Means of Egress Exception 2

A floor at all exterior doors, other than the required egress door, should not be more than 7-3/4 inches lower than the top of the threshold. In this illustration, you can see an exception to the rule for a landing at an exterior door. If a stairway with, at most, two risers is at the exterior side of a door (other than the required egress door), a landing on the outside is not required, provided the door does not swing over the stairway. The screen or storm door is allowed to swing over the stairway.
A floor at all exterior doors, other than the required egress door, should not be more than 7-3/4 inches lower than the top of the threshold. In this illustration, you can see an exception to the rule for a landing at an exterior door. If a stairway with, at most, two risers is at the exterior side of a door (other than the required egress door), a landing on the outside is not required, provided the door does not swing over the stairway. The screen or storm door is allowed to swing over the stairway.

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