Building Department

Common Code Provisions Applicable to Garages

Garage floor constructed of non-absorbent, non-flammable construction.

No source of flame or glow-spark within 18" of floor.

All outlets GFCI protected.

If concrete, slab min 3.5" thick.

One hour separation from house, including scuttle.

Smoke detector required, hard-wired with battery backup.

Building Permit is required. (For more information, see "When do I need a building permit?")

 

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