Sec. 6-20.  Finished Walls.

 

1.         Sheetrock/paneling shall not be installed over existing wall/ceiling surfaces unless approved by the code official.

 

2.         Uninhabitable basements shall not have non-structural partition walls.  Basements without code compliant stairways, minimum ceiling heights and at least one egress window shall be considered to be uninhabitable.

 

Source: Ord. No. 3055, 3, 2-16-82; Ord. No. 4702, 3, 10-20-03; Ord. No. 4972, 1, 9-17-07; Ord. No. 5501, 3, 11-6-17; Ord. No. 5563, 4, 8-20-18;