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Chapter 11B, Division 8 (Special Rooms, Spaces, and Elements)

2013 CBC Revisions:
Intervening Code Cycle


Chapter 11B, Division 8 (Special Rooms, Spaces, and Elements) 

Kitchens, Kitchenettes, and Wet Bars

11B-804 Kitchens, and kitchenettes, and wet bars.

11B-804.1 General. Kitchens, and kitchenettes, and wet bars shall comply with Section 11B-804.

Aligned technical requirements with scoping requirements at Section 11B-212.2.

Bus Boarding and Alighting Areas

11B-810.2.3 Connection. Bus stop boarding and alighting areas shall be connected to streets, sidewalks, or pedestrian paths by an accessible route complying with Section 11B-402. Newly constructed bus stop pads shall provide a square curb transition between the pad and roadway elevations boarding and alighting areas shall provide a detectable transition between the boarding/alighting area and the roadway; the detectable transition shall consist of a curb with the face sloped at 35 degrees maximum from vertical or detectable warnings complying with Section 11B-705.2 Sections 11B-705.1.1 and 11B-705.1.2.4.

Aligned language regarding curb design with CalTrans Standard Details. Also, “bus stop pads” revised to “bus stop boarding and alighting areas” for consistency.