1. Except as specifically provided in this chapter, the following statewide codes
are exempt from this chapter:
a. The Standards for Electrical Wiring and Equipment, as contained in North Dakota
Administrative Code article 24-02.
b. The State Plumbing Code, as contained in North Dakota Administrative Code article
c. The State Fire Code, as contained in the rules of the state fire marshal as provided
in section 18-01-04.
2. The following buildings are exempt from this chapter:
a. Buildings which are neither heated nor cooled.
b. Buildings used whose peak design rate of energy usage is less than one watt per
square foot [929.0304 square centimeters] or three and four-tenths British thermal
units an hour per square foot [929.0304 square centimeters] of floor area.
c. Restored or reconstructed buildings deliberately preserved beyond their normal
term of use because of historical associations, architectural interests, or public
policy, or buildings otherwise qualified as a pioneer building, historical site, state
monument, or other similar designation pursuant to state or local law.
3. Any building used for agricultural purposes, unless a place of human habitation
or for use by the public, is exempt from this chapter.
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