24.85.051 Mezzanine Additions.

City Code Section

(Added by Ordinance No. 178831, effective November 20, 2004.) A mezzanine addition shall not require seismic strengthening of the entire building when all of the following conditions are met:

A. Entire building strengthening is not required by any other provision contained in this Title;

B. The net floor area of the of the proposed mezzanine addition is less than 1/3 of the net floor area of the building;

C. The mezzanine addition does not result in an occupant load increase, as defined by the OSSC, of more than 149 people; and

D. Subsections 24.85.050 A. - C. shall also apply to mezzanine additions.