NYC Stairs Building Code

“(2) The maximum vertical rise of a single flight of
stairs between floors, between landings or platforms, or
between a floor and a landing or platform, shall not
exceed eight feet in buildings classified in occupancy
groups F and H, and twelve feet in all other occupancy
groups. No flight of stairs shall have less than two risers.”


Vertical rise.
A flight of stairs sh
all not have a vertical rise greater than 12 feet (3658 mm) between floor levels or


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