UL 2600
Standard for Relocatable Structures

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Edition Number:3SCC Approved:2018-09-24
Edition Date:2019-11-08DOD Approved: --
Price Code:AANSI Approved: --
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 This standard provides the requirements for relocatable buildings.

    Note: See Section 4 Glossary, Annex C and Section D3.

    1.2 This Standard applies to relocatable buildings where the major occupancy, as defined in the National Building Code of Canada, is:

    a) Group A, Division 2;

    b) Group C, except that the standard does not apply to buildings containing dwelling units;

    c) Group D, or d) Group F, Division 3.

    d) Group F, Division 3.

    Note: See Annex C.

    1.3 This Standard applies to relocatable buildings without a basement or heated crawl space where the building area does not exceed the maximums specified in Table 1.1.

    Note: Buildings that exceed the building heights and building areas specified in 1.2 must comply with the building codes and regulations that apply at the building location.

    Table 1.1 - Maximum Building Area

    Maximum Building Area, m2

    Sleeping Accommodation

    Sprinklered

    Not Sprinklered

    Sprinklered

    Not Sprinklered

    No

    2,400

    1,200

    1200

    600

    Yes

    1,200

    600

    600

    300

    1.4 Buildings constructed in accordance with this standard are permitted to be of combustible construction or noncombustible construction, used singly or in combination.

    1.5 This standard provides requirements that address:

    a) construction of the building modules including

    i) structural design

    ii) ceiling heights

    iii) accessibility

    iv) stairs, handrails and guards

    v) means of egress;

    vi) fire protection in and between buildings

    vii) electrical

    viii) heating and ventilation;

    ix) plumbing;

    x) building envelope

    xi) energy efficiency; and

    b) site considerations including

    i) site preparation

    ii) egress routes

    iii) spatial separation;

    iv) fire fighting; and

    Note: See Annex C.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
    • UL Preface
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Units of Measurement
          • 3 Reference Publications
          • 4 Glossary
        • APPLICATION
          • 5 General
            • 5.1 Responsibility for compliance
            • 5.2 Application
            • 5.3 Categories
            • 5.4 Temporary facilities
            • 5.5 Combined activities
        • STRUCTURAL REQUIREMENTS
          • 6 General
            • 6.1 Structural design
            • 6.2 Foundations
            • 6.3 Crawl spaces
          • 7 Design Loads
            • 7.1 Snow loads
            • 7.2 Wind loads
            • 7.3 Floor loads
          • 8 Stability
            • 8.1 Design
            • 8.2 Tie-down devices
        • HEIGHT AND AREAS
          • 9 Size Requirements
            • 9.1 Heights
        • FIRE SAFETY
          • 10 Fire-Resistance Rating and Fire Separations
            • 10.1 Exterior wall requirements
            • 10.2 Fire separations
          • 11 Service Spaces
            • 11.1 Service room
          • 12 Flame-Spread Rating
            • 12.1 Flame-spread rating
          • 13 Doors
            • 13.1 Service room doors
            • 13.2 Exit door hardware
          • 14 Exits
            • 14.1 Number of exits and travel distance
            • 14.2 Steps and landings
            • 14.3 Travel distance
          • 15 Fire Suppression
            • 15.1 Hose stations
            • 15.2 Sprinkler system
            • 15.3 Portable extinguishers
          • 16 Electrical
            • 16.1 General
            • 16.2 Specific electrical requirements
          • 17 Fire Prevention and Fire Inspection
        • HEALTH REQUIREMENTS
          • 18 Heating and Ventilation
            • 18.1 Design
            • 18.2 Insulation
            • 18.3 Ventilation
            • 18.4 Circulation
            • 18.5 Forced air system
            • 18.6 Ducts
            • 18.7 Vapour barrier
            • 18.8 Screens
          • 19 Plumbing Facilities
            • 19.1 General
            • 19.2 Number of fixtures
            • 19.3 Raised floors
            • 19.4 Heat tape
            • 19.5 Sewage disposal
        • GENERAL SAFETY
          • 20 Spatial Separation
            • 20.1 Spatial separation
            • 20.2 Walkways
            • 20.3 Building cluster
            • 20.4 Proximity to vegetation
          • 21 Skirting
            • 21.1 Skirting
          • 22 Fire Alarms
            • 22.1 Fire alarm systems
            • 22.2 Manual stations
            • 22.3 Heat detectors
            • 22.4 Smoke detectors
            • 22.5 Smoke alarms
            • 22.6 Carbon monoxide alarms
          • 23 Kitchen Ventilation
            • 23.1 Cooking equipment ventilation system
            • 23.2 Kitchen hoods, canopies and exposed exhaust ducts
          • 24 Lighting
            • 24.1 Emergency Lighting
            • 24.2 Exit Signs
          • 25 Barrier-Free Design
        • IDENTIFICATION
          • 26 Labelling
            • 26.1 Relocatable Module Nameplate (New Construction)
            • 26.2 Relocatable Module Nameplate (Modified Construction)
            • 26.3 Specification Sheet