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Opinion: Stairway risers

Inquiry: 

96-18

Subject: 

Stairway risers

Code:

CABO/ANSI A117.1 - 1992 Section 4.9.3

Submitted By:

III A.D. Architecture

Approved By:

Thomas R. Joachim, State Building Official

Issue Date: 

October 14, 1996 

Question:  

According to Section 4.9.3 are all stairs required to either have nosings or sloped risers?

Answer:

No. However, if nosings are provided, both they and the risers must comply as described.

Approved by Building Codes and Standards Access Committee September 26, 1996.

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