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Trash shoot in stairwell

Discussion in 'Residential Building Codes' started by Remington, Oct 3, 2018.

  1. Remington

    Remington Registered User

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    In the city of los angeles, for apartment buildings, can a trash shoot be accessed inside the stairwell? Are there safety features that may be required?
     
  2. cda

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    New building???

    The actual chute door is in the stairwell???

    If so should not be, on fairly new construction


    How many floor building??
     
  3. Sifu

    Sifu Gold Member

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    Not sure about LA but IBC 1022.4 would prohibit it in an exit enclosure.
     
  4. mark handler

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    Not permitted
     
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    "Very" bad idea too.
     

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