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  • The rating classifications identified in Table 96-A are hereby established and each building within the scope of this Chapter shall be placed in one such rating classification by the Building Official. The total occupant load of the entire building as determined by Chapter 10 of this Code shall be used to determine the rating classification.

    EXCEPTION: For purposes of this Chapter, portions of buildings constructed to act independently when resisting seismic forces may be placed in separate rating classifications.

(Ord. 2013-0048 § 85, 2013; Ord. 2010-0053 § 83, 2010.)