Building Laws of Nashville, Tennessee: Handbook for Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Builders, Plumbers, and All who are Engaged in the Erection of Buildings

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McQuiddy Printing Company, 1909 - Building laws - 234 pages
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Page 164 - The roof of every house shall be kept in good repair, and so as not to leak; and all rain water shall be so drained or conveyed therefrom in such manner as will prevent its dripping on the ground or causing dampness in the walls, yard or area.
Page 142 - ordinance shall be deemed a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, the owner or occupant of said structure shall be fined not less' than ten dollars and not more than one hundred dollars. Each
Page 36 - person or corporation who shall violate any of the provisions of this ordinance for which a penalty is not herein otherwise provided, and any occupant or owner of premises where electric wiring or apparatus is used, or to be used, who shall refuse to allow or
Page 119 - and shall be connected with each floor above the first, well fastened and secured and of sufficient strength; each of which fire escapes shall have landings or balconies, guarded by iron railings not less than three feet in height, and embracing one or more windows at each story, and
Page 164 - Every habitable room (except rooms in the attic) shall be in every part not less than eight (8) feet in height from floor to ceiling, and shall have at least one (1) window of not less than twelve (12) square feet in area, opening directly upon the street or yard.
Page 108 - cornices shall be well secured to walls by brackets, and in all cases the walls shall be carried up to the planking of the roof behind the cornice; and where the cornice projects above the roof, the walls behind shall be carried up to the top of the
Page 120 - such location, and such plan and style as shall be specified in such written order. Within twenty days after the service of such order the number of fire escapes required in such order for such establishment shall be provided therefor, each of which shall be of the plan and style in accordance with
Page 78 - days after the service of said notice upon him, he shall be subject to a fine of not less than one dollar and not more than fifty dollars, and each day's continuance of such violation shall constitute a separate offense.
Page 136 - and separate places of exit and entrance shall be provided for each gallery above the first. One exit, when.—A common place of exit and entrance may serve for the main floor of the auditorium and the first gallery, Provided, Its
Page 120 - as are mentioned in this section, the halls and stairways shall be properly lighted at night; and at the head and foot of each flight of stairs and at the intersection of all hallways with the main corridors shall be kept during the night a red light;

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