Dixie State University

Maximum Floor Area Allowance Per Occupant


Function of Space

Occupant Load Factor*

Accessory storage areas, mechanical equipment room

300 gross

Agricultural building

300 gross

Aircraft hangars

500 gross

Assembly
– Gaming floors (keno, slots, etc.)
– Exhibit gallery and museum


11 gross
30 net

Assembly with fixed seats

See Section 1004.4

Assembly without fixed seats
– Concentrated (chairs only- not fixed)
– Standing space
– Unconcentrated (tables and chairs)


7 net
5 net
15 net

Bowling centers, allow 5 persons for each lane including 15 feet of runway, and for additional areas

7 net

Business areas

100 gross

Courtrooms – other than fixed seating areas

40 net

Day care

35 net

Dormitories

50 gross

Educational
– Classroom area
– Shops and other vocational room areas


20 net
50 net

Exercise rooms

50 gross

Group H-5 Fabrication and manufacturing areas

200 gross

Industrial areas

100 gross

Institutional areas
– Inpatient treatment areas
– Outpatient areas
– Sleeping areas


240 gross
100 gross
120 gross

Kitchens, commercial

200 gross

Library
– Reading rooms
– Stack area


50 net
100 gross

Locker rooms

50 gross

Mall buildings- covered and open

See Section 402.8.2 of the International Building Code

Mercantile
– Areas on other floors
– Basement and grade floor areas
– Storage, stock, shipping areas


60 gross
30 gross
300 gross

Parking garages

200 gross

Residential

200 gross

Skating rinks, swimming pools
– Rink and pool
– Decks


50 gross
15 gross

Stages and platforms

15 net

Warehouses

500 gross

Contact

Sherry J. Ruesch

Executive Director of Facilities Management

Email: ruesch@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-652-7562

Facilities Office

Phone: 435-652-7550

Fax: 435-656-4088

Office: 225 S. 700 E. Bldg. 715
St. George, UT 84770