Subsection [F] 903.3.1.2.3 of the International Building Code is hereby amended to read as follows.
[F] 903.3.1.2.3 Attics. Attic protection shall be provided as follows:
1. Attics that are used or intended for living purposes or storage shall be protected by an automatic sprinkler system.
2. Where fuel-fired equipment is installed in an unsprinklered attic, not fewer than one quick-response intermediate temperature sprinkler shall be installed above the equipment.
3. Where located in a building of Type III, Type IV or Type V construction, regardless of height, attics shall comply with one of the following:
a) Provide automatic sprinkler system protection.
b) Construct the attic using noncombustible materials.
c) Construct the attic using fire-retardant-treated wood complying with Section 2303.2 of the International Building Code.
d) Fill the attic with noncombustible insulation.