN Vertical panel of non-combustible/fire-
provided as means of exit, they shall open BOARD resistive materials attached and extending
to the outside and shall be spaced ___ below the bottom chord of roof trusses;
meters apart. (Educational) divide the underside of the roof to several
compartments so that heat and smoke will
44. 56 cm Minimum dimension of a rescue window
be directed upwards to a roof vent.
for educational occupancies. (RA 9514)
61. CRYOGENIC Any material which produces rapid drop of
45. 80 cm Maximum height from the floor for a
temperature to its immediate surroundings.
rescue window for educational
occupancies. (RA 9514) 62. DAMPER Device installed inside an airduct which
automatically closes to restrict smoke or
46. 2.44 m Minimum width of corridors, aisles, and
fire.
ramps for exits in hospitals and nursing
homes. (PD 1185) 63. DISTILLATION Raising temperature, cooling & condensing
to produce a nearly purified substance
47. 1.83 m Minimum width of corridors, aisles, and
ramps for exits in residential-custodial 64. DUCT Continuous passageway for transmission of
care. (PD 1185) SYSTEM air
48. 465 sqm Any room for sleeping in institutional 65. DUST Finely powdered substance when mixed with
occupancies if subdivided shall have a air and ignited will cause explosion.
maximum area of how many square
66. Electrical Arc Extremely hot, luminous bridge formed by
meters?
the passage of electric current across a
49. Hotel Includes buildings or groups of building space between 2 conductors due to the
under the same management in which incandescence of the conducting vapor
there are more than 15 sleeping
67. Ember Hot piece or lump partially burned, still
accommodations for hire.
oxidizing w/o the manifestation of flames
50. Apartment Includes buildings containing three or
68. Fire Active principle of burning
Buildings more living units independent cooking and
bathroom facilities, whether designed as 69. Fire Trap Building unsafe in case of fire
rowhouse, apartment house, tenement, 70. Fire alarm Visual/audible signal, device or system;
garden apartment, or by any other name. warn the occupants or fire fighting elements
51. 4 Minimum number of stories of apartment of presence/danger of fire
buildings requiring fire alarm system. (RA 71. Fire Door Fire resistive door
9514)
72. FIRE condition/act which increase probability of
52. 12 Minimum number of apartment units HAZARD fire; delay/hinder/interfere fire fighting,
requiring fire alarm system. (RA 9514) safeguarding of life & property.
53. BLASTING Fuel + Oxidizer used to set off explosives 73. Fire Lane Portion of road/publicway kept
AGENT opened/unobstructed for fire fighting units.
54. CELLULOSE Highly combustible/explosive compound 74. FIRE Built-in protection system (sprinklers,
NITRATE/NITRO PROTECTIVE automatic extinguishing system, heat/smoke
CELLULOSE / FIRE detectors, warning system)- Personal
55. PYROXYLIN Any plastic substance with cellulose SAFETY protective equipment (fire blankets, helmets,
nitrate DEVICE fire suits, gloves)

56. COMBUSTIBLE, Materials easily set on fire


FLAMMABLE
OR
INFLAMMABLE
57. COMBUSTIBLE Free burning fiber (cotton, oakum, hay,
FIBER straw, etc.)
58. COMBUSTIBLE Liquid w/ flash pt. ^37.8 deg.C (100deg.F)
LIQUID
75. FIRE SAFETY Design & installation of walls, 90. Owner Person who holds the legal right of
CONSTRUCTIONS barriers, windows, vents, means possession or title to a
of egress; treatment of building building/property
components with flame retardant
91. OXIDIZING Yields oxygen; stimulates/supports
chemicals; to minimize danger of
MATERIAL combustion
fire and safe evacuation of
people. 92. PRESSURIZED / Type of burner where pressurized fuel is
FORCED DRAFT discharged to combustion chamber
76. Flashpoint Minimum temperature a material
BURNING which includes fans for introduction of
gives off vapor to form ignition
EQUIPMENT air.
77. Forging Metal is heated prior to changing
93. PUBLIC building/structure; 50 or more people
shape/dimension
ASSEMBLY congregate/gather/assemble
78. Fulminate Stable explosive compound; BUILDING
explodes by percussion
94. Public Way street, alley, strip of land unobstructed
79. HAZARDOUS manufacturing, fabrication, from ground to sky intended for public
OPERATIONS/PROCESS conversion which uses/produces use
materials that cause fires or
95. PYROPHORIC Ignites spontaneously when exposed to
explosions.
air
80. HORIZONTAL EXIT Passageway from one building to
96. Refining partial distillation & electrolysis;
another or through or around the
removing impurities/deleterious
wall in approximately same floor
materials from mixture
level.
97. SELF CLOSING Automatic closing doors; confines
81. Hose BOX Box/cabinet where fire hoses,
DOORS smoke & heat; delays spread of fire.
valves and other equipment ware
stored. 98. Smelting Melting/fusing metal ores; separate
impurities from pure metals.
82. Hose Reel Cylindrical device where fire hose
is wound and connected 99. Sprinkler system Integrated network of hydraulically
designed piping with outlets which
83. HYPERGOLIC FUEL Rocket or liquid propellant
automatically discharges water when
84. INDUSTRIAL BAKING & Industrial process of heating activated by heat.
DRYING materials to remove
solvents/moisture, and fuse
certain salts to form uniform
glazing on the surface of treated
materials
85. JUMPER Piece of metal or conductor used
to bypass a safety in an electrical
system
86. OCCUPANCY Intended use/purpose of a
building
87. OCCUPANT Any person occupying/using a
building (or portions) by virtue of
lease contract/permission with the
owner/administrator
88. Organic Peroxide Strong oxidizing organic
compound which causes fire
when in contact with combustible
material under condition of high
temperature.
89. Overloading Use of electrical
appliances/devices beyond the
designed capacity of existing
electrical system.
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1. STANDPIPE SYSTEM Vertical pipes to which firehoses can be attached on each floor; includes system where water is made
available to outlets as needed.
2. VESTIBULE Passage hall/antechamber between outlet doors and interior parts of building
3. VERTICAL SHAFT Vertical space/passage extending from floor to floor, base to top of the building
4. AUTOMATIC FIRE Integrated system of underground or overhead piping connected to extinguishing agent actuated by
SUPPRESSION automatic detecting device to suppress fire.
SYSTEM
5. Boiling Point Temperature at which liquid is transformed to vapor
6. Class A Fire Combustible materials (wood, cloth, paper, rubber & plastics)
7. Class B Fire Flammable liquids and gases
8. Class C Fire Electrical
9. Class D Fire Combustible metals (magnesium, sodium, potassium, etc.)
10. COMBINATION Pipeline system filled with water and connected to a constant water supply for the use of Fire Service and
STANDPIPE occupants of the building solely for suppression purposes.
11. COMBUSTIBLE FIBER Isolated structure where loose fibers are stored.
LOOSE HOUSE
12. Dip Tank Tank, vat, container of flammable/combustible liquid in which articles or materials are immersed for the
purpose of coating, finishing, treating, or similr processes.
13. Dry Standpipe pipes not filled with water; water is introduced thru Fire Service connections
14. EXPLOSIVE Building, structure or facilities used for the storage of explosives, shells, projectile and ammunition
MAGAZINE
15. FIRE ALERTING Fire alarm system transmitted to designated locations instead of sounding a general alarm to prevent panic
SYSTEM
16. FIRE PROTECTIVE An assembly incorporated in a structure designed to prevent the spread of fire (dampers, curtain board, fire
ASSEMBLY stoppers)
17. FIRE RESISTANCE Time duration a material can withstand the effect of hundred fire test
RATING
18. Fire Wall A wall designed to prevent the spread of fire w/ fire resistance rating of not less than 4 hours and
structurally stable.
19. Flame Spread Rating Time w/c flame will spread over the surface of a burning material.
20. FLAME RETARDANT Compound/mixture w/c improves fire resistant quality of fabrics and other materials
21. HAZARDOUS FIRE Land covered with dry grass, cogon, reeds, brush and other highly combustible growth that fires are likely
AREA to occur and hard to suppress.
22. HIGHRISE BUILDING Buildings, structures, facilities 15 meters or more in height.
23. MEANS OF EGRESS Continuous unobstructed route of exit from any point in a building, structure or facility to a public way.
24. OccupantLoad Maximum number of persons that may occupy a building, structure or facility or portions thereof.
25. ORGANIC COATING Liquid mixture of binders (alkyd, acrylic...) w/c when spread on surface becomes protective and decorative
finish.
26. PANIC HARDWARE Mechanical device consisting of linkages and a horizontal bar across a door, which when pushed from the
inside will cause the door to open and facilitate exit from a building, structure or facility.
27. PICKING ROOMS Rooms where baled, bundled or piled materials are segregated into desired sizes or groups.
28. plenum Air compartment or chamber w/ one or more ducts are connected to form part of an air distribution
system.
29. SMOKE DEVELOPED RATING density and volume of smoke developed within a certain period of time.
30. 1 HOUR FIRE RESISTANCE PROTECTIVE ENCLOSURE OF EXITS - 3 STORIES OR LESS
RATING
31. 2 HOUR FIRE RESISTANCE PROTECTIVE ENCLOSURE OF EXITS - 4 STORIES OR more
RATING
32. 15 m "TRAVEL DISTANCE TO EXITS
INDIVIDUAL ROOM (Not more than 6 Occupants) -
MAX. ______ from any point of the room to exit door.
"
33. Minimum Requirements for "Lot Occupancy Corner Lot - 90%
Group A Dwellings Inside Lot - 80%
*at least 2m from property line
Sanitation At least one (1) sanitary toilet & adequate washing & drainage
Foundation Footings - 250mm thick & 600mm below ground
Floor Live Load
1st Floor - 200 kilograms per sq.m
2nd Floor - 150 kilograms per sq.m
*minimum
Roof Wind Load - 120 min. kilograms per sq.m for vertical projections
Stairs Clear width - 750mm
Rise - 200mm
Run - 200mm
Entrance & Exit At least 1 entrance & 1 exit
"
34. Size & Dimensions of Courts min. horizontal dimension - not less than 2.00m / - inner courts shall be connected to a street or
yard, or by a passageway - 1.20m min.
35. Ceiling Heights "a. Natural Ventilation - min of 2.70m
Artificial Ventilation (min.)
1st storey 2.70m
2nd storey 2.40m
3rd storey 2.10m
b. Mezzanine - min. of 1.80m
"
36. Size and Dimension of Rooms "1. Rooms for Human Habitations - 6 sq.m w/ at least dimension of 2m (2x3m)
2. Kitchens - 3 sq.m w/ a least dimension of 1.5 (1.5x2m)
3. Bath & Toilet - 1.20 sq.m w/ at least of 0.90m (0.90x1.3m)
"
37. Air Space Requirements in "1. School Rooms - 3.00 cu.m w/ 1.00 sq.m of floor area per person
Determining the Size of Rooms 2. Workshops, Factories, Offices - 12.00 cu.m of air space per person;
3. Habitable rooms - 14.00 cu.m of air space per person.
"
38. Location on Property - eaves over required windows not less than 750mm. minimum over from the side & rear property
lines / - sum of areas of openings must not exceed 50 % of sum of areas of walls
39. Window Openings at least 10% of floor area (not provided w/ artificial ventilation system)
40. Vent Shafts "a. Ventilation or vent shafts - horizontal cross-sectional area not < 0.10 sq.m per meter height of
shaft
b. Air Ducts - 0.30 sq.m w/ at least dimension of 300mm
"
41. Minimum Reqt's in "1. Office, Administrative purposes - not < 3 changes of air per hour
Air Changes 2. Bakeries, Hotel, Restaurants, Kitchens - not < 10 changes of air per hour
3. Auditoriums, Assembly purposes - not < 0.30 cu.m of air per minute
4. Wards, Dormitories of Institutional Bldgs. - not < 0.45 cu.m of air per minute, supplied each person
"
42. Projection into "a. Footings - at least 2.40m below grade along national roads, may project not > 300mm beyond Property
Alleys or Streets line.
b. Foundations - not < 600mm below the grade, may encroach 500mm into public sidewalk areas
"
43. Arcades Min. of 3.00m above the established sidewalk grade
44. Canopies "a. Definition - a permanent roofed structure above a door attached to and supported by the building and
(Marquees) projecting over a wall or sidewalk
b. Projection & Clearance - outermost edge of the marquee and the curb line shall be not < 300mm, vertical
clearance bet pavement or GL & undersurface of marquee shall not < 3.00m
c. Construction - incombustible materials not < 2 hrs fire-resistive
"
45. Movable Awnings "a. Definition - a movable shelter supported from an exterior wall of a bldg. w/c can be retracted, folded,
or Hoods collapsed against the face of a supporting bldg.
b. Clearance
Awning to curb line - not < 300mm
Vertical Clearance (undermost surface of the awning or GL) - not < 2.40m
"
46. Doors & windows - not less than 2.40m above pavement or GL shall not, when fully opened, project beyond PL except fire exit
doors
47. Corner Bldgs. with "a. Public Street or alley less than 3.60m in width shall be truncated at the corner "Chaflan"
Chaflans b. If arcaded bldg, no chaflan reqtd notwithstanding the width of public street, 12.00m
"
48. Temporary "a. Temporary walkway - 1.20m wide (during construction
Walkway b. Capable of supporting a uniform live load of 650 kg per sq.m
"
49. Pedestrian "a. Railings - street side of the sidewalk - at least 1m in height
Protection b. Fences - not < 2.40m above grade
c. Canopies - 2.40m above the railway, live load 600 kg per sq.m.
"
50. 30 days a. Removal - protective fence or canopy shall be removed _______ after protection no longer required.
51. 48 hrs. 1. Excavation made on public property - restored immediately to its former conditions w/in ______
52. Enclosure of "Escalator - draft curtain - at least 200mm on all sides
Vertical Openings Automatic Sprinklers - provided around perimeter of the opening w/in 600mm of draft curtain. Distance bet
sprinklers - max of 1.80 center to center
"
53. Roof Construction "1. Access - not < 600mm sq. or in diameter, min clear headroom of 800mm
and Covering 2. Area Separation - enclosed attic space of combustible construction shall be divided into horizontal area max
of 250 sq.m. area, 750 sq.m. in area for attic with Fire-extinguishing system.
"
54. "1. Number of Exits "1. Number of Exits
Above 1st storey - 10 occupant - 2 exits Above 1st storey - 10 occupant - 2 exits
Mezzanine - 185 sq.m area or more than 18m in dimension - 2 Mezzanine - 185 sq.m area or more than 18m in dimension - 2
exits exits
500-999 - 3 exits 500-999 - 3 exits
2. Exits - if only 2 exits required, shall be placed distance apart 2. Exits - if only 2 exits required, shall be placed distance apart
not < 1/5 of the perimeter area. not < 1/5 of the perimeter area.
3. Distance of Exits - w/o sprinkler - 45m from exterior exit door, 3. Distance of Exits - w/o sprinkler - 45m from exterior exit
w/ sprinkler 60m door, w/ sprinkler 60m
4. Doors 4. Doors
a. Swing - exit door shall swing to exit travel in hazardous areas a. Swing - exit door shall swing to exit travel in hazardous areas
w/ 50 or more occupant load w/ 50 or more occupant load
b. Double acting doors - view panel of not < 1,300 sq. cm. b. Double acting doors - view panel of not < 1,300 sq. cm.
c. Width and Height - not < 900mm in width, not < 2.00m in c. Width and Height - not < 900mm in width, not < 2.00m in
height, opening - 90 degrees and exit way clear width not < height, opening - 90 degrees and exit way clear width not <
700mm 700mm
5. Door Leaf Width - max of 1.20 5. Door Leaf Width - max of 1.20
6. Corridors and Exterior Exit Balconies 6. Corridors and Exterior Exit Balconies
a. Width - not < 1.10m a. Width - not < 1.10m
b. Dead Ends - max 6.00m in length b. Dead Ends - max 6.00m in length
7. Stairways 7. Stairways
a. Width - serving an occupant load of more than 50 shall not a. Width - serving an occupant load of more than 50 shall not
be < 1.10m, occupant load of 50 or less may be 90m (900mm) be < 1.10m, occupant load of 50 or less may be 90m (900mm)
wide, private stairways serving an occupant load of < 10 may be wide, private stairways serving an occupant load of < 10 may be
.75m (750mm) .75m (750mm)
b. Rise and Run. Rise - max 0.20m (200mm), Run - 0.25m b. Rise and Run. Rise - max 0.20m (200mm), Run - 0.25m
(250mm) (250mm)
c. Winding Stairways - narrower side of the thread 150mm - c. Winding Stairways - narrower side of the thread 150mm -
300mm 300mm
d. Circular Stairways - used as exit w/ min width of run not < d. Circular Stairways - used as exit w/ min width of run not <
250mm 250mm
e. Landings - straight run - max of 1.20m, vertical e. Landings - straight run - max of 1.20m, vertical
f. Distance bet landings - max of 3.60m vertical distance f. Distance bet landings - max of 3.60m vertical distance
landings. landings.
g. Handrails - not < 800mm nor more than 900mm. g. Handrails - not < 800mm nor more than 900mm.
h. Stairway to Roof - if 4 or more storeys in height h. Stairway to Roof - if 4 or more storeys in height
i. Headroom - clearance 2.00m i. Headroom - clearance 2.00m
8. Ramps - width - 1.10m min 8. Ramps - width - 1.10m min
9. Exit Outlets, Courts, Passageways 9. Exit Outlets, Courts, Passageways
a. Slope - exit courts max of 1:10, exit passageway max of 1:8 a. Slope - exit courts max of 1:10, exit passageway max of 1:8
b. Openings - on exit court not < 3.00m protected by fire b. Openings - on exit court not < 3.00m protected by fire
assemblies not < ¾ hour fire resistive. Except openings > 3.00m assemblies not < ¾ hour fire resistive. Except openings > 3.00m
may be unprotected may be unprotected
c. Exit signs illumination - not < 10.7 lux at the floor level c. Exit signs illumination - not < 10.7 lux at the floor level
10. Aisles 10. Aisles
a. Width - not < 800mm if serving one side, not < 1m if serving a. Width - not < 800mm if serving one side, not < 1m if serving
both sides, side aisles shall not < 1.10m both sides, side aisles shall not < 1.10m
b. Exit Distance b. Exit Distance
1. Groups H, I occupancies w/o seats, line of travel to exit door 1. Groups H, I occupancies w/o seats, line of travel to exit door
by an aisle is not > 45.00m by an aisle is not > 45.00m
2. Exit doors clear width 1.70m if 30 seats bet aisles and 1m 2. Exit doors clear width 1.70m if 30 seats bet aisles and 1m
distance of seat back to back distance of seat back to back
c. Slope - max of 1:8 c. Slope - max of 1:8
" "
55. Skylights "a. Shall be constructed w/ metal frames Except Group A and J. Glass is set an angle of < 45 degrees, if
located above 1st storey, set at least 100mm (0.10m) above the roof.
b. Space bet supports
- flat wire glass - not exceed 625mm
- corrugated wire glass - 1.5m
- glass no wired - 2.5m in diameter w/ mesh not larger than 25mm
c. Ordinary Glass - if ridge doesn't exceed 6.00m above the grade
d. Glass for Transmission of Light - not < 12.5mm thick, glass over 100 sq.cm. area have wire mesh
"
56. Fire Extinguishing "1. Every storey, basement or cellar w/ 200sq.m or more w/c is used for habitation, etc. w/c has an
Systems occupant load of more than 20.
2. Dressing, rehearsal rms., workshops or factories w/ occupant load of more than 10 or assembly halls
w/ occupant load of more than 500, if the next doors of rooms are more than 30.00m from safe dispersal
area.
3. Photographic x-ray, nitrocellulose films and inflammable articles
"
57. Dry Standpipes - for "1. Construction and Test - shall be wrought iron of GS w/ fittings, connections to withstand 20 kg per
bldgs. w/ 4 or more sq.cm of water pressure
storeys 2. Size - 900 liters water per minute
3. Number Required - every bldg 4 or more storeys where any floor above 3rd floor is 950m or less,
equipped w/ 1 dry standpipe.
4. Siamese Connections:
2 way 100mm dry standpipe
3 way 125mm
4 way 150mm
Siamese inlet (located on street front) Not < 300mm nor more than 1.20m above grade
5. Outlets - standpipe 63mm outlet not more than 1.20m above each floor level, with 2 way standpipes
63mm outlet above the roof (all with gate valves)
"
58. Wet Standpipes "1. Size - Interior wet standpipes deliver 190 liters/water per minute under 2.0 kg per sq.cm water
pressure
2. Outlets - 38mm valve each storey located not < 300mm nor more than 1.20m above the floor.
3. Water Supply - street main not < 100mm in diameter
4. Pressure and Gravity Tanks - 1500 liters/water per minute for not < 10 minutes
5. Fire pumps - capacity not < 1000 liters per minute w/ pressure not < 2 kg per sq.cm connected to street
main w/ not < 100mm diameter
"
59. Building Permits "1. Sheds, greenhouses, and the like not exceeding 6sq.m. in floor area
(Exceptions)a. Minor 2. Addition of open terrace/patios not exceeding 20sq.m
Constructions: 3. Window Grilles
4. Garden pools for water plants/aquarium not exceeding 500mm in depth.
5. Erection of garden walls other than walls not exceeding 1.80m
"
60. Building Permits "1. Structural member, such as replacement of roofing sheets, etc.
(Exceptions)b. Repair 2. Non load-bearing partition walls.
3. Interior portion of a house
4. Replacement of windows
5. Replacement of flooring
6. Perimeter fence & walls
7. Replacement of sanitary & plumbing fixtures
8. Replacement of faulty & deteriorated wiring devices, fixtures, safety devices
"
61. Signs "any letter, word, numeral, illustration use to announce or advertise
Specific Provisions:
1. Business Signs - max width 1.20m & length not exceeding the frontage of the bldg.
2. Ground Signs - shall not exceed 6.00m in height from the street crown, self supporting outdoor signs
10.00m away from PL
3. Projecting Signs - Sign Boards 1m to electric & telephone wires
4. Wall Signs - not extend more than 300mm & not < 3m above the sidewalk. W/ combustible materials
shall not exceed 4.00sq.m. area
5. Temporary Signs
a. Steamers - lowest pt. of bottom edge have min clearance 4.30m above the pavement
6. Administrative Provisions
a. Exemptions - sign not exceeding 0.20sq.m. of display surface.
"
62. Arcades & Sidewalks "1. Width
1.1 Sidewalks of 2m w/ planting strip of 800mm in width separating curb & sidewalk
1.2 Arcades shall be cantilevered from bldg. line, horizontal distance bet the curb line & the outermost
face of bldg not < 500mm
1.3 Combined open & arcaded sidewalks w/ planting strip not < 800mm in width separating bet arcaded
portion and open portion of sidewalk
2. Driveways, Entrances and Exits
2.1 Entrances and Exits of Building abutting sidewalks shall be made of either ramps or steps
2.1.1 Steps shall have treads not < 300mm. Min no. of steps shall be (2), w/ risers not exceeding 100mm
"
63. Location of Poles and "1.1. Primary Lines - min vertical clearance of 10m from the crown of road pavement, 7.5m from the top of
Clearances of Power the shoulder/sidewalk
Lines along Public 1.2. Secondary Lines - min vertical clearance of 7.5m from the crown of road pavement
Roads. "
64. Clearance of Supporting "a. Fire Hydrants - not < 5m
Structures such as Poles, b. Curbs - not < 150mm from curb away from the roadway
Towers and others "
65. Clearance of Service a. Clearances Over Roof - Conductors have clearance not< 2.5m from highest pt. of roofs
Drops
66. Provisions for "4.1 New Building - load demand 200KVA or above provided w/transformer vault
Transformer Vaults 4.2 Location - ventilated to outside air
4.3 Walls, Roof and Floor. Reinforced concrete not < 150mm, masonry/brick not less than 200mm,
300mm load bearing hollow concrete blocks. Inside wall and roof surface constructed of HCB shall
have a coating of cement/gypsum plaster not < 20mm. Concrete floor not < 100mm thick.
"
67. Ventilation Openings "5.1 Ventilation Openings
5.1.1. Size - not < .006sq.mm per KVA of transformer capacity in service, except the net are shall not be <
0.1sqm for any capacity under 50KVA
5.1.2. Drainage - vaults w/ more than 100KVA transformer capacity shall be provided w/ drain
"
68. Capacitors 6.1 Transformers Used w/ Capacitors - KVA rating shall not be < 135% of capacitor rating
69. Elevators "1.1 Hoistway pits clearance of not < 600mm remains bet the underside of car & bottom of pit.
1.2 Min number of hoisting ropes shall be 3 for traction elevators and 2 for drumtype elevators.
1.3 Min diameter of hoisting & counterweight ropes shall be 30mm
1.4 Elevators w/ over-load relay and reverse polarity relay.
1.5 In high rise apts. or residential condos of more than 5 stories, at least 1 passenger elevator shall be
kept on 24 hour constant service.
"
70. Escalators "2.1 Angle of inclination shall not exceed 35 degrees from the horizontal
2.2 Width bet balustrades shall not be < 558 mm nor more than 1.20m. The width shall not exceed the width of
the steps by more than 330mm.
2.3 Rated speed, not more than 38mpm.
"
71. Boilers & pressure "3.1 Location
Vessels 3.1.1 Main Bldg. is not made up of fire resistive materials, boilers shall be located outside w/ distance not <
3.00m outside the wall of main bldg. & bldg. housing the boiler
3.1.2 No part of the boiler shall be closer than 1m from any wall
3.2 Smokestacks - shall able to withstand a wind load of 175km per hour & shall rise at least 5m above the
eaves of any bldg. w/in a radius of 50m.
3.3 Boilers more than 46sq.m. heating surface shall be provided w/ 2 means of feeding water, 1 steam driven
and 1 electrically driven, 1 pump and 1 injector.
3.4 2 check valves shall be provided bet any feed pump and boiler
3.5 Boilers rms. shall have at least 2 separate exits.
3.6 Each boiler shall at least 1 safety valve. Having more than 46.sq.m pressure of water heating
surface/generating capacity exceeding 97kg. per hour, 2 or more safety valves are required.
"
72. Refrigeration and "4.1 68-74 degrees F temperature and humidity for comfortable cooling, 4.57 to 7.60 MPM temperature at an
Air Conditioning air movement.
4.2 Not more than 136kgs of refrigerant shall be stored in a machine rm.
4.3 Where ammonia is used into a tank of water at least 1 gallon of water shall be provided for every
.04536kg of ammonia in the system.
4.4 Refrigerant piping crossing a passageway in any bldg. shall not < 2.3m above the floor.
4.5 Window type AC (Air Con) shall not be < 2.13m from the ground
"
73. Water pumping for "5.1 To maintain water pressure in all floors of a bldg./structure, the ff. systems may be used:
Bldg./Structures 5.1.1 Overhead tank supply - may be installed above the roof w/ a vent and an overflow pipe leading to a
storm drain and be fully covered.
5.1.2 Pneumatic Tank - unfired pressure vessel
"
74. Pipings "6.1 Piping 100mm in diameter and above shall be flanged. Small diameter pipes - may be screwed
6.2 Color coding of Piping:
Steam Division High Pressure - White
Exhaust System - Buff
Water Division Fresh Water, low pressure - Blue
Fresh Water, high pressure - Blue
Salt water piping - Green
Oil Division Delivery - Brass or Bronze
Discharge - Yellow
Pneumatic Division All piping Gray
Gas Division All piping - Black
Fuel Oil Division All piping - Black
Refrigerating Division Pipes - Black
Fittings - Black
"
75. Fence erected @ sidewalks/walkways not < 2.40m in height above curb line.
76. Canopy "4.1 Protective canopy - 2.40m above the walkway
4.2 Railings - not < 1m high and solid toe boards not < 300mm placed along the street and ends of the
canopy. Canopy safely sustaining a load of 800kg per sq.m.
4.3 Underside of canopy properly lighted not < one (1) 100 watt bulb every 6m of its length
"
77. Protective G.I wire gauge 16,38mm mesh nylon net; canvas
Nets/Screen
78. Walkways & "6.1 Temporary walkway adjacent to the street line not more than 1.20m wide (for the use of pedestrians). Where the
Railings road right of way is 5m or less, no temporary walkway shall be allowed
6.2 Width of walkway shall not < 1.20m but more than 1/3 the width of the sidewalk.
6.3 Walkways capable of supporting uniform live load of 650kg per sq.m.
6.4 Railings - not < 1m in height
"
79. Precautionary 7.1 Every Trench, 1.50m or more in depth, provided w/ means of exit at least 7.50 of its length
Measures
80. Storage of 8.1 No materials piled/stacked higher than 1.8m except in yards/sheds. When Piles exceed 1.2m height, material be
Materials arranged that the sides & ends of the piles taper back.
81. Fire "9.1 All buildings - 1 standpipes outlet @ each floor.
Protection 9.2 In every construction - at least 1 approved handpump, tank or portable chemical or dry fire extinguisher.
9.3 No material/construction equipment shall be placed w/in 3m of such hydrant/connection bet it and the center of
the street.
"
82. Sanitation & 10.1 Where more than 200 workers are employed, a properly first-aid room shall be provided w/ a physician/nurse.
First Aid
83. Temporary "11.1 Passageways, stairways and corridors - average light intensity not < 2 foot candles.
Light & Power 11.2 Locations where tools & or machinery are used - 5 foot candles.
"
84. Hoist Towers shall be screened/protected on all sides not < 1.80m height
85. Ladders & "13.1 Stairways shall be erected as the bldg. exceeds 18.00m in height
Temporary 13.2 No single ladder shall exceed 6.00m in length. Ladder landings at least 1.20m w/ handrails & toe boards.
Stairways Ladder rungs shall be spaced uniformly as near to 30mm.
13.3 Ladders leading to floors, stagings/platforms shall be at least 900mm above level of such floors
13.4 Ladders serving traffic in both directions simultaneously at least 1m wide.
13.5 Ladders shall not be painted, inspected at least once every 30 days.
13.6 Stairs and Stairways shall be support a load at least 490kq./sq.m
13.7 Temporary stairs - (the sum of the 2 risers and width of 1 tread shall not < 160mm nor more than 660mm)
2R+T=160mm-660mm. Not < 915mm wide. Landings not < 762mm long
"
86. Runways & "14.1 At least (3) three 250mm planks
Ramps 14.2 Slope not steeper than 1:3
14.3 When riser is steeper than 1:6, or more than 1.8m and steeper than 1:8, runways/ramps shall be provided w/
cleats spaced not more than 200mm apart
14.4 Total rise of more than 1.80m passing over/near floor openings
"
87. Scaffolds "15.1 Support at least 4 times the max load.
15.2 Planks used in construction shall be not < 50mm nominal thickness, overlap at the end shall not < 150mm
15.3 Ropes, cables and blocks used in support shall be sufficient size & strength to sustain @ least 6 times the max
load
15.4 Platform level of w/c is more than 1.80m above the ground
15.5 Substantial overhead protection not more than 3m above the scaffold platform
"
88. Floor "16.1 Used as hoistways/elevator shaftways be protected all sides, expect the side used for loading & unloading.
Openings Protection shall be in barricades not < 1.20m high near the edges of openings, guard rails not < 910mm high placed
not < 600mm.
16.2 Solid barriers not < 910mm high
"
89. Guard Rails & Toe "17.1 Guard Rails - Top rail not < 910mm high above the platform level. An intermediate rail shall be
Boards provided bet the top rail & the platform. Guard rails shall have supports not more than 2.40m apart, shall
be constructed to withstand a horizontal force of 30kgs. per meter
17.2 Toe Boards - shall extend not < 150mm above the platform level. Toe Boards of Wood shall not <
25mm nominal thickness w/ supports not more than 1.20m apart, Metal shall not < 3.175mm thick w/
supports not more than 1.20m apart.
"
90. Chutes "18.1 Chutes for removal of materials & debris shall be provided in demolition operations w/ are more than
6m above pt. of material to be removed
18.2 Intervals of 7.60m or less w/ substantial stops to prevent descending matl's
18.3 Chutes w/c at an angle 45 degrees from the horizontal be enclosed on all 4 sides
18.4 Chutes w/c at an angle 45 degrees from the horizontal may be left open on the upper side
18.5 Openings into matl's/debris are dumped are dumped at the top of a chute shall be protect by a
substantial guardrail extending @ least 1.90m above the level of the floor
"
91. Private Open Space "% OF OPEN SPACE
Requirements TYPE OF LOT A & B (Residential) All Other
a. Interior Lot (accessible from a public street/alley by means of a private access road) 50% 25%
b. Inside Lot (non-corner/single frontage lot) 20% 15%
c. Corner and/or Through Lot 10% 5%
d. Lots bounded on 3 or more sides by public open space (streets, alleys, easement of seashores, etc) 5%
5%
"
92. Courts "unoccupied space bet bldg. lines & lot lines other than yard: free, open and unobstructed from the
ground upward.
a. Inner court - bounded on all sides/around its periphery by bldg. lines.
b. Open court - bounded by 3 sides by bldg. lines w/ 1 side bounded by another open space
c. Through court - bounded on 2 opposite sides by bldg. lines w/ the other opposite sides bounded by
other open space.
• Every court shall have a width not < 2.00m for 1 and 2 storey bldgs. This may reduced to not < 1.50m in
cluster living units (quadruplexes, rowhouses) for 1 or 2 storeys in height w/ adjacent courts w/ area not <
3.00m. Irregularly shaped lots like triangular shall be < 3.00m
• Bldgs more than 2 storeys in height, min width of the court shall be increased at the rate of 300mm
"
93. ROAD RIGHT OF WAY "Yards for Commercial, Industrial, Institutional & Recreational Buildings
FRONT SIDE REAR ROAD RIGHT OF WAY FRONT SIDE REAR
30M & above 10m 3m "
25-29m 8m 3m
20-24m 6m
10-19m 4m 2m
Below 10m 2m
94. 2. Parking Requirement "2.1 Mixed occupancies, parking requirements shall be the sum of 100% dominant use & 50% of each of the
Computation: non-dominant
2.2 20% of parking requirements may be provided w/in premises
"
95. 2.40x5.00m Average automobile parking size
perpendicular or
diagonal, 2.00x6.00m
for parallel
96. Min of 3.60m by 12.00m Truck or bus
97. Parking & Loading Space "1.2 Low Income Single Detached living units in housing project areas w/ individual lots not more than
Requirements 100sq.m Pooled parking at 1 slot/10 living units
1.3 Multi family units w/ unit floor of: a. Up to 50sq.m 1 slot/8 living units
b. Above 50sq.m to 100sq.m 1 slot/4 living units
c. More than 100sq.m 1 slot/living unit
1.4 Hotels 1 slot/10 rooms
1.5 Residential Hotels & Apartels 1 slot/5 rooms
1.6 Motels 1 slot/unit
1.7 Neighborhood shopping center 1 slot/100 sq.m of shopping floor area
1.8 Markets 1 slot/150 sq.m of shopping floor area
1.9 Restaurants, fast-food centers, bars and beerhouses 1 slot/30 sq.m of customer area
1.10 Nightclubs, supperclubs and theater-restaurants 1 slot/20 sq.m of customer area
1.11 Office Bldgs 1 slot/125 sq.m of gross floor area
1.12 Pension/Boarding/Lodging houses 1 slot/20 beds
1.13 Other Bldgs in Business/Commercial Zones 1 slot/125 sq.m of gross floor area
1.14 Public assembly bldgs such as theaters, cinemas, etc. 1 slot/50 sq.m spectator area
1.15 Places of Worship & Funeral Parlors 1 slot/50 sq.m of congregation area
1.16 Schools Elementary, Secondary, Vocational & Trade schools 1 slot/10 classrooms
College & Univ. 1 slot/5 classrooms
1.17 Hospitals 1 slot/25 beds
1.18 Recreational Facilities Bowling Alleys 1 slot/4 alleys
Amusement Centers 1 slot/50 sq.m of gross floor area
Clubhouses, beach houses and the like 1 slot/100 sq.m of gross floor area
1.19 Factories, manufacturing establishments, mercantile bldgs, warehouses and storage bins 1 car
slot/1,000 sq.m of gloss floor area
1.20 Tourist bus parking areas 2 bus slots/hotel or theater restaurant
"
98. QUALIFICATIONS OF "1. A Filipino citizen and Good Moral Character
BUILDING OFFICIAL 2. Duly registered Architect or Civil Engineer
3. Member of Accredited organization of not less than 2 years
4. At least 5 years diversified experience in building design and construction
"
99. Exemptions of Bldg. Permit "1. Public Buildings
2. Traditional Indigenous Family
Dwellings - native materials
Cost doesn't exceed P15,000
"
100. Validity of Building Permits "Null & Void - not commenced in a period of 1 year
Abandoned work for 120 days
"
Codes 4 (Building Code)
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1. National P.D. 1096 (Building Code) 24. 2" / 50 Minimum air space between walls of a masonry
Building mm chimney above the roof.
Code
25. 12.5 mm Minimum thickness of glass used for floors.
2. 2.70 m Maximum height of a combustible stand.
26. 0.40 m Maximum rise of one row of seat to the next.
(Building Code)
27. 3 Minimum number of exit for stands within a
3. 0.85 m Minimum spacing for seats in a chair type
building serving an occupant load of 300.
measurement from back to back. (Building Code)
28. 0.90 m Minimum height of a guard rail located in front of
4. 45.00 m Maximum line of travel to an exit of an aisle.
the grandstand.
(Building Code)
29. 0.28 m Minimum width of a run in a stand stair.
5. One is to Maximum slope of an aisle. (Building Code)
Eight (1:8) 30. 0.75 m Minimum spacing for seats with backrests
measured from back to back. (Building Code)
6. 0.84 m In standard seating, the minimum spacing of rows
measured from back to back. (Building Code) 31. 0.60 m Minimum spacing for seats without backrests
measured from back to back. (Building Code)
7. 0.45 m Minimum width of any seat. (Building Code)
32. 1.70 m Minimum width of an exit door in an aisle. (Building
8. 1,300 Minimum area of a double acting door view
Code)
sqmm / panel. (Building Code)
1.30 sqm. 33. 10.70 Minimum intensity of lights for exits. (Building
lux Code)
9. 0.70 m Minimum clear width of an exit doorway.
(Building Code) 34. 1.10 m Minimum width of side aisles. (Building Code)

10. 1.20 m Maximum width of an exit door leaf. (Building 35. 30 mm Minimum increase in width of aisles for every linear
Code) meter. (Building Code)

11. 1.10 m Minimum width of an exit corridor. (Building 36. 0.80 m Minimum width of an aisle serving only one side.
Code) (Building Code)

12. 2 Minimum number of exit for floors above the first 37. 50% of Open space requirement for an interior lot.
storey having an occupant load of more than 10 lot area (Building Code)
(Building Code) 38. 10% of Open space requirement for a corner lot or a
13. 3 Number of exit for occupant load of 599-999. lot area through lot. (Building Code)
(Building Code) 39. Inner Bounded on all sides or around its periphery by
14. 300 mm Minimum downward projection of a draft curtain court building lines.
(Building Code) 40. 750 mm Minimum stair width for a residence. (Building
15. 250.00 Maximum floor area for an attic made of / 0.75 m Code)
sqm combustible materials. (Building Code) 41. 1.20 Standard minimum area of a toilet. (Building Code)
16. 1.80 m Maximum center to center spacing of a draft sqm
curtain sprinkler. (Building Code) 42. 1.50 m Minimum dimension of a kitchen. (Building Code)
17. 750.00 Maximum floor area for an attic made of 43. 1.00 Minimum area for vent shafts. (Building Code)
sqm incombustible materials. (Building Code) sqm
18. Ga. 18 Standard gauge for metal hoods in barbeques. 44. 3.00 Air space requirement for a school room per
(Building Code) cum person. (Building Code)
19. 300 mm Minimum height of a Siamese connection above 45. 14.00 Air space requirement for a habitable room per
grade. (Building Code) cum person. (Building Code)
20. 300 mm Standard maximum distance of a standpipe from 46. 300 Minimum area of opening of an air duct. (Building
an opening in a stairway. (Building Code) sqmm / Code)
21. 200 mm Minimum wall thickness of a fireplace. 0.30
sqm
22. 2 Minimum number of exit for a projection room.
47. 300 mm Maximum projection beyond the property line of a
23. 600 mm Minimum extended portion of a chimney above
footing along the national road and at least 2.40 m
the roof.
In depth. (Building Code)
48. 3.00 m Minimum clearance of a canopy or a marquee 71. 250 mm Minimum width of run for circular stair.
from the sidewalk. (Building Code) (Building Code)
49. 0.90 m Minimum stair width for occupant load of less 72. 2.00 m Minimum headroom clearance for any stair.
than 50. (Building Code) (Building Code)
50. 1.20 m Minimum width of a temporary walkway. (Building 73. One is to Maximum slope for an exit passageway.
Code) Eight (1:8) (Building Code)
51. 3.00 m Minimum clearance of an arcade above sidewalk. 74. 1.20 m Maximum height of a Siamese connection
(Building Code) above the ground. (Building Code)
52. Setback Vacant space left between the building and lot 75. 6.00 m Maximum distance of any portion of a
lines less than 2.00 m in width. (Building Code) building from the nozzle of a 23 mts fire
hose. (Building Code)
53. 2.00 m Minimum horizontal dimension of a court.
(Building Code) 76. 2 Minimum number of exit for any stage.
(Building Code)
54. 1.20 m Minimum width of a passageway connecting a
street and a court. (Building Code) 77. 1.20 m Minimum extension of a proscenium wall
above the roof. (Building Code)
55. 12.00 Standard air space requirement per person for
cum factories. (Building Code) 78. 750 mm Minimum width of a stair in a stage egress.
(Building Code)
56. 1.80 m Minimum headroom clearance for a mezzanine.
(Building Code) 79. 5.60 mm Minimum thickness of glass for jalousies.
(Building Code)
57. 0.30 cum Air supply per person per minute for auditoriums.
(Building Code) 80. 1.20 m Maximum length of glass for jalousies.
(Building Code)
58. 10% of Minimum total area of a window or an opening
flr. Area for a room without artificial ventilation. (Building 81. 900 mm Minimum width of exit in a stage. (Building
Code) Code)
59. 0.60 m Minimum dimension for a vent shaft. (Building 82. 2.50 m Minimum lateral spacing for plastic skylights.
Code) (Building Code)
60. 300 mm Minimum horizontal clearance of the curb line to 83. Show A store window in which goods are
the outermost edge of the marquee. (Building window displayed. (Building Code)
Code)
84. 1.20 m Maximum width of a business sign. (Building
61. 2.40 m Minimum clearance of the lowest portion of an Code)
awning to the ground. (Building Code)
85. 1.00 m Minimum distance of a sign from any
62. 2.40 m Minimum height of a construction fence. (Building electrical post or telephone wires. (Building
Code) Code)
63. 600 Minimum live load bearing capacity of a 86. 10% of lot Minimum open space requirement for a
kgs./sqm construction canopy. (Building Code) area corner lot. (Building Code)
64. 1.00 m Minimum height of a protective railing in a 87. 300 mm Minimum size of thread for an entrance or exit
construction. (Building Code) step. (Building Code)
65. 120 Minimum wind load capacity for roofs for vertical 88. One is to Maximum slope for an entrance or exit ramp.
kgs./sqm. projection. (Building Code) ten (1:10) (Building Code)
66. 0.90 m Maximum height of a handrail above the stair 89. 2 Minimum number of steps for an entrance or
thread. (Building Code) exit stair. (Building Code)
67. 2.70 m Minimum ceiling height for naturally ventilated 90. 1.50 m Standard turn circle of a wheelchair. (Building
rooms. (Building Code) Code)
68. 0.80 m Minimum height of a handrail above the stair 91. 1:125 sqm. Of Office building parking ratio. (Building Code)
thread. (Building Code) gross floor
area
69. 1.20 m Maximum dimension of a stair landing. (Building
Code) 92. 2.40 X 5.00 Standard size of a perpendicular parking slot.
m (Building Code)
70. One is to Maximum slope of an exit court. (Building Code)
ten (1:10)
93. 1:10 bedrooms Hotel building parking ratio. (Building Code)
94. 1:25 beds Hospital building parking ratio. (Building Code)
95. 60.00 m Maximum distance of a handicapped parking from the facility being served. (Building Code)
96. 1:5 classrooms Colleges and university parking ratio. (Building Code)
97. 1:50 sqm. Of spectators' Theaters, cinemas, auditoria, and stadia parking ratio. (Building Code)
area
98. 4 Minimum number of wheelchair seating space for 51-300 seating capacity for auditoriums. (Building
Code)
99. 0.90 m Minimum width of a dropped curb. (Building Code)
100. 1.10 X 1.40 m Minimum Dimensions of an accessible elevator. (Building Code)
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1. 30.00 Maximum distance of an accessible elevator from 24. 300 mm Maximum distance between the back of each
m the entrance of a building. seat to the front of the seat behind it.
2. 1.40 m Minimum height of signs on walls and doors for the 25. 480 mm Maximum width of seat in a stand.
disabled to see comfortable.
26. 8.40 m Maximum projection of a penthouse or other
3. 0.80 Minimum door width for an accessible elevator. projections above the roof.
m
27. one third Maximum ratio of a penthouse area to that of
4. 1.70 X Minimum dimensions for an accessible water closet (1/3) the supporting roof.
1.80 m stall.
28. 100 mm Minimum thickness of masonry chimney for
5. 1.60 m Maximum height of signs on walls and doors for the residentials.
disabled to see comfortably.
29. 300 mm Minimum thickness of rubble stone masonry
6. 3.70 Minimum width of a parking slot for the disabled. chimney for residentials.
m
30. 250 mm Minimum firebox wall thickness.
7. 200 Minimum run of a stair for Group A dwellings
31. 150 mm Minimum thickness of smoke chamber back
mm (residential)
walls.
8. 2.10 m Minimum ceiling height from 3rd floor to succeeding
32. 200 mm minimum thickness of front and side smoke
floors with artificial ventilation.
chamber walls.
9. 6.00 Minimum area of rooms for human habitation.
33. 4 Minimum number of storeys requiring one (1)
sqm
or more dry standpipes.
10. 2.00 Least dimension of rooms for human habitation.
34. 900 Minimum volume of water a dry standpipe
m
liters/minute should provide.
11. 300 Least dimension of an air duct.
35. 4" (100mm) Diameter of a dry standpipe requiring a two-
mm
way Siamese connection.
12. 500 Maximum encroachment into a public sidewalk of a
36. 5" (125mm) Diameter of a dry standpipe requiring a three-
mm foundation at least 600 mm below the grade line.
way Siamese connection.
13. 0.90 Minimum width of an exit door.
37. 6" (150mm) Diameter of a dry standpipe requiring a four-
m
way Siamese connection.
14. 200 Maximum width reduced by handrails and doors
38. 190 Minimum volume of water an interior wet
mm fully opened to balconies and corridors
liters/minute standpipe should provide.
15. 1.10 m Minimum width of stairs serving more than 50
39. 2" (50mm) Minimum diameter of a wet standpipe.
occupants.
40. 2 1/2" Standard diameter of a dry standpipe
16. 750 Minimum width of stairs serving less than 10
(63mm) opening.
mm occupants.
41. 23.00 m Standard length of a fire hose.
17. 100 Maximum reduction in width of a stair due to trims
mm and handrails. 42. 6.00 m Maximum distance of a hose nozzle to any
portion of a building.
18. 150 Minimum run of a winding stair.
mm 43. 38 mm Standard diameter of a wet standpipe valve.
(11/2")
19. 300 Maximum run of a winding stair.
mm 44. 1.00 m Maximum projection into a sidewalk of a sign
4.50 mabove grade.
20. 5 mm Allowable tolerance in the rise and run of every
step. 45. 5.00 m Minimum vertical clearance from the bottom
of a signage to an arcaded sidewalk.
21. 3.00 Width of stair requiring an intermediate handrail.
m 46. 3.00 m Minimum vertical clearance from the bottom
of a signage to non-arcaded sidewalk.
22. 1.00 m Minimum width of an aisle serving both sides.
47. 120 days Number of days of work abandonment of
23. 7 Maximum number of seats between the wall and the
stoppage for a building permit to expire.
aisle.
48. 0.80 m Width of planting strip for sidewalks 2.00 m in 70. 2.80 sqm Unit area for stores -retail sales room for
width. basement and ground floor.
49. 500 Minimum horizontal distance of the curb line to the 71. 8.40 sqm Unit area for hospitals and sanitaria.
mm outermost face of an arcade.
72. 46.50 sqm Unit area per occupant for aircraft hangars
50. 6.00 m Maximum vertical clearance of an arcade above without repairs.
grade.
73. 28.00 sqm Unit area per occupant for warehouses and
51. 1/3 - Slope of ramp of road-way to sidewalk. mechanical equipment room.
1/4
74. 0.65 sqm Unit area per occupant for theaters and the
52. One is Slope of driveway to sidewalk where the height of like.
to curb is 200 mm and above.
75. 1 slot/5 rooms Parking requirement for Hotels.
Eight
(1:8) 76. 1 slot/50 sqm. Parking requirement for public assembly
Of spectators' buildings such as cinemas, auditoria,
53. 10.00 Minimum vertical clearance of primary lines from
area theaters, and the like.
m the crown of the pavement when crossing the
highway. 77. 1slot/8 units Parking requirement for multi family living
unit of 50 sqm floor area.
54. 7.5 m Minimum vertical clearance of primary lines from
top of sidewalk when installed along the side of the 78. 1 slot/unit Parking requirement for multi family living
highway. unit above 100 sqm floor area.

55. 7.5 m Vertical clearance of secondary lines from 79. 1 slot/4 units Parking requirement for multi family living
sidewalks along or crossing the street. unit for 50-100 sqm floor area.

56. 2.50 m Minimum clearance of conductors from the highest 80. 1 slot/100 sqm Parking requirement for clubhouses, beach
point of a roof. of gross houses, and the like.
flr.area
57. 1.20 m Maximum height of a dumbwaiter.
81. 1 slot/unit Parking requirement for motels.
58. 3,861 Maximum area of a dumbwaiter.
sqcm 82. 1 slot/50 Minimum parking requirement for the
parking slots handicapped.
59. 3.00 m Minimum clearance of conductors from any
platform or ground or projection from which they 83. 1 slot/5 Parking requirement for colleges and
might be reached. classrooms universities.

60. 3.00 m Minimum vertical clearance of service drop of 84. 1 slot/10 Parking requirement for elementary,
communication lines above ground at its point of classrooms secondary, and vocational schools.
attachment to than building or pedestal. 85. 1.20 m In BP344, the required width of a corridor.
61. 5.50 m Vertical clearance of a service drop communication 86. 0.055555556 Maximum slope of a drop curb towards the
line when crossing a street. street.
62. 277 kg Maximum capacity of a dumbwaiter. 87. 0.05 Maximum slope of a drop curb towards
63. 3.00 m Minimum width of an access road to a cul-de-sac. adjoining curb.

64. 28.00 Unit area per occupant for dwellings. 88. 12.00 m Maximum spacing for wheelchair
sqm turnabouts.

65. 18.6 Unit area per occupant for Hotels. 89. 0.05 Maximum slope of a ramp.
sqm 90. 60.00 m Maximum distance of handicapped parking
66. 9.30 Unit area per occupant for offices and garages. from the structure served.
sqm 91. 1.50 m Preferred width of corridor for the disabled.
67. 1.80 Unit area per occupant for class rooms. 92. 0.50 m Maximum height of a water closet from the
sqm floor.
68. 5.60 Unit area per occupant for stores - retail sales 93. 1.10 m Preferred height of switches from the floor.
sqm rooms upper floors.
94. 0.90 m Minimum height of a switch from the floor.
69. 3.25 Unit area per occupant for nurseries for children.
95. 1.20 m Maximum height of a switch from the floor.
sqm
96. 3.70 m Least dimension for a parking slot for the disabled.
97. 0.70 m In BP344, the minimum height of a handrail.
98. 6.00 m Maximum length of a ramp for wheelchair.
99. 1.50 m Minimum length of a ramp landing for wheelchairs.
100. Dwelling One or more habitable rooms which are occupied or which are intended or designated to be occupied by one family
unit with facilities for cooking , sleeping, living, and eating.
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1. Footing That portion of the foundation of a structure 20. 0.80 m Sidewalks of 2 mts or more in width shall
which spreads and transmits loads directly to include on its outer side a planting strip of not
the ground or soil. less than how many millimeters in width?
2. Course A continuous horizontal layer of masonry units. 21. 500 mm Arcades shall be cantilevered from the
building line over the sidewalk and the
3. Apartment A room or suite of two or more rooms, designed
horizontal clearance between the curb line
and intended for , or occupied by one family for
and the outermost face of any part of the
living, sleeping, eating, and cooking purposes.
arcade shall not be less than.
4. Barbecue A stationary open hearth or brazier, either fuel-
22. Business Printing plants shall be classified under what
fired or electric, used for food preparation.
and type of occupancy.
5. Balcony A portion of the seating space of an assembly mercantile
room, the lowest part of which is raised 1.20 mts
23. Industrial Power plants shall be classified under what
or more above the level of the main floor.
type of occupancy.
6. Chimney The pipe which connects a flue-burning
24. Residentials, Convents shall be classified under what type
connector appliance to a chimney.
hotels and of occupancy.
7. Fireplace A hearth and fire chamber or similarly prepared apartments
place in which a fire may be made and which is
25. Storage and Repair garages shall be classified under what
built in conjunction with a chimney.
hazardous type of occupancy.
8. Girder A horizontal structural piece which supports the
26. Institutional Reformatories shall be classified under what
end of the floor beams or joists or walls over
type of occupancy.
opening.
27. 3.50 m Turnabout should also be provided at or
9. Helistop Same as heliport except that no refueling,
whithin how many meters of dead end.
maintenance, repairs, or storage of helicopters is
permitted. 28. 0.05 In B.P. 344, the maximum slope a ramp is.
10. Suportales The vertical supports, such as posts or 29. 1.80 m Under B.P. 344, a level area of not less than
stanchions, as used in indigenous or traditional how many meters shall be provided at the top
type of construction. and bottom of any ramp.
11. Vault Any surface or underground construction 30. Institutional Under what classification of occupancy do
covered on top, or any fire-proof construction Mental Hospitals fall?
intended for the storage of valuables.
31. Residentials, Under what classification of occupancy do
12. Cross wall A term which may be used synonymously with a hotels and Monasteries fall?
partition. apartments
13. 18.60 sqm The unit area per occupant for hotels. 32. Business Under what classification of occupancy do
and Aircraft hangars fall?
14. 1.40 sqm The unit area per occupant for dining
mercantile
establishments.
33. Industrial Under what classification of occupancy do
15. 0.65 sqm The unit area per occupant for theaters.
cold storage and creameris fall?
16. 120 days / A building permit shall expire if work authorized
34. Accessory Under what classification of occupancy do
4 mos. is abandoned or suspended at any time after
private garage fall?
commencement for a period of.
35. 1 truck Minimum loading slot requirement for
17. 8.00 m Front yards for commercial buildings abutting a
loading slot Hospitals and hotels.
road-right-of-way of 25-29 meters shall have a
minimum width of 36. 60 m Maximum travel distance from handicapped
parking to facility being served.
18. 12.00 cum Offices shall be provided how many cubic
meters of air per person? 37. 20% Percentage required for number of parking if
parking garages are available within 200
19. 3.00 m Multiple living units of up to 6 units built on the
meters of structure.
same lot shall have an access road directly
connecting said building to a public street a 38. 1/50 sqm of Parking requirement for amusement centers.
width of. gross floor
area
39. 1/150 sqm of Parking requirement for markets. 59. Magna Carta R.A. 7277
shopping flr for Disabled
area Persons
40. 1/100 sqm of Parking requirement for neigborhood 60. Corridor A long interior passageway providing
shopping flr shopping centers. access to several rooms.
area
61. Curb A raised rim of concrete, stone or metal
41. 1/living unit Parking requirement for multi-family living which forms the edge of street, sidewalk,
units of more than 100 sqm of living unit area. etc.
42. 1/8 living Parking requirement for multi-family living 62. minimum "The purpose of the NBC is to provide for
units units of up to 50 sqm of living unit area. all buildings and structures, a framework of
standards and requirements which is the
43. 1/50 sqm of Parking requirement for places of worhip.
"
congregation
are 63. Fire zones Under the NBC abutment on lot lines are
allowed only in
44. 0.60 m Maximum projection of a balcony over a
street of over 3 meters but not more than 6 64. 1.20 m "Under the NBC, every corridor and
mts. exterior exit balcony servings as a required
exit for
45. 1.00 m Maximum projection of a balcony over a
an occupant load of more than ten width
street of 10 mts to less than 11 mts in width.
shall not be less than
46. 4.50 m Maximum height of 1st the floor for a 2-story "
wood structure with a height of 7 mts.
65. 3.60 m Under the NBC, the vertical distance
47. 4.50 m Maximum spacing of posts for 2-story between landings shall not be more than
wooden structure with a height of 8 mts.
66. 10% Under the NBC, open spaces for corners
48. Accessory Under what classification of occupancy do and through lots is
fences of over 1.80 mts in height fall?
67. 20% Under the NBC, open spaces inside lots is
49. Storage and Under what classification of occupancy do
68. 50% Under the NBC, space required for interior
hazardous Aircraft repair hangars fall?
lots is
50. Industrial Under what classification of occupancy do
69. 2.00 m "Under the NBC, the minimum dimension for
factories and workshops using incombustible
court or near yard from the property line
and non-explosive materials.
to the face of the building is
51. Storage and Under what classification of occupancy do "
hazardous wood working establishments fall?
70. 5.00 m "Under the NBC, a building in R-1 zone shall
52. Business and Under what classification of occupancy do comply with the open space requirement at
mercantile police and fire stations fall? the front of
53. 1.10 - 1.30 m Standard length of a Wheelchair. "

54. 0.60 - 0.75 m Standard width of a wheelchair. 71. 3.00 m "Under the NBC, clearance between
established grade of the street and/ or
55. 0.70 - 1.20 m How many meters above the floor is the
sidewalk
comfortable reach of persons confined to a
and the lowest under surface of any part of
wheelchair.
the balcony shall not less than
56. 0.74 m How many meters is the comfortable "
clearance for knee and leg space under
72. 3.00 m Under the NBC, the interior lots shall have
tables for wheelchair users.
an access road with a minimum width of
57. Safety Accessibility, reachability, usability,
73. Business and "Under the NBC, gasoline filling and service
orientation, workability and efficiency, and ___
mercantile stations shall classified under what
are the basic planning requirements of
occupancy classification?
BP344.
"
58. 4 Number of wheelchair seating for an
assembly seating capacity of 51-300.
74. 3.00 m "Under the NBC, display windows or wall 88. 1/5. "Under the NBC, of only two exits are
signs within how many meters above the required, they shall be placed a distance apart
sidewalk of not less than what fraction of?
" "
75. 20% "Under the NBC, areas where adequate 89. 14 cu. m "Under the NBC, habitable rooms with natural
parking lots/ multi-floor parking garages are ventilation shall have a minimum air
available within 200 mts. of the proposed space per person of
building / structures only what percent of "
the parking requirements maybe provided
90. 9.3 sqm Under the NBC, the unit area per occupant of
within the premises?
offices is
"
91. 185 sqm "Under the NBC, a mezzanine floor use other
76. System "Under the NBC, general units of
than for storage purposes shall have at least
International measurement on consonance with the current
two stairways to an adjacent floor if the area
worldwide practice follow the
greater than?
"
"
77. 2.40x5.00 Under the NBC, the minimum requirements for
92. 5 units "Under the NBC, residential hotels and
a parking space is
apartels shall be provided with one parking
78. 750 mm Under the NBC, for Group A Dwellings, stairs slot
shall have a clear width of at least for every how many units?
"
79. 1.80 m "Under the NBC, mezzanine floors shall have
a clear ceiling height not less than how 93. 750 mm Under the NBC, for Group A Dwellings, stairs
many? shall have
"
94. 6 sqm Under the NBC, rooms for human habitation
80. 25 Under the NBC, hospitals shall have one shall have a minimum size of
parking slot for every how many beds?
95. Storage and "Under the NBC, repair garages shall be
81. 2.00 m "Under the NBC, all inner courts shall be hazardous classified under what occupancy
connected to a street or yard either by a pass classification?
with a minimum width of "
"
96. Residentials, Under the NBC, convents shall be classified
82. 80% "Under the NBC, a dwelling shall occupy not hotels and under what occupancy classification?
more than how many percent of an apartments
inside non-corner single frontage lot?
97. Industrial Under the NBC, power plants shall be
"
classified under what occupancy
83. Institutional Under the NBC, prisons shall be classified classification?
under what occupancy classification
98. Business "Under the NBC, printing plants shall be
84. Industrial Under the NBC, cold storage shall be and classified under what occupancy
classified under what occupancy mercantile classification?
classification? "
85. Industrial "Under the NBC, factories using not highly
combustible materials shall be classified
under occupancy classification?
"
86. 10% "Under the NBC, window openings shall
equal to at least of what percent of the floor
area of room?
"
87. 6.00 m "Under the NBC, parking areas for the
physically handicapped shall be within how
many meters in length?
"
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1. 3.00 m Under the NBC, multiple living units of up to six 14. 1/3 to ¼ "Under the NBC, the entry ramp of the driveway
units built on the same lot shall have an access connecting the roadway surface to
road directly connecting said building to a the sidewalk shall have a slope ranging from
public street a width of "
2. 12 cu. m Under the NBC, offices shall provide how many 15. 10% "Under the NBC, every room intended for any use
cubic meters of air space per person? and not provided with artificial
ventilation system shall be provided with a
3. 8m "Under the NBC, front yards for commercial
window with a total free area of opening equal to
buildings abutting a road right-of-width
at least how many percent of the floor area of the
of 25-29 m shall be
room?
"
"
4. 120 days "Under the NBC, a building permit shall expire if
16. 200 mm Under the NBC, for Group A Dwellings, stairs
work authorized is abandoned or
shall have a minimum run of
suspended at any time after commencement or
a period of 17. 4.6 m² Under the NBC, the unit area per occupant of
" laboratories is
5. 0.65 m² Under the NBC, the unit area per occupants of 18. 28 sqm Under the NBC, the unit area per occupant of
theaters is apartment is
6. 1.4 m² Under the NBC, the unit area per occupant of 19. occupant "Under the NBC, the term that shall mean the
dining establishments is load total number of persons that may occupy a
building or a portion thereof at any one time is
7. 18.6 m² Under the NBC, the unit area per occupant of
"
hotels is
20. 3.70 m Accessible parking should have a minimum width
8. business & "Under the NBC, the fire station shall be
of _________
mercantile classified under what occupancy
classification? 21. 2.50m x Perpendicular and diagonal parking for average
" 5.00m auto mobile should have a minimum _________
9. residential, Under the NBC, monasteries shall be classified 22. 2.15m x Parallel parking for average auto mobile should
hotels & under what occupancy classification? 6.00m have a minimum __________
apartments
23. 3.00m x Jeepney / shuttle parking slot should have a
10. storage & "Under the NBC, air craft repair hangers shall 9.00m minimum __________
hazardous be classified under what occupancy
24. 3.60m x Standard truck / bus parking slot must have a
classification?
12.00m minimum __________
"
25. 3.60m x Articulated truck
11. 50% "Under the NBC, in mixed occupancies the
18.00m
parking requirements shall be the sum of
100% of the dominant use and what percent of 26. 1 car : 4 Parking slot ratio of Bowling Alley
the dominant uses? alley
" 27. 1 car : 12 Parking ratio of Private Hospital
12. 2.40 m "Under the NBC, habitable rooms provided with beds
artificial ventilation for buildings of 28. 10% What is the minimum requirement for Total Open
more than one-storey shall have a minimum Spaces for Through Lot?
ceiling height of the first storey at
29. 10% What is the minimum requirement for Total Open
"
Spaces for Corner Lot?
13. 3.00 m "Under the NBC, multiple living units of 16 to 25
30. 1.80m Mezzanine floor shall have a clear ceiling height
units built on the same lot shall have
not less than ________ above and below it.
an access road directly connecting said
buildings to a public street a width of 31. 3.00 m² What is the minimum Kitchen size?
" 32. 2.00 m What is the least dimension for Room (Human
Habitations)?
33. 20% What is the minimum requirement for Total 52. Courtyard A portion of a yard for which the permitted limit
Open Spaces for Inside Lot? of paving / hardscaping shall not exceed 50% of
the area of the yard.
34. 50% What is the minimum requirement for Total
Open Spaces for End Lot? 53. Yellow What pipe color is for Hot Water?
35. 0.90 m Least dimension for Toilet and Bath? 54. Green What pipe color is for Cold Water?
36. 2.40 m Habitable rooms provided with artificial 55. 30 The angle of inclination of an escalator shall not
ventilation shall have ceiling height not degree exceed __________ form the horizontal.
less than __________ measured from the floor
56. 38 The rate and speed, measured along the angle of
to ceiling.
inclination, shall be not more than __________ meters
37. 1.10m x 1.40m What is the minimum dimension for per minute.
Accessible Elevator?
57. 20 deg C Comfortable cooling shall be maintained at
38. 30 m Accessible elevator should be located not - 24 deg __________
more than __________ from the entrance and C
should be easy to locate with the aid of
58. 600 mm Hoistway pit for elevators shall be of such depth
signs.
that when the car rest on the fully compressed
39. 1.70m x 1.80m Accessible water closet stalls shall have a buffers, a clearance of not less than __________
minimum dimension of __________. remains between the underside of the car and the
bottom of the pit.
40. 6 Passenger train shall have at least __________
designated seats for disabled person. 59. 4 Storey How many storey shall a dry stand pipe be
equipped with it?
41. 2 or more How many risers shall be constituted as a
stairway? 60. 1.50m . What is the maximum total projection of
balcony if the width of the streets are over 14.00
42. Panic hardware A bar which extends across at least ½ the
meters
width of each door leaf, which will open
the door if subjected to pressure. 61. PD 1067 Water Code of the Philippines
43. Alter / Any change, addition, or modification in 62. 10.00m What is the minimum road right-of-way width to
Alteration construction of occupancy. be able to construct a basement?
44. RA 4566 Contractor's License law 63. 560mm Escalators width shall not be less than __________
45. Building Who shall be the responsible for carrying 64. 200 mm What is the minimum width of planting strip (for
Officials out the provision of the Building Code as glass and shrubs) for each side of the RROW?
well as the enforcement of orders?
65. 800 mm Sidewalks of 2.00 meters or more width shall
46. Inner court A court bounded on all sides or around its include on its outer side a planting strip of not
periphery by building lines. less than _________ in width.
47. Redevelopment The physical development within a lot or 66. 9.15 m. What is the minimum radius for Cul-de-sac?
property that is under-utilized, unfit /
67. 330 mm Escalators width shall not exceed the width of
unsafe for habitation / use or within other
the steps by more than __________
lots / properties that are similarly situated.
68. 820mm x What is the minimum clear opening of a window
48. Podium The fully enclosed component of the
1000mm to be able to consider as a mean of egress?
building / structure situated between the
establishment grade and the first of a 69. 400mm Firewall with a minimum 2 hour fire-resistive
typical floor of the building / structure's rating constructed with a minimum height
tower component. clearance of __________ above the roof.

49. Headstone The stone or marker at the head of a 70. 4.50 x What is the minimum setback for residential-1?
grave. 2.00 x
2.00
50. 16 - up storey How many storey is considered as High-
Rise Building? 71. 10.00 x What is the minimum setback for Commercial
3.00 x buildings if the RROW is 30.00m and above?
51. 1 - 5 Storey How many storey is consider as Low-Rise
3.00m
building?
72. 300 mm What is the minimum width of planting strip (for
trees) for each side of the RROW?
73. 5% What is the minimum Total Open Space for 90. 5 A Lodging House is any building or
Corner-through lot? portion thereof, containing not more than
__________ guest rooms where rent is paid in
74. 50% What is the minimum Total Open Space for
money, goods, labor, or otherwise.
Interior Lot?
91. Masonry Socalo The wall between the bottom of the
75. 120 Roof - The wind load for roof shall be atleast
window sill and the ground.
__________ kg/m² for vertical projection.
92. Soffit The underside of a beam, lintel or reveal.
76. 250 mm Footing shall be of sufficient size and strength
to support the load of the dwelling and shall 93. Bearing Wall . A wall which supports any load other
be at least __________ thick than its own weight.
77. 600 mm Footing shall be of sufficient size and strength 94. Curtain Wall The enclosing wall of an iron or steel
to support the load of the dwelling and shall framework or the nonbearing portion of
be at least __________ below the surface of the an enclosing wall between piers.
ground.
95. 4 What is the Wheelchair Seating Capacity
78. 50.00m What is the required distance of ingress / egress for an Auditoriums that has 51 -300
of vehicles for commercial lot near major seating capacity?
intersections?
96. Anthropometrics Pertaining to the measurement of the
79. Show A store window in which goods are displayed. human body.
Window
97. Egress An exit, or a means of going out.
80. 12 months A building permit issued under the provision of
98. 1.20m Ramps should have a minimum clear
the Building Code shall expire and become null
width of __________
and void if the building or work authorized
therein is not commenced within a period of 99. 0.80 m. All doors should have a minimum clear
_________ width of __________

81. 30 days A certificate of Occupancy shall be issued by 100. 1.20m Corridors should have a minimum clear
the Building Official within __________ if after final width of __________
inspection and submittal of a Certificate of 101. PD 1185 The Fire Code of the Philippines
Completion.
82. 14.00 cum What is the Air Space requirement for a
Habitable Rooms?
83. Arcade Any portion of building above the first floor
projecting over the sidewalk beyond the first-
storey wall used as protection for pedestrians
against rain or sun.
84. Footing That portion of the foundation of a structure
which spreads and transmits loads directly to
the soil or the pile.
85. Foundation All the portions of the building or structure
below the footing, the earth upon which the
structure rests.
86. Girder A horizontal structural piece which supports the
end of the floor beams or joist or walls over
opening.
87. Helistop The same as a heliport except that no refueling,
maintenance, repairs or storage of helicopters
is permitted.
88. Common A corridor or passageway used in common by
Hall all the occupants within a building.
89. Lintel The beam or girder placed over an opening in
a wall, which supports the wall construction
above.
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1. 1:18 ?? Dropped curbs shall be sloped toward the road 20. 25 mm. In BP 344, The lowest point of a dropped
with a maximum gradient of __________ to prevent curb should not exceed _________ height above
water from collecting at the walkway. the road or gutter.
2. 0.90 m The minimum width of a curb cut-out should be 21. Construction Which does the building code regulate and
__________ control?
3. 0.05 Curb cut-outs should not have a gradient not 22. formulate Which is considered not part of the general
more than __________ guidelines on powers and functions of the secretary of the
land-use Public Works, Transportation and
4. 12.00m What is the minimum dimension for Rest Stops on
planning and Communication pertinent to the National
busy or lengthy walkways?
zoning Building Code?
5. 2.00 m Minimum walkway headroom should be __________
23. Building Who is responsible in carrying out the
6. 0.10 m Ramps shall be equipped with curbs on both Official provisions of the National Building Code?
side with a minimum height of __________
24. I & IV What are the two cases which invalidates the
7. 0.35 m The railing should incorporate a tapping rail to building permit. I - when construction does
assist the blind; this should not be greater than not commence with in one year from the date
__________ above the adjacent surface. of its issue; II - when construction is
8. Slum Blighted Area; Eyesore; An area where the value suspended for more than one year; III - when
of real estate tend to deteriorate because of the construction is suspended for six months; IV
dilapidated, obsolescent, and insanitary - when construction is suspended or
condition of the building within the area. abandoned for a period of 120 days :::

9. 4.00m What is the minimum length of a chaflans? 25. Errors found Which is a reason or ground for non-
in plans and issuance, suspension or revocation of a
10. 1.80m Entrance with vestibules shall be provided a level
specifications building permit?
area with at least a __________ depth and a 1.50m
width. 26. certificate of What document is necessary in order to
occupancy legally occupy a building?
11. 6.00m The length of ramp should not exceed __________ if
the gradient is 1:12, and shall provided with 27. gross floor Where is the measurement of site occupancy
landing not less than 1.50m area taken?

12. 0.30m What is the incremental setback per storey above 28. Use Which is considered not a determinant in the
the second floor level? limitation of maximum site occupancy?

13. 3.00m Arcade pedestrian walkways shall have a clear 29. 2.7 m. What is the minimum height of ceilings for
height of __________ spaces that are naturally ventilated

14. Bureau of All pipe materials to be used in buildings/ 30. 2.10 m. What is the minimum head room clearance
Product structures shall conform to the standard for the third floor that is artificially
Standards specification of the __________ of the Department of ventilated?
Trade and Industry. 31. 1.2 m² The minimum window area for a 12 square
15. 200 kg/m² The live load at first floor shall be at least __________ meter naturally ventilated room.
kg/m² 32. advertising An off premise sign.
16. 150 kg/m² The live load for the second floor shall be at sign
least __________ kg/m² 33. 1:13 ?? In order to positively drain a sidewalk, its
17. 200 Multi-floor parking garages may serve the 20% slope shall be about ___.
parking requirements of the building / structure 34. Fire Hazard When means of exit is insufficient.
within __________ meter radius.
35. Addition Any new construction which increases the
18. 1 car : 2 What is the minimum required parking slot for height or area of an existing building or
units offices, commercial or mixed-use condominium structure.
buildings / structures if the unit gross area is 18 -
36. Concersion Change from residential to commercial use
40 m²?
of a building.
19. 30 cm. In BP 344, Handrails that required full grip
37. Addition Construction of partitions and roofing on the
should have a minimum dimension of __________cm -
roof deck in order to make it habitable.
50 cm
38. 20-23 Comfortable cool temperature is _____ 55. 1:16 ?? "Ratio of water closets for male
centigrade population for elementary
and secondary school."
39. 3m What is the minimum access road that is
provided by the National building code? 56. 1:17 ?? "Ratio of water closets for female
population for
40. Air Trans. Which office issue certificate of height
elementary and secondary
Office clearance for buildings located within
school."
approach and departure zones of airports?
57. 1:75 Ratio of urinals for elementary
41. Business Which is considered not required in applying
school.
Permit for a building permit?
58. 1:75 "Ratio of water closets for female
42. Water Which is the most important basic need of
population for Principal
human settlement?
Worship Places."
43. 0.05 What is the minimum slope for accessible
59. 4 "Minimum required number of
ramps for disabled?
water closets for female for
44. Building "Is a set of rules that specify the minimum office and public buildings
Codes acceptable level of safety for constructed serving 55 occupants for
objects such as buildings and employees."
nonbuilding structures."
60. 1:5 "Where there is exposure to skin
45. Building "Under PD 1096 the executive officer of OBO contamination due to
official appointed by the sectary to enforce the poisonous materials, what is the
provision of the code in the field ratio of lavatory to number of
as well as the enforcement or orders and occupants"
decisions made pursuant thereto."
61. 600 mm "Under NBC, the clearance
46. Party Walls "This wall is sometimes constructed over the between the underside of the
center of the property line dividing two car and the bottom of the pit
terraced flats or row houses so shall not be less than ___."
that one half of the wall is on each property.
62. 30 mm "Under NBC, the minimum
They are sometimes two abutting walls built at
diameter of hoisting and
different times."
counterweight rope."
47. Local "Usually gives us architect problems, we have
63. 558 mm "Under NBC, the minimum width
Ordinances to verify with the barangay or homeowner
between balusters in an
association for preliminary
escalator."
approval to avoid conflict with our design and
to avoid delay in our application of permits." 64. 38 Meters/Min "Under NBC, the maximum rated
speed of an escalator
48. GA 26 "Minimum Gauge of galvanized sheet used for
along the angle of travel."
downspouts."
65. PD 1296 Defining open space in residential
49. 15 cm Minimum extension of the VSTR above the roof.
subdivision
50. 0.90 m "Minimum extension of the VSTR above an
66. Home Insurance & "A key house agency that assist
openable
Guarantee Corporation private developers to undertake
window, door opening, air intake, or vent shaft."
(HIGC) low and middle income mass
51. 3 Required number of water closets for females housing production"
for an auditorium serving 16-35.
67. fireblock "A firewall is a ___________ which
52. 2 "Required number of water closets for males extends vertically from
for an lowest portion of the wall which
auditorium serving 16-35." adjoins two living units up to a
53. 1 "Required number of urinals for an auditorium minimum height of 0.30 meters
serving above the highest portion of the
10-50." roof
and extends horizontally 0.30
54. 4 "Required number of water closets for females
meters beyond the outermost
for a
edge of
theater serving 51-100."
the abutting living units?"
68. PD 957 Condominium & Subdivision, Bridges 87. 56 Minimum clear width of turnstiles.
Protective Law. cm
69. CPD "This means, an entities, agencies, organization 88. 112 Minimum dimension of landings in direction of travel
Provider & the like that cm for class A & B stairs.
have been accredited/registered with the Board
89. 2/3 Minimum number of risers in any one (1) flight of
of Architecture of
stairs.
the Professional Regulation Commission to
deliver seminars, lectures, 90. 76 Minimum height of a handrail above the upper
& other continuing Professional Education cms. surface of the tread.
Modules for Architects, 91. 38 Minimum clearance of a handrail from any wall.
other than the IAPOA which is automatically mm.
accredited by the Board
92. 91 cm Minimum height of a guard rail. (Fire code)
of Architecture?"
93. 106 Maximum height of a guard rail. (Fire code)
70. 1 BP 220: The parking requirement for multi-
cm
slot/family family dwelling is
dwelling 94. 7.50 Minimum inner radius of a monumental stair.
m
71. 100 meters "PD 957: In Design Standards for Residential
Condominium 95. 112 Minimum width of any balcony or bridge.
Projects, offsite parking is allowed but must cm
NOT be more how may 96. 112 Minimum width of a class A ramp.
meters away from the building it serves?" cm
72. Class B Fire "PD 1185: Which of the following denotes a fire 97. 20.3 Maximum rise of any floor from the balcony floor to
involving cm which an access door leads.
flammable liquids and gasses?"
98. 1floor Maximum vertical height in floors for an escalator.
73. 0.71 m Minimum exit door width. (Fire Code)
99. 55.9 Minimum width of a fire escape stair for existing
74. 0.19 m Maximum stair rise height for a class A stair. cm stairs.
75. 2.75 m Maximum height between landings for class A
stair.
76. 2.00 m Minimum headroom for class A & B stairs.
77. 0.28 sqm Unit area per person for waiting areas or
standing rooms.
78. 4 Number of exits for place of assembly for
1000 occupants
79. 46.00 m Travel distance to an exit without fire sprinkler
system.(Fire Code)
80. 61.00 m Travel distance to an exit with fire sprinkler
system. (Fire Code)
81. 0.83 m Minimum spacing of rows of seats from back to
back for a public assembly building.
82. 14 Maximum number of seats in a row in between
aisles.
83. 7 Maximum number of seats in a row opening on
to an aisle at one side.
84. 600 mm Standard width of a seat without dividing arms
for places of assembly.
85. 91 cm Minimum width of an aisle serving an occupant
of 60.
86. 2.00 m Minimum headroom created by any projection
from the ceiling.
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1. 55.9 Minimum width of landing for a fire escape stair for 22. 112 cm Minimum width of an aisle for an industrial
cm existing stairs. building.
2. 15.25 Minimum tread for a fire escape stair for small 23. 4.60 sqm Occupant load per person for laboratories.
cm buildings.
24. Institutional Jails are classified under what classification of
3. 30.5 Maximum rise of fire escape stair for a small building. occupancy.
cm
25. Assembly Courtrooms with an occupant load of more
4. 22.9 Maximum rise of fire escape stair for existing stairs. than 100 are classified under what
cm classification of occupancy.
5. 3.66 Maximum height between landings for a fire escape 26. Assembly Armories with an occupant load of more than
m stair for existing stairs. 100 are classified under what classification of
occupancy
6. 2.13 Minimum headroom clearance for a fire escape stair
m for existing stairs. 27. Business Libraries are classified under what
and classification of occupancy.
7. 1.98 Minimum headroom clearance for a fire escape stair
Mercantile
m for small buildings.
28. Picking Rooms where baled, bundled or piled
8. 3 Number of exits for place of assembly for 600-1000
rooms materials segregated into desired sizes or
occupants.
groups.
9. 50- Maximum occupant load for a class C public
29. High rise Buildings or structures 15 meters or more in
300 assembly.
building height.
10. 2 Minimum number of exit for an Institutional type of
30. Explosive Buildings or structures used for the storage of
structure.
magazine explosives, shells, projectile, etc.
11. 30 Maximum travel distance between room door intended
31. Plenum An air compartment or chamber to which 1 or
m as exit access and exit with sprinkler system for
more ducts are connected and which form part
institutional use.
of an air distribution system.
12. 30 Maximum travel distance from the door of any room
32. Fulminate A kind of stable explosive compound which
m to exit for hotels with sprinkler.
explodes by percussion.
13. 31 m Maximum travel distance from the main entrance door
33. Phyrophoric Descriptive of any substance that ignites
to exit for apartments with sprinkler.
spontaneously when exposed to air.
14. 2.5 Minimum increase in width for an aisle per linear
34. Oxidizing A material that readily yields oxygen in
cm meter.
material quantities sufficient to stimulate or support
15. 91 Minimum width of an aisle serving an occupant of 60 combustion.
cm or more serving one side for a public assembly
35. Forging A process where a piece of metal is heated
building.
prior to changing its shape and dimension.
16. 1.00 Minimum width of an aisle serving an occupant of 60
36. Distillation The process of first raising the temperature to
m or more serving two sides for a public assembly
separate the more volatile from the less
building.
volatile parts and then cooling and
17. 76 Minimum width of an aisle serving an occupant of condensing the result vapor so as to produce
cm below 60 for a public assembly building. a nearly purified substance.
18. 1.80 Minimum width of an aisle for an educational use 37. Dust A finely powdered substance which, when
m building. mixed with air in the proper proportion and
19. 2.44 Minimum width of an aisle for hospitals or nursing ignited will cause an explosion.
m homes. 38. 37.8 C (100 Temperature rating at flash point.
20. 1.83 Minimum width of an aisle for custodial care oF)
m institutions. 39. Class B A class of fire with flammable liquid and
21. 112 Minimum width of an aisle for business use structure. gasses.
cm 40. Boiling The temperature at which a liquid is
Point transformed or converted into vapor.
41. 4 hrs. Minimum fire resistance rating for a firewall. 64. Fire The time duration that a material or
resistance construction can withstand the effect of
42. Duct A continuous passageway for the transmission of
rating standard fire test is known as.
System air.
65. Cryogenic Any material which by its nature or as a result
43. Flash The minimum temperature at which any material
of its reaction with other elements produces a
Point gives off vapor in sufficient concentration to form
rapid drop in temperature of the immediate
an ignitable mixture with air.
surrounding.
44. Fumigant A gas, fume or vapor used for the destruction or
66. 30.50 m Classified as mercantile occupancies, the travel
control of insects, fungi, vermin, germs, rodents or
distance from exits shall be.
other pests.
67. Assembly Under what classification of occupancy do
45. 4.50 m Minimum width of any driveway in and around a
pool rooms fall.
lumber yard / piles.
68. Institutional Under what classification of occupancy do
46. 1.80 m Minimum height of fence for a lumber yard for
home for the aged fall.
exterior storage of lumbers.
69. Business Under what classification of occupancy do
47. 3.70 m Maximum width of sumps for the retention of oil
and court houses fall.
and petroleum products.
Mercantile
48. 1.50 m For Refineries, distilleries, and chemical plants,
70. Industrial Under what classification of occupancy do
the minimum height for a fence.
refineries fall.
49. 15.00 m Minimum travel distance from any individual room
71. Business Under what classification of occupancy do
subject to occupancy by not more 6 persons.
and drugstores fall.
50. 23.00 m Maximum distance of travel from the high hazard Mercantile
area to an exit.
72. 71 cm Minimum width of an aisle in a store for
51. 3.00 m Minimum distance of an incinerator from any mercantile occupancies.
structure used other than a single family dwelling.
73. 1 Minimum number of aisles for Class 'A' stores.
52. 9 cm Maximum reduction in width of a stair by a
74. 1.50 m Minimum clear width of aisles for a Class 'A'
handrail.
store.
53. 71 cm Minimum door width of a single door in a door
75. 3.66 m Minimum clear width of an exit access through
way.
a covered mall.
54. 20.5 cm Maximum change in elevation between the
76. 15 m Minimum height of buildings requiring
interior of a door to the outside of it other than a
automatic sprinkler protection.
balcony.
77. 763 cm Standard inner radius of a curved stair in
55. 7 kg Maximum force in kilograms required for a panic
business occupancies.
hardware.
78. 19 cm Maximum height of riser for Class 'A' stairs.
56. 112 cm Maximum height required for a panic hardware
installation. 79. 20 cm Maximum height of riser for Class 'B' Stairs.
57. 76 cm Minimum height required for a panic hardware 80. 112 cm Minimum width of stair for Class 'B' stairs
installation. serving more than 50 persons.
58. 20 Maximum number of occupant for a subdivided 81. 91 cm Minimum width of stair for Class 'B' stairs
room or space by a folding partition. serving 50 persons and below.
59. 61 cm Minimum width of a door for family day care 82. 38 mm Maximum horizontal projection of a handrail
homes. over a stair.
60. 91 cm Minimum stair width for a class B stair serving an 83. 25 mm Minimum tread width of a stair width for Class
occupant load of less than 50. 'A' stairs.
61. 25 mm Length of a nosing or effective projection over the 84. 3.70 m Maximum height between landings for a Class
level immediately below it for tread below 25 'B' stairs.
cms in dimension.
85. 112 cm Minimum width of landings in direction of
62. 86.5 cm Maximum height of a handrail. travel for Class 'A / B' stairs.
63. 37.8 C A combustible liquid is any liquid having a flash 86. 112 cm Minimum width of Class 'A' ramp.
(100 oF) point at or above.
87. 76 cm Minimum width of Class 'B' ramp.
88. 10-17% Standard slope of Class 'B' ramp in percentage.
89. No limit Maximum height between landings for Class 'A' ramp.
90. 3.66 m Maximum height between landings for Class 'B' ramp.
91. 1.20 m Minimum width of ramps of 3 stories or more in height.
92. 55.9 cm Minimum width for fire escape for existing stairs.
93. 55.9 cm Minimum horizontal dimension of any landing of platform for existing stairs for fire escape.
94. 30.5 cm Maximum rise for a fire escape for very small buildings.
95. 3.66 m Maximum height between landings for fire escape for existing stairs.
96. 23 m Minimum distance travel to an exit for storage occupancies of high hazard commodities.
97. Class D Class of fire involving combustible metals, such as magnesium, sodium, potassium, and other similar materials.
98. Class A Class of fire involving ordinary combustible materials, such as wood, papers, cloth, rubber, and plastics.
99. Dip Tank A tank, vat or container of flammable or combustible liquid in which articles or materials are immersed for the
purpose of coating, finishing, treating or similar processes.
100. Automatic An integrated system of under ground or overhead piping or both connected to a source of extinguishing agents or
Fire medium and designed in accordance with fire protection engineering standards which when actuated by its
Suppression automatic detecting device, suppresses fire within the area protected.
System
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1. Means of A continuous and unobstructed route of exit from 23. 465 sqm Any room for sleeping in institutional
Egress any point in a building to a public way. occupancies if subdivided shall have a
maximum area of how many square meters?
2. 5.00 m Minimum distance of an incinerator containing
(Fire Code)
kindled fire or rubbish fire or bonfires.
24. Hotel Includes buildings or groups of building under
3. Assembly Under what classification of occupancy does
the same management in which there are more
museums fall?
than 15 sleeping accommodations for hire.
4. Business Under what classification of occupancy does
25. Apartment Includes buildings containing three or more
town halls fall?
Buildings living units independent cooking and bathroom
5. 0.82 m Min Door knob height (Building Code) facilities, whether or by any other
6. 1.05 m Max Door knob height (Building Code) name.designed as rowhouse, apartment house,
tenement, garden apartment,
7. 0.90 m Preferred Door knob height (Building Code)
26. 4 Minimum number of stories of apartment
8. 23 cm Minimum tread for a fire escape stair for existing
buildings requiring fire alarm system. (Fire
stairs. (Fire Code)
Code)
9. 30 cm Spacing of rungs for a fire escape ladder.
27. 12 Minimum number of apartment units requiring
(Building Code)
fire alarm system.
10. 30.5 cm Maximum spacing of rungs for a fire escape
28. RA 0386 An Act to Ordain and Institute the Civil Code of
ladder. (Fire Code)
the Philippines
11. 25 cm Minimum spacing of rungs for a fire escape
29. RA 0544 An Act to Regulate the Practice of Civil
ladder. (Fire Code)
Engineering in the Phils.
12. 60 C Class III combustible liquids shall mean any
30. RA 0545 (Old version) An Act to Regulate the Practice of
liquid having a flash point at how many degrees
Architecture in RP
Celsius?
31. RA 1364 Sanitary Engineering Law
13. 0.83 m In standard seating, the minimum spacing from
back to back. (Fire Code) 32. RA 1378 An Act To Regulate the Trade Of Master
Plumber
14. 30 cm Minimum space from the back of chair to the
front of the chair behind. 33. RA 1582 Ammended Civil Engineering Law

15. (1:8) 12.5% Maximum slope for aisles for public assembly 34. RA 4566 Contractor's License Law
structures. 35. RA 4726 Condominium Act
16. 63.5 mm Size of standpipe outlet provided for each stage 36. RA 6541 Predecessor of PD 1096 (NBC)
for public assembly building. (Building Code)
37. RA 7277 Magna Carta for Disabled Persons
17. 1.8 sqm Occupant load per person for classrooms.
38. RA 7279 Urban Development Housing Act of 1992
18. 76.25 m Where exterior corridors or balconies are
39. RA 8293 Intellectural Property Code of the Philippines
provided as means of exit, they shall open to the
outside and shall be spaced ___ meters apart. 40. RA 8534 Interior Design Law
(Educational)
41. RA 8981 PRC Modernization Act of 2000
19. 560 mm Minimum dimension of a rescue window for
42. RA 9053 Philippines Landscape Architecture Act of 2000
educational occupancies. (Fire Code)
43. RA 9266 The Architecture Act of 2004 (January 2004)
20. 800 mm Maximum height from the floor for a rescue
window for educational occupancies. (Fire Code) 44. PD 0223 Professional Regulation Commission (June 1973)

21. 2.44 m Minimum width of corridors, aisles, and ramps 45. PD 0957 Regulating the sale of Subdivision Lots and
for exits in hospitals and nursing homes. (Fire Condominiums
Code) 46. PD 1096 National Building Code
22. 1.83 m Minimum width of corridors, aisles, and ramps 47. PD 1151 Philippine Environmental Policy (June 1977)
for exits in residential-custodial care.
48. PD 1185 Fire Code of the Philippines
49. PD 1216 Defining Open Spaces in Residential 74. 50% interior lot open space
Subdivisions
75. 20% inside lot open space
50. PD 1308 Regulating the Practice of Environmental
76. 10% corner or through lots open space
Planning
77. 5% 3 sides public open space
51. PD 1594 Government Infrastructure Contracts
78. 0.035 REQUIRED AREA FOR PARKS 150 HECTARES
52. PD 1616 Architectural Guidelines for Intramuros
BELOW
53. BP 220 Economic and Socialized Housing
79. 0.07 REQUIRED AREA FOR PARKS 151 - 225
54. BP 344 Accessibility Law HECTARES BELOW
55. BLASTING set offs explosives 80. 0.09 REQUIRED AREA FOR PARKS 225 HECTARES
AGENT ABOVE
56. CELLULOSE explosive compound produced by the 81. 30% minimum open space requirement from density
NITRATE reaction of nitric acid w/ cellulose material 60-100
57. PYROXYLIN plastic substance having cellulose nitrate as 82. 100 sqm minimum size of pocket parks
base
83. 43 L potable water supply per capita per day
58. COMBUSTIBLE flash point above 37.8 C or 100 F
84. 75 L potable water supply per capita per day if
LIQUID
independent from the developer
59. CORROSIVE liquid causes fire when contact with organic
85. 25 m far away from pollution or source of
LIQUID matter
contamination
60. CRYOGENIC produces a rapid drop of temperature in
86. TYPE OF difference between developed and
immediate surroundings
PAVEMENT undeveloped area on circulation
61. DAMPER in air duct system; device to restrict the
87. SLOPE not necessary in suitability of site of economic
passage of smoke or fire
socialized housing
62. DISTILLATION first raising the temperature to separate the
88. 72 sqm minimum lot area- single detached
more volatile from the less
89. 54 sqm minimum lot area- semi detached corner lot
63. ELECTRIC extremely hot luminous bridge of an electric
ARC current 90. 36 sqm minimum lot area- semi detached rowhouse

64. EMBER a hot piece or lump after a material is 91. 8m minimum lot frontage- single detached
burned 92. 6m minimum lot frontage- semi detached corner
65. FIRE active principle of burning lot

66. FLASH POINT minimum temperature at which materials 93. 3.5 m minimum lot frontage- semi detached
give off vapor to form ignitable mixture with rowhouse
air 94. 250 m maximum block length
67. FORGING a piece of metal is heated prior to changing 95. 250 up to provide an alley
its shapes or dimensions 400 m
68. FULMINATE stable explosive compounds which 96. 150 m maximum block length provided by an alley
explodes by percussion
97. 100 m maximum block length provided by pathwalk
69. HYPERGOLIC a rocket or liquid propellant when fuels and
98. 2 STOREY height limitation of row house
FUEL oxiders combined
99. 2.00 m minimum horizontal dimension of courts
70. OXIDIZING materials that readily yields oxygen in
(Building Code)
MATERIAL quantities sufficient to support combustion
100. 1.20 m minimum size of passageway or street
71. PYROPHORIC descriptive of any substance that ignites
spontaneously when exposed to air 101. 20 sqm Single detached dwellings up to how many
sqm are not required plans and specifications
72. REFINING impurities or deleterious material remove
from a mixture to produce pure element 102. 2.70 m minimum ceiling heights
73. SMELTING melting or fusing of metallic ores to 103. 1.80 m minimum ceiling heights of mezzanine
separate impurities from pure metals
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1. 50% mezzanine shall not cover the floor area in 28. 6.00 m minimum horizontal distance of two dwelling
% units (more than 4 storeys)
2. 2.00 m minimum door clear height of door 29. 1.00 m minimum roof eaves distance of two dwelling
(Building Code) units (more than 4 storeys)
3. 10 % opening window opening and floor area (Building 30. 1 for every minimum parking requirement
Code) 20 units
4. 280 mm minimum tread width (Fire Code) 31. 36.00 sqm minimum floor area for multi family dwellin
units
5. 100 mm minimum riser height (Fire Code)
32. 0.80 m exit width w/ occupant load of 50 or less
6. 1120 mm minimum stair width for less than 2000
persons 33. plus .15 m for every additional occupant load of 25
7. 1420 mm minimum stair width for above 2000 34. 45.00 m maximum exit of travel
persons
35. 60.00 m maximum exit of travel if there is fire
8. 180 mm maximum riser height (Fire Code) extinguisher
9. 915 mm minimum width existing stairs (Fire Code) 36. 6m maximum dead end corridors
10. 205 mm maximum riser height for existing (Fire 37. 0.15 maximum allowable slope ramps with 300mm
Code) changes in elevation
11. 230 mm minimum run for existing (Fire Code) 38. 0.90 m clear width of stair w/ 2 or more living units
12. 2.00 m headroom clearances stairway (Fire Code) 39. 1.20 m maximum landing width; equal to run
13. 4 steps maximum number of risers w/o handrail 40. one handrail with 3.00 m width of stair
14. 3.66 m maximum height between landings (Fire 41. two with 3.00 m-3.50 m stair width
Code) handrails
15. 0.80 m - 1.20 m handrail measurement 42. 0.80 m - above the nosing or tread
1.00 m
16. 38 mm minimum clearance of handrail to wall
43. 24.00 m maximum distance of travel when above one
17. 150 mm minimum tread of winding stair from 300
storey
mm side
44. one for 4 or more building storey in height w/ roof
18. 5 mm maximim variation in tread and risers
stairwell slope not greater than 1:3
19. 1.80 m maximim distance between landings
45. 2.00 m headroom clearances
required of ladder
46. 25 years lifespan of indigeneous materials
20. 1 light and 1 electrical requirements
conv. outlet 47. ALLEY a public way intended to serve for pedestrians
and emergency vehicles
21. 4" thk fireblock 2 units abut each other is required of
48. BLOCK a parcel of land bounded on the sides by the
22. 0.25 non residential shall not exceed from
streets or alleys o pathways
residential
49. CLUSTER a single family attached dwelling containing 3
23. 4.00 m minimum distance between two dwelling
HOUSING or more separate living units
units
50. FIREBLOCK a wall w/c seperates two abutting living units
24. 750 mm Distance from eaves to property line
as to resist the spread of fire
25. 6.00 m minimum distance between two dwelling
51. FIREWALL a fireblock which extends vertically from the
units (3-4 storeys)
lowest portion of the wall
26. 2.00 m minimum roof eaves distance of two
52. PARTYWALL a wall jointly used by two parties under
dwelling units (3-4 storeys)
easements agreement
27. 10.00 m minimum distance between two dwelling
53. 10 hectares shall cover of each phase
units (more than 4 storeys)
54. 50 sqm min. lot sizes rowhouse
55. 150 sqm min. lot sizes duplex
56. 100 sqm min. lot sizes single detached 84. 1.20 m width of corridor for person to traverse w/
wheelchair
57. 20 Maximum units rowhouse per block/cluster
85. 3.00 m entrance depth w/ vestibule
58. 100 m Maximum length rowhouse per
block/cluster 86. 1.00 m structural opening of door entrances
59. 12 m Frontage Corner lot (PD 957) 87. 0.80 m clear opening of door entrances
60. 10 m Frontage Regular lot (PD 957) 88. 1.70 m x minimum dimension of floor area of toilet
1.80 m
61. 8m Frontage Duplex or Single Attached (PD
957) 89. 1.10 m x minimum dimension of floor area of elevator
1.40 m
62. 6m Frontage irregular lot (PD 957)
90. 0.80 m minimum width of door elevator
63. 4m Frontage rowhouse (PD 957)
91. 0.90 m - centerline height of topmost buttons of elevator
64. 4.00 m Frontage minimum width of alley after
1.20 m and floor switches
250m block
92. 0.05 maximum gradient of ramp
65. 400 m Maximum length of block length PD 957
93. 6.00 m maximum length for 1:12 ramp
66. 40 sqm dwelling unit (household)
94. 1.50 m minimum length of top or bottom landing for
67. 31 sqm occupancy unit (single)
the 1:12 ramp
68. 100 m parking not more than the building it serves
95. 1.80 m level area at the top and bottom of any ramp
69. 50 sqm/10 parks and playground
96. 0.70 and handrail level on both edges
units 3
0.90
sqm/additional
unit 97. 0.30 m length of extension in a handrail from ramp
70. optional 4 floors 98. 50 mm height of curbs in a ramp
elevator
99. 3.70 m Accessible parking slot width
71. 1 elevator 5-6 floors
72. 2 elevators 7 floors and up
73. 100 sqm required area of playgrounds/parks for
every 1,000 sqm
74. ACCESSIBLE features that enable the disable person to
make use of the primary function
75. ALCOVE a small recess space in a room or a wall
76. CURB CUT a break in the sidewalk or traffic island
OUT provided w/ an inclined surface to facilitate
mobility of wheelchair
77. GRADIENT OF the degree of inclination of the sloped
RAMP surface expressed in ratio
78. RAMP a sloped surface connecting two or more
surface at different levels
79. SIDEWALK a paved footwalk at the side of the street
80. THRESHOLD a strip fastened to the floor usually
required to cover the joint where two types
of floor materials meet
81. WALKWAY an exterior passage for walking along
82. 1.20 m width of walkway to permit a person in
wheelchair to traverse it w/ safety
83. 1.50 m maximum dimension of turn about spaces
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1. 2.5 mm maximum height of tresholds 23. DEMOLITION sytematic dismantling or destruction of a


building in whole or part
2. 1 for 2,000 sqm provision of one fountain
24. ANCILLARY a secondary building located within the same
3. 0.85 m height of the rim of the fountain from the
BUILDING premises the use of which is incidental to that
floor
of the main building
4. 1.50 m x 1.50 m unobstructed clear space for public
telephones
5. 1.10 m height of dialling from floor of a
telephone booth
6. 0.80 m clear opening of telephone booths
7. 5 seats PWD seats in regular buses
8. 4 seats PWD seats in air conditioned bus
9. 6 seats PWD seats in passenger trains
10. 2 seats PWD seats in passenger airplanes
11. 2 seats PWD seats in 4-50 seating capacity
12. 4 seats PWD seats in 51-300 seating capacity
13. 6 seats PWD seats in 301-500 seating capacity
14. BUILDING a written authorizaton granted by the
PERMIT building official to an applican allowing
him to him proceed with the construction
15. CONSTRUCTION all on site work done from site
preparation, excavation, foundation,
installation in place of components of a
building or structure
16. ADDITON any new construction which increases the
height or the area of an existing bulding
17. ERECTION installation of all components of a
building or structure
18. ALTERATION construction in a buiding/structure
involving, changing in the materials used
partitioning, location, size of openings,
structural parts, existing utilities and
equipment but does not increase its
overall area thereof
19. RENOVATION any physical change made on a building
to increase its value, utility or to improve
its aesthetic quality
20. CONVERSION a change in the use or occupancy of the
building or any portion thereof which has
different requirement
21. REPAIR remedial work on any damaged or
deterirated portion of a building to
restore its original condition
22. MOVING the transfer of any building structure
portion thereof from its original location
or position to another, either on the same
lot or to either one