Primary Circulation Area
Minimum path on a floor for access to egress stairs, elevator lobbies, toilet rooms, refuge areas, building lobbies and entrances. (ASTM Derived from Primary Circulation Area)
DISCUSSION?Minimum path is defined by a width that is normal for the building. If unable to define what is normal for the building then use what is customary in the market place. Actual fit-out may vary from the Primary Circulation Area. Bridges and tunnels that do not meet this definition but that cannot be readily used for other purposes are considered part of primary circulation. Access to tenant telephone closets is not included in primary circulation area.
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