Was there ever a time such as the 1950's when a dwelling stair was allowed to be less than 36 inches?
Back then it was the Building Exit Code 1949 and 1951 edition. Does NFPA has copies to view?
Well my question would be, did anyone do inspections of the house back then??
Or if you are looking at an existing house, and not doing anything to it, than it met code when built
Or, if you are remodeling, maybe historic?
one other thing is, that if in a city that did have a building code back then, they are suppose to have a copy of the code on file
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