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Old 01-07-2011, 05:48 PM   #1
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MA Stair Landing Requirements???


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I have a straight stairway to my basement with a door that swings away from the stairs. I believe that for this condition there is NO requirement to have a landing at the top of the stairs. Am I correct??
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From the outside ?
Going down or up the stairs ?

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The stairs and access doorway are from the interior.
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As you go thru a door you generally need a 3' landing on the other side
Is this pre-existing ?
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The door and stairs currently exist with NO landing. My impression was that a landing was NOT required if the door opened away from the stairs.
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