26 September 2006
Relocatable facilities must have the same fire protection, construction and
separation requirements as non-relocatable facilities.
Provide a minimum separation of 15.3 m (50 ft) between groups of
extra hazard occupancy, and 4.6 m (15 ft) for all other groups.
Conform to the IBC, except as modified by this UFC. Exceptions for specific
occupancies are listed in Chapter 6 of this UFC.
Do not group mission critical relocatable facilities such as electronic
equipment vans to form areas greater than 557 m2 (6,000 ft2) for unsprinklered
facilities and 1115 m2 (12,000 ft2) for sprinklered facilities.
Do not group relocatable facilities having extra hazard occupancies
as defined by NFPA 13, Installation of Sprinkler Systems, to form areas greater
than 372 m2 (4,000 ft2) for unsprinklered facilities and 743 m2 (8,000 ft2) for
BUILDING HEIGHT LIMITATIONS.
Conform to the IBC, except as modified by this UFC.
LIMITING INTERIOR FIRE SPREAD
Door openings, in fire resistive construction, must be protected in accordance
with NFPA 80, Fire Doors and Fire Windows. Fire door assemblies are required
on each side of the door opening in 4-hour fire walls when openings are fitted
with 3-hour rolling or sliding fire doors. Use fire doors listed by Underwriters
Laboratories Inc. (UL), FM, or a nationally recognized testing laboratory (NRTL).
Do not modify approved fire doors in the field. Local fabrication of fire doors is
The protection of ducts at point of passage through firewalls must be in
accordance with NFPA 90A, Installation of Air-Conditioning and Ventilating
, and/or NFPA 90B, Installation of Warm Air Heating and Air-
Conditioning Systems. All other penetrations, such as piping, conduit, and
wiring, through firewalls must be protected with a material or system of the same
hourly rating that is listed by UL, FM, or a NRTL.
MEANS OF EGRESS