Bedroom Windows for Escape and Rescue

The following items must be shown, detailed and/or noted:

  • Window sill height, reference City amended section R310.1, I.R.C.

  • Window (clear net) opening size, reference sections R310.1.1, R310.1.2 and R310.1.3, I.R.C.

***Please note: Emergency escape and rescue openings shall be operational from the inside of the room without the use of keys, tools or special knowledge.

  • Window well size, ladder and grates, reference sections R310.2 and R310.4, I.R.C.

  • Minimum 36 inch wide, unobstructed exterior Fire Department access/rescue path (see “site plan” for more information)