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Table of ContentsChapter 1: Introduction to Building Codes.
Chapter 2: The Design Professional.
Chapter 3: Use and Occupancy.
Chapter 4: Construction TypesAllowable Height and Area.
Chapter 5: Fire Resistance-Rated Construction.
Chapter 6: Means of Egress.
Chapter 7: Accessibility.
Chapter 8: Interior Finishes.
Chapter 9: Exterior Walls and Roofs.
Chapter 10: Other Issues.
Appendix A: What's In a Code.
Appendix B: Model Codes and Standards Related Organizations and Associations .
Appendix C: Errata to the 2000 International Building Code.
Appendix D: Referenced Standards.
Appendix E: SBCCI Publications.
Appendix F: BOCA Publications.
Appendix G: ICBO Publications.
Appendix H: NFPA Publications.
Appendix I: ASTM Contents by Subject.
Appendix J: ASTM Discontinued Standards.
Appendix K: Construction Related Associations and Reference Organizations.
Appendix L: State Accessibility Codes Contact List.
Appendix M: Metric Conversions.