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Harold - In California, the exemption exists within state law, specifically
the Riley Act, Section 19100 of the Health and Safety Code. You can find the
text of the law at http://www.leginfo.ca.gov        Fred
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From: "Sprague, Harold O." <SpragueHO(--nospam--at)bv.com>
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Sent: Tuesday, August 15, 2000 3:39 PM
Subject: agricultural buildings


>
> I have been told that "agricultural" buildings are exempt from the
> provisions of the Uniform Building Code.
>
> The specific building in question is on a farm, is constructed of cold
> formed steel purlins and girts, hot rolled steel girders and columns,
> supported on a concrete foundation, and is used for farm equipment
storage.
> It measures 60' x 40' with a 14' eave height.  The state building code is
> the 1994 UBC.
>
> The 2400 sf kicks it out of Group U, Division 1 to probably an S-2.
>
> Is there exempting language for "agricultural" buildings in the UBC that I
> am missing?
>
> Regards,
> Harold Sprague
>
>
>
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