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HOURS OF MEETINGS. Board of Standards and Appeals, Tuesdays, 10 a. m. Board of Appeals, Tuesdays, at 1:30 p. m. Call of Calendar, Tuesdays, at 3 p. m. Special meetings as announced in the Calendar.

All hearings are held in Room 919, Municipal Building, Manhattan.

BOARD OF STANDARDS AND APPEALS.
Tuesday, January 14, 1919, at 10 a. m.

Petitions for Variations. 1556-18-A-Revolving Doors. 965-18-S—958-964 University avenue, The Bronx. Re

opened December 17, 1918. 1651-18-S—119 East 18th street, Manhattan. 1704-18-5—3 Maiden Lane, Manhattan. 1528-18-5—119 East 18th street, Manhattan. 722-18-5—186 East Houston street, Manhattan. Request

for reopening. 1868-17-S-640-644 Broadway, Brooklyn. Request for re

opening. 1725-18-5–498 Broome street, Manhattan.

BOARD OF STANDARDS AND APPEALS.
Tuesday, January 7, 1919, at 10 a. m.

Petitions for Variations. 745-18-3-417-419 Sixth avenue, Manhattan. 1582-18-5—82-86 Rutgers slip, Manhattan. 392-18-S-404 East 14th street and 405 East 13th street,

Manhattan. 1563-18-S-450 Sixth avenue, Manhattan. 1522-18-5—736 Lexington avenue, Manhattan. 1669-18-5—124 West 34th street, Manhattan.

527-18-5—28-30 West Houston street, Manhattan. 1566-18-5—66-70 East 125th street, Manhattan. 266-18-5-236-238 Fifth avenue, Manhattan. Request to

reopen. 1710-18-S-109 East 12th street, Manhattan. 1711-18-5451 Mercer street, Manhattan. 1934-17-5-8-10 Dutch street, Manhattan. Request to re

open. 385-16-5-635-641 West 49th street, Manhattan. Request

to reopen.

BOARD OF APPEALS.
Tuesday, January 14, 1919, at 1:30 p. m.

Appeals From Administrative Orders.
1703-18-A-416-422 Broome street, Manhattan.
1707-18-A-248 Wyona street, Brooklyn.
1700-18-A--142 West 49th street, Manhattan.

Under Building Zone Resolution. 1712-18-B2—760-764 Hicks street & 27-29 Mill street,

Brooklyn 1719-18-BZ-6514-6524 Eighteenth avenue, Brooklyn. 1721-18-B2–976-982 Fourth avenue, Brooklyn. 1722-18-B2—2479-2491 Amsterdam avenue, Manhattan. 1723-18-B2—41 West 24th street, Manhattan.

BCARD OF STANDARDS AND APPEALS.
Tuesday, January 21, 1919, at 10 a. m.

Public Hearing. 1732-18-S-Proposed amendment to Rules for Fire Ex

tinguishing Appliances. (See page 6.)

BOARD OF APPEALS.
Tuesday, January 7, 1919, at 1:30 p. m.

Appeals from Administrative Orders. 1694-18-A-32 East 40th street, Manhattan. 1695-18-A--South side Cumberland street and Vine street,

Queens, Jamaica, L. I. 1696-18-A-201 Walworth street, Brooklyn. 1697-18-A-227-231 Bleecker Street, Manhattan. 1698-18-A-1258 Grant avenue, The Bronx. 1701-18-A-525-535 Tenth avenue and 500-508 West 40th

street, Manhattan. 1706-18-A-261 Prospect avenue, Brooklyn. 1562-18-A-396-398 Broadway and 71-77 Walker street,

Manhattan. 1557-18-A-12 Harrison street, Manhattan. 1558-18-A-54 Harrison street, Manhattan.

Under Building Zone Resolution. 1190-18-B2—351-361 Troy avenue, southeast corner Car

roll street, Brooklyn. Reopened Decem

ber 10, 1918. 1705-18-B2—261 Prospect avenue, Brooklyn. 1716-18-B2–215-217 Park avenue & 49-51 Vanderbilt ave

nue, Brooklyn, 2375-17-B2—1322-1332Ocean avenue, Brooklyn. Request 10 reopen.

BOARD OF APPEALS.
Tuesday, January 21, 1919, at 1.30 p. m.

Appeals From Administrative Orders. 1717-18-A-2071-2079 Broadway & 200 West 73d street,

Manhattan. 1730-18-A-615 Ovington avenue, Brooklyn. 1731-18-A-236 Power Street, Brooklyn. 1734-18-A-576-578 Fifth avenue, Manhattan. 1733-18-A-Northeast corner 60th street and Fifteenth av

enue, Brooklyn.

Under the Building Zone Resolution. 1720-18-BZ-1649 Eighth avenue, Brooklyn. 1726-18-B2—3754 Third avenue, The Bronx. 1828-18-B2—615 Ovington avenue, Brooklyn . 1729-18-BZ-East Side Boston road, 148.18 ft. north of

Tremont avenue, and west side of Bronx street, 104.65 ft. north of Tremont avenue, The Bronx.

CALCINDAR

OF MEETINGS.
d Appeals, Tuesdays, 10 a. m.
days, at 1:30 p. m.
sdays, at 3 p. m.
nounced in the Calendar.
n Room 919, Municipal Building,

BOARD OF STANDARDS AND APPEALS.
Tuesday, January 14, 1919, at 10 a, m.

Petitions for Variations.
1556-18-A-Revolving Doors.
965-18-S—958-964 University avenue, The Bronx. Re-

opened December 17, 1918. 1651-18-S-119 East 18th street, Manhattan. 1704-18-S-3 Maiden Lane, Manhattan. 1528-18-S-119 East 18th street, Manhattan. 722-18-S—186 East Houston street, Manhattan. Request

for reopening.
1868-17-S-640-644 Broadway, Brooklyn. Request for re-

opening
1725-18-S-498 Broome street, Manhattan.

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BOARD OF APPEALS.
Tuesday, January 14, 1919, at 1:30 p. m.

Appeals From Administrative Orders.
1703-18-A-416-422 Broome street, Manhattan,
1707-18-A-218 Wyona street, Brooklyn.
1700-18-A-142 West 49th Street, Manhattan.

Under Building Zone Resolution.
1712-18-B2–760-764 Hicks street & 27-29 Mill street,

Brooklyn
1719-18-B2-6514-6524 Eighteenth avenue, Brooklyn.
1721-18-B2–976-982 Fourth avenue, Brooklyn.
1722-18-B2—2479-2491 Amsterdam avenue, Manhattan.
1723-18-B2–41 West 24th street, Manhattan.

street, Manhattan. reet, Manhattan. :reet, Manhattan. Request to re

19th Street, Manhattan. Request n.

OF APPEALS.

ECARD OF STANDARDS AND APPEALS. ry 7, 1919, at 1:30 p. m.

Tuesday, January 21, 1919, at 10 a. m. Administrative Orders.

Public Hearing. street, Manhattan.

1732-18-S-Proposed amendment to Rules for Fire Extimberland street and Vine street,

tinguishing Appliances. (See page 6.) Jamaica, L. I.

BOARD OF APPEALS. h street, Brooklyn.

Tuesday, January 21, 1919, at 1.30 p. m. ker street, Manhattan.

Appeals From Administrative Orders. venue, The Bronx. h avenue and 500-508 West 40th

1717-18-A-2071-2079 Broadway & 200 West 73d street, sanhattan.

Manhattan. avenue, Brooklyn

1730-18-A-615 Ovington avenue, Brooklyn. dway and 71-77 Walker street, 1731-18-A-236 Power street, Brooklyn. an.

1734-18-A-576-578 Fifth avenue, Manhattan. street, Manhattan.

1733-18-A-Northeast corner 60th street and Fifteenth avstreet, Manhattan.

enue, Brooklyn. " Zone Resolution. ľ avenue, southeast corner Car

Under the Building Zone Resolution. r*tBrooklyn. Reopened Decem- 1720-18-B2—1649 Eighth avenue, Brooklyn. 918,

1726-18-B2—3754 Third avenue, The Bronx. t avenue, Brooklyn.

1828-18-B2–615 Ovington avenue, Brooklyn . avenue & 49-51 Vanderbilt ave- 1729-18-B2-East side Boston road, 148.18 ft. north of oklyn.

Tremont avenue, and west side of Bronx an avenue, Brooklyn. Request .o

street, 104.65 ft. north of Tremont avenue, The Bronx.

CAL, NO. 1726-18-BZ.-APPLICATION, December 19, 1918,

under the building zone resolution, of
Moore & Lansiedel, architects, to per-
mit in a business district the conver-
sion of a motion picture theatre into a
public garage; premises 3754 Third

avenue, The Bronx.
CAL, NO. 1728-18-BZ.-APPLICATION, December 21, 1918,

under the building zone resolution, of
Samuel Rosenblum, architect, to per-
mit in a residence district the mainte-
nance of a garage on rear of premises ;
premises 615 Ovington avenue, Brook-

lyn.
CAL. NO. 1729-18-BZ.- APPLICATION, December 23, 1918,

under the building zone resolution, of
Irving Margon, architect, to permit in
a business district the erection of a
public garage and showroom; premises
east side Boston road, 148.18 ft. north
of Tremont avenue and west side

Bronx street, 104.65 ft. north of Tr
mont avenue, The Bronx.

Joax P. LEO, Chairman.
BOARD OF APPEALS.
XOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the board of appea
of a public hearing under the provisions of 37, of artic
II, of the building zone resolution, Tuesday afternooi
January 29, 1919, at 1.20 D. m., in Room 919, Municipa
Building, on the following matters.
CAL. NO. 1727-18-BZ.--APPLICATION, December 21, 1911

under the tuilding zone resolution, o
George Keister, architect, to permit a
existing theatre building to be
tended into a residential district
premises 265-271 Sumner avenue
northeast corner Quincy street, Brook
lyn.

John P. LEO, Chairman,

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MINUTES

BOARD OF STANDARDS AND APPEALS SPECIAL MEETING.-DECEMBER 27, 1918. Brooklyn, of a new method of sprinkler distribution for The chairman called the meeting to order at 10:10 the protection of piers and warehouses from fire. a. m., in Room 919, Municipal Building.

(1732-18-S) Present: The chairman, Messrs. Beatty, Boulton, De

It was moved that a public hearing be held on a proHart, Holland and Kearney, the fire chief, by Joseph J.

posed amendment to the rules affecting sprinkler equipMartin, deputy and acting chief; the fire commissioner, ment, the text of which was submitted by the chairman. by Charles C. Culkin, deputy commissioner; and the su

There being no objection, it was so ordered; and the perintendents of buildings for Manhattan, The Bronx,

proposed hearing was set for January 21, 1919. Brooklyn, Queens and Richmond.

Adjourned, 1:45 p. m. It was moved that the minutes of the regular meeting

WM. WIRT MILLS, Secretary. of December 17, 1918, as printed on page 1554, BULLETIN No. 52, Vol. 3, be approved as printed. There being no CHANGES IN BUILDING ZONE MAPS. objection, it was so ordered.

It was moved that the minutes of the special meeting Adopted ty the Board of Estimate and Apportionment of December 19, 1918, as printed on page 1570, BULLETIN

December 20, 1918. No. 52, Vol. 3, be approved as printed. There being no

(Cal. No. 15) objection, it was so ordered.

Resolved, by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment, PUBLIC HEARING.

that the resolution entitled. "A resolution regulating and (1709-18-S)

limiting the height and bulk of buildings hereafter erected The chairman announced a public hearing on proposed

and regulating and determining the area of yards, courts amendments to Plumbing Rules, advertised on page 1553

and other open spaces, and regulating and restricting the of the current issue of the BULLETIN of the Board of

location of trades and industries and the location of buildStandards and Appeals, No. 52, vol. 3, as well as in the is

ings designed for specified uses and establishing the bounsue of December 17, 1918.

daries of districts for the said purposes," adopted July 25, The following mentioned appeared in relation to this

1916, be and the same is hereby amended by changing Use

District Map, Section No. 9, so as to change from a matter, and were heard in regard thereto:

business to an unrestricted district the easterly side of Thomas E. O'Brien; Jerry Murphy; J. P. Blair; A. Davis; A. I. Prevost; A. E. Hansen; John R. Hopkin,

Hancock street between Pierce and Graham avenues,

Borough of Queens. and John Delehanty representing the Master Plumbers' Association.

FORMS FOR NOTICES TO PROPERTY OWNERS. Rudolph P. Miller, consulting engineer; Philip J. Sinnott, atttorney, representing various real estate corpora

If applicants, under the building zone resolution, desire tions; Albert L. Webster, consulting engineer; Charles

copies of Form 13A, for notices to property owners, such B. Meyers, architect; John H. Scheier, architect; J.

forms are not to be supplied by this office. Ricly Gordon, architect; James A. Crandall.

The applicant is entitled only to one copy of Form 13A, Alexander I. Rorke, representing the District Attorney, properly filled out.

If he desires additional copies for his own convenience was present at the request of the chairman. Motion adopting the proposed rules, as presented,

in notifying property owners, he can obtain such copies

from The O'Connell Press, 176 Park row, Manhattan, at amending the Plumbing Rules, was adopted by the following vote:

three cents each, postage to be added if the forms are to Affirmative--The chairman, Messrs. Beatty, Boulton, De

be supplied by mail. Hart, Holland and Kearney, Chief Martin, Deputy Commissioner Culkin and Superintendents Walsh, Reville,

BULLETIN MAILED TO SUBSCRIBERS ONLY. Kleinert and McDermott-12. Negative-Superintendent Notice is hereby given to all persons that the BULLITIN Moore--1.

of the Board of Standards and Appeals will be mailed The Rules, as amended, are printed on page 5 of this each week only to subscribers and to public officials enissue of THE BULLETIN.

titled to receive free copies. SPRINKLER SYSTEM.

The subscription price will be $2.50 a year, payable in

advance. (1724-18-S)

Single copies may be had at the office of the board for The chairman reported verbally as to the test made in five cents or will be mailed on request on receipt of seven the presence of the board on December 20, at Pier 40, cents.

RULES ADOPTED

RULES 91, 95, 98, 99, 111, 113, 114 AND 116 OF THE RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR PLUMBING

AND DRAINAGE, WATER SUPPLY, GAS PIPING AND VENTILATION OF BUILDINGS, AS AMENDED BY THE BOARD OF STANDARDS AND APPEALS DECEMBER 27, 1918; EFFECT. IVE JANUARY 16, 1919.

RUSOLVED, that rules 91, 95, 98, 99, 111, 113, 114 and 116 : the Rules and Regulations for Plumbing and Drainage, ** Sapply, Gas Piping and Ventilation of Buildings, adopted by the Superintendents of Buildings of the City of Sea York, effective April 23, 1912, be and they hereby are amended, effective January 16, 1919, to read as fol

2-1/2 inch branches on a 1% inch main branch.
4-2 inch branches on a 2 inch main branch.
7-1/2 inch branches on a 2 inch main branch
2-2 1 inch branches on a 2 inch main branch,

inch branches on a 2 inch main branch.

Traps.
Vent Pipes.

Rule 99. No form of trap will be permitted to be used

unless it has been approved by the Superintendent of Role 91. All traps, except approved anti-siphon traps Buildings or the Board of Standards and Appeals. vanected to main waste or soil lines or to the house drain No anti-siphon trap or deep-seal siphon-jet fixture shall branch piping not over seven (7) feet in length with a

be approved until it has successfully passed such test as lai not exceeding two (2) inches per foot, shall be pro

may be prescribed by the Board of Standards and Appeals. tected from siphonage and back-pressure by special lines vi vent pipes; provided that where approved deep-seal

Rule 111. Every plunge bath shall be provided with a szphon-jet water closet or slop sink fixtures are installed

trap at least four inches in diameter, the waste from *ith branch piping not over five (5) feet in length from

trap to bath to be reduced two diameters and this waste to future to main soil or waste line, the vent pipe may be

be controlled by a gate valve. Overflow pipes, if provided, mitted for such fixtures in buildings not over eight (8)

must be connected on inlet side of trap. Except where an spries in height, and where the main soil or waste line is approved anti-siphon trap is installed in the manner specie sade one inch larger in diameter than required by these fied in Rule 91, such trap must be ventilated by a separate rules, the vent pipe may also be omitted for such fixtures

vent line extended above the roof, of the same size as trap - baildings over eight (8) stories in height.

and water connection.

Rule 113. Every dental cuspidor must be separately Ruk $5. Except where "yoke type” ventilation is instailed vent connections for water-closets and slop sinks

trapped by a trap of at least one and one-half (14) must be made from the tranch soil or waste-pipe just

inches in diameter, which shall be vented except where below the trap of the fixture, and this branch vent pipe

an approved anti-siphon trap is installed in the manner

specified in Rule 91, and placed as close to the fixture as must be so connected as to prevent obstruction, and no waste pipe connected between it and the fixture. Earthen

possible. The connection between trap and cuspidor may

be three-quarters (14) of an inch in diameter. ware traps must have no vent horns.

Rule 114. No plumbing fixtures, except bar sinks, soda oke type" ventilation shall be taken to mean a cross

fountains or drinking fountains, shall be installed with ocction, by means of a horizontal branch soil or waste

an indirect waste connection to the plumbing and drainage pe between the main soil or waste line and the vent line,

system. The waste of every bar sink, soda fountain and and to which the connection between the branch pipe and

drinking fountain, if not directly connected, must disthe vent line is made at least six (6) inches above the

charge over a properly water-supplied, trapped sink, with of fixtures discharging into such branch pipe.

trap vented, unless an approved anti-siphon trap is installed Rak 98. When the plumbing fixtures installed in any

in the manner specified in Rule 91. The main waste lines berding are arranged in groups or batteries, "yoke type"

shall be two (2) inches in diameter, and the branches to sentilatie may be installed, provided that for batteries of

fixtures at least one and one-half (149) inches in diawater closets each fixture shall be set not more than two

meter. Drinking fountains must be trapped and the waste 12. feet distant from the horizontal branch soil pipe into

line extended through the roof. No vent connections need sbs it discharges, and for batteries of fixtures other

be provided thes wate: Closets each fixture shall be so located that Rule 116. Safe and refrigerator waste-pipes shall not be us trap will be not more than two (2) feet distant from trapped. They must discharge over a properly water-supthe borili atal branch waste line into which it discharges. plied, trapped sink, with trap vented unless an approved When the oridoary type of venting is installed and the anti-siphon trap is installed in the manner specified in Set of branch or tack vents from the traps of fixtures Rule 91, such sink to be publicly placed, and not more sectng to any main branch vent exceeds the number than 4 feet above the floor. In no case shall any refrigof size given in the following table, a 3-inch main branch erator or safe waste-pipe discharge over a sink located in ves must be provided for the additional vent connec- a room used for living purposes.

John P. LEO, Chairmon. 6

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO RULES

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Stand- Isprinklers] heads "staggered spaced", so that h ards and Appeals that a PUBLIC HEARING will be

one line will be opposite a point hali Way

(sprinklers) heads on adjacent lines [, and) held on Tuesday, January 21, 1919, at 10 a. m., in Room

(a) For Standard one-hulf (ii) ini h heuds the 919, Municipal Building on the following matter:

between lines of sprinklers shall not exceed in (Note that matter to be omitted is placed in brackets right angles to the joints or] Bin (10) feet (para (01) and that new matter is in italics.)

the joints,) and the distans e beta'een heads on

shall not exceed eight (8) feet, the end heads 111 CAL. NO. 1732-18-S.

lines being spored not more than tick) (2) teet 1! Proposed Amendment to Rules for Fire Extinguishing by the administrative otteetal harang jurisdictions t

or partition (;). (except that p] Permission may Appliances (Sprinkler Systems).

but one line of sprinklers in cushi buy thu

project halua thi undi't side of joists and d RESOLVED, that Rules 2, 9, 13, 14, 15, 17, 26, 27 and 33 ceiling into bays ton (10) to cliron and one-hd. : of the Rules for Fire Extinguishing Appliances, adopted feet wide from center to center of the timber by the Board of Standards and Appeals, May 24, 1917,

support the joints, 1 girders, and the heads shia

spaced on euch line so that tria area intered By effective June 27, 1917, as amended May 2, 1918, be and

head does not erreid signs ideas siuni firi they hereby are amended to read as follows:

cases where such bays are Overigen und Rule 2. Classification of Sprinkler Systems. For the

(112) feet wide, two or more lines of sprinkler purpose of these rules, sprinkler systems shall be classi

installed in each bay as required by the rules for

Where girdir's (beams are tlush with the) and ! (a) Automatic Wet Pipe Systems, in which all pipes

are flush at the bottom l-prinklers hauds shall 1

according to the general rule. and sprinkler heads are at all times filled with water;

[Permission may be given to space the sprinkler (b) Automatic Dry Pipe Systems, in which the pipes

together on a line, but in no case shall the area Croa and sprinkler heads are filled with (compressed] air,

a single sprinkler exceed 20 square feet.]
cither compressed or under atmospheric pressure, and the
water supply is operated by a Dry Pipe Valve actuated

(b) For Conran (1) inch heads the either by the release of compressed air in the pipes or by

between line's shall not exceed fa'enty (201) frit the operation of an approved automatic fire alarm system;

distance between heads on each line shall notori and

toen (10) feet, the and heads on alternate banda

spaced not more than four (4) feet from wall (c) Non-Automatic Systems, in which all pipes and

tion. Il'heve girders project hela the under sprinkler heads are maintained dry with a fire department connection for water supply.

joists and divide the ceiling into lai's me

tëventy (20) feet in uidih, measured from conter Rule 9. Sprinkler Discharge. For the purpose of com- ter of girders, line shall be placed puting the capacity of water supplies, standard one-half center of each bay. bu bay's criciding tainty 12" (12) inch sprinkler heads shall be assumed to have an width at least two (2) lines shall be installed average discharge of twenty (20) gallons per minute bay and in no case shall the distallir beturen

and the discharge of larger heads shall be computed lines exceed tu'enty (20) feet. proportionately in the ratio of their areas.

(c) For Conran one and one-quarter (1!!) in Rule 13. Sprinkler Spacing. [One-half (11) inch s] the distance betadeon lines shall not exceed to Sprinkller heads and lines shall be spaced as herein pro- (25) feet and the distance between heads on vided :

shall not exceed tuinly (20) feet, the end heads Mill Construction. Under mill ceiling (smooth solid nate lines being spacid not more than fier (5) f plank and timber construction, 5 to 12 foot bays) one line wall or partition. II here girders project below in of sprinklers shall be placed in the center of each bay and side of joists and divide the ceiling into bays the distance between [the sprinklers] heads on each line

ceeding twenty-five (25) feel in uidth, measur. shall not exceed the following:

center to center of girders, one line shall be place (a) For Standard one-half (72) inch heads

center of each bay. In bays exceeding twenty-t

feet in width at least trin (2) line's shall be ins 8 feet in 12 foot bays;

each bay, and in 110 case shall the distance beta 9 feet in 11 foot bays;

jacent lines exceed twenty-five (25) feet.
10 feet in 10 foot bays;
11 feet in 9 foot bays;

Smooth Finish, Sheathed or Plastered Ceilings. 12 feet in 5 to 8 foot bays.

smooth finish, sheathed or plastered ceilings, in (b) For Conran one (1) inch heads

(6) (to 12] feet wide and over (measuremen 20 feet in 5 to 12 foot bays.

taken from center to center of timber, girder

projection or support forming the bay), sprinkle (c) For Conran one and one-quarter (174) inch heads

and lines shall be spaced as follows: 25 feet in 5 to 12 foot bays.

(a) For standard one-half (12) inch heads-Measurements shall be taken from center to center of timbers.

[O] One line of sprinklers shall be placed in th

of each bay for bays not exceeding twelze (12) Ceilings of modified mill construction having bays less

width, and the distance between the sprinklers! than three (3) feet wide shall be treated as open joist

each line shall not exceed the following: construction and sprinkler heads and lines spaced accord

8 feet in 12 foot bays ;
ingly.

9 feet in 11 foot bays;
Bay tinibers spaced three (3) feet or more on centers, 10 feet in 6 to 10 foot tays.
but less than five (5) feet on centers, will require special

Bays in excess of twelve (12) feet in width ruling by the administrative official having jurisdiction.

than twenty-three (23) feet in width, shall co Joisted Construction. Under open finish joisted con- least two (2) lines of sprinklers; bays twenty-thi struction, ceilings, floors, decks and roofs, the sprinkler feet in width or over shall have the lines the lines shall be run at right angles to the joists and the over ten (10) feet apart. In bays in excess of twe

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