Size 12 Inch x 16 Inch
Sign has mounting holes in each corner
Sign Thickness 0.5 MM
Sign letters color: Black
Sign background color: White
Sign material: Aluminium
Sign Type: Wall Mounted
HPD Required sign: NO (See Law and regulations)
DOB NYC Required sign: YES (See Law and regulations)
Fire Department required sign: YES (See Law and regulations)
REQUIRED SIGNS for RESTAURANTS & BARS - N/A (See law and regulations)
DOT Required Sign: NO (See Law and regulations)
DSNY Required Sign: NO (See Law and regulations)
Sign Group: Property Management Signs, DOB Signs, Fire Department Signs, Door Signs, Room Identification Signs, Safety Signs, White Background Signs
This is an aluminum “MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY_PERSONS” sign with WHITE BACKGROUND,BLACK LETTERS,size 12x16 & 4 pre-drill holes for heavy duty installation.In NYC post sign to inform tenants/owner/customers/officers of maximum occupancy & designated facility
Maximum Occupancy Signs: Occupancy signs inform of architect calculations by load or fire department instructions in case of fire and the time it takes to leave the premises in a safe manner. The load used refers to the number of people permitted in a building at one time It takes into account the building's floor space and function. Signs regarding occupancy loads and occupancy maximums must be posted in easily noticeable conspicuous locations. Occupancy signs are sometimes called maximum occupancy signs. Information concerning the maximum number of people allowed in a facility must be publicly available and displayed properly.
Where are maximum occupancy signs required?
Signs shall be posted and installed in conspicuous locations within the room, adjacent to the main entrance, so as not to be obstructed by any items. The sign shall be posted not more than 60 inches nor less than 48 inches above the floor.
How do you determine building occupancy? To estimate the occupancy of a space, divide the square footage of the room by the square footage required per person. This square footage per person varies significantly depending on the type of building, and can be found in Section 1004 of the International Fire Code
Does maximum occupancy include employees? When a business (usually restaurant) has a "maximum occupancy" sign, does that include employees? The idea of the sign for maximum occupancy is that there is a limit to the total number of people that can safely be in the room, given the layout, particularly exits from the room/building.
What is a building code occupancy? Building occupancy classifications refer to categorizing structures based on their usage and are primarily used for building and fire code enforcement. They are usually defined by model building codes, and vary, somewhat, among them. Often, many of them are subdivide
1) Maximum Occupancy based on floor capacity weight
2) Maximum occupancy based on fire safety Protocol ( Number of exits, etc)
Terms You Should Know related to the maximum occupancy signage:
Occupancy load- Occupancy load refers to the number of people allowed in a building at one time based on the building’s floor space and function
Maximum occupancy- Maximum occupancy refers to the maximum number of people permitted in a room measured per foot for each width of the exit door. The maximum is 50 per foot of exit.
Assembly Occupancy- According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), an assembly occupancy refers to “an occupancy (1) used for a gathering of 50 or more persons (2) used as a special amusement building
What Are Maximum Occupancy Load Signs? An occupancy load must be posted on signs, which are sometimes called maximum occupancy load signs, so that this information is publicly available.
Is the sign clear and legible? Signs should be clear and strong contrast between background and lettering.
Is the occupancy sign placed in a suitable location? Every room or space that is an assembly occupancy shall have the occupant load of the room or space posted in a conspicuous place, near the main exit or exit access doorway from the room or space and next to entrance.
In summary, the occupancy must be posted in many buildings on signs that are clearly visible and legible.
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For more information about what is required, see the laws that are referenced and the rules applicable to your city and state. This page is for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice or as a statement of law. You may wish to consult with an attorney.
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This is an aluminum MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY_PERSONS” SIGN with holes for HEAVY DUTY installation. In NYC use/post sign to inform tenants/owners/guests/officers of maximum number of people on occupancy in facility and dwelling with proper HPD designation and aluminum signs