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) What is the minimum ceiling height for a basement area without habitable space, hallway, laundry or bathroom?
) In what basement is an escape and rescue opening NOT required?
) The rungs of a ladder, in an egress basement window well, must project a minimum of how many inches?
4, ) How wide must a spiral stairway be minimally?
5,) Exactly what is the maximum slope for treads and landings?
6, ) The screen of a skylight must meet what criteria?
7, ) Regarding drainage what is the top of the house foundation minimum elevation above drainage inlet or street gutter?
) If soils are what, must the roof drain discharge 5’ from the footing or to an approved drain system?
) What must be removed from crawlspaces?
10.) A 12’ joist is observed with a notch 1 ½” deep x 4 ½” long, the horizontal center line, of that notch, is 45 ¾” from the end of the joist. Is this okay?
Bonus question (because Marc wanted one.): In 1963 “The Trashmen” wrote Surfin’ Bird. What is THE word in that song?