4.6 Seismic Requirements for Leased Buildings
New buildings or the construction of an addition to an existing building shall conform to the IBC. For information see the latest edition of GSA’s RLP.
Existing buildings shall meet the seismic requirements of the Standards of Seismic Safety for Existing Federally Owned or Leased Building and Commentary, ICSSC RP 8. For information, please see the documents below.
ICSSC RP 8 can be downloaded as a PDF.
|File Description||Version||Type||File Size|
|Seismic Lease Acquisition Circular LAC-2012-04 memo which issues Leasing Desk Guide Appendix G - Seismic Safety in Leasing (3 pages)||09/2012||820k|
|Leasing Desk Guide Appendix G (including Attachments 1 - 3)||09/2012||11625k|
|Attachment 1 - RLP Seismic Paragraphs||09/2012||2512k|
|Attachment 2 - Offer Forms||09/2012||3611k|
|Attachment 3 - Lease Seismic Paragraphs||09/2012||1652k|
|Detailed PDF MAP - Seismic Leasing Requirements for Federally Leased Buildings Complying with RP8 Conterminous United States||09/2012||1340k|
|Standards of Seismic Safety for Existing Federally Owned and Leased Buildings
ICSSC Recommended Practice 8 (RP 8)