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.”

http://www.nyc.gov/html/dob/downloads/bldgs_code/bc27s6.pdf

“1009.7

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

 

https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/buildings/apps/pdf_viewer/viewer.html?file=2014CC_BC_Chapte_10_Means_of_Egress.pdf&section=conscode_2014

 

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