Occupant Load Calculations

One of the most common calls for service is the Occupancy Load (Capacity) calculation of business use. There are several variables involved in making this determination - too many to list here. However, the chart below may be able to give some general idea of space requirements based on the use of the building by occupancy type.
Generally, occupant loads are provided on the Certificate of Occupancy provided by the Building Department. Additionally, you may find a calculation provided by a professional architect. If you need help regarding the capacity of a facility, do not hesitate to reach out for assistance.