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2009 Existing Building Code Chapters

Title Page
Effective Use of the International Existing Building Code
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Administration
Chapter 2 Definitions
Chapter 3 Prescriptive Compliance Method
Chapter 4 Classification of Work
Chapter 5 Repairs
Chapter 6 Alterations-Level 1
Chapter 7 Alterations-Level 2
Chapter 8 Alterations-Level 3
Chapter 9 Change of Occupancy
Chapter 10 Additions
Chapter 11 Historic Buildings
Chapter 12 Relocated or Moved Buildings
Chapter 13 Performance Compliance Methods
Chapter 14 Construction Safeguards
Chapter 15 Referenced Standards
Appendix A Guidelines for the Seismic Retrofit of Existing Buildings
       Chapter A1- Seismic Strengthening Provisions for Unreinforced Masonry Bearing Wall Building
       Chapter A2- Earthquake Hazard Reduction in Existing Reinforced Concrete and Reinforced Masonry Wall Buildings with Flexible                                Diaphragms
       Chapter A3- Prescriptive Provisions for Seismic Strengthening of Cripple Walls and Sill Plate Anchorage of Light Wood-Frame Residential                                Buildings
       Chapter A4- Earthquake Hazard Reduction in Existing Wood-Frame Residential Buildings with Soft, Weak or Open-Front Walls
       Chapter A5- Earthquake Hazard Reduction in Existing Concrete Buildings
Appendix A Referenced Standards
Appendix B Supplementary Accessibility Requirements for Existing Buildings and Facilities
Resource A Guidelines on Fire Ratings of Archaic Materials and Assemblies