International Existing Building Code Section 1501.6.1 is hereby amended to read as follows:
1501.6.1 Walkways. A walkway shall be provided for pedestrian travel in front of every construction and demolition site unless the applicable governing authority authorizes the sidewalk to be fenced or closed. A walkway shall be provided for pedestrian travel that leads from a building entrance or exit of an occupied structure to a public way. Walkways shall be of sufficient width to accommodate the pedestrian traffic, but shall be not less than 4 feet (1,219 mm) in width. Walkways shall be provided with a durable walking surface and shall be accessible in accordance with Chapter 11 of the International Building Code. Walkways shall be designed to support all imposed loads and the design live load shall be not less than 150 pounds per square foot (psf) (7.2 kN/m2). Where a sidewalk or walkway passes into or through, or adjacent to, an area under construction or demolition, the building official is authorized to require protection as indicated in this chapter and Table 3306.1.
(Ord. 6531 § 7, 2020.)