Originally Posted By: psabados
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This is a 3 month old house. I was called by the owners to perform an inspection due to a considerable amount of problems.
The window in question is a second story bedroom occupied by a four year old. The owner called the local AHJ Dept about height concerns and safety glass. The AHJ sent an e-mail back to the owner stating that they would not allow occupancy of a dwelling with windows not meeting codes. He pointed IRC reg's requiring 18" min floor clearance etc. etc.
Top of the window sill to grade is about 11 feet. The is a small overhang at the front extending approx. 18 inches out. Also, builder still hasn't provided any screens.
I guess you have to hit people over their head with a 2x4 or mallet to get their attention. !(upload://yCx3PdDNLqiOD3HdL1EKeBiuQJE.gif)
I don't know about you, but I certainly wouldn't want my children or grandchildren sleeping and playing in this room. When in doubt check your heights