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WINDOW WELL

Basement bedrooms must have an egress window and window well that meets the City of Lincolnís building code requirements.

 
  • Windows should not be more than 44 inches above the floor and should have a minimum clear opening of 5.7 square feet.
  • Window wells with a depth greater than 44 inches below ground level must have a permanently installed ladder or steps.
  • If a bed is found in a basement room without an egress window the tenant will be required to take the bed apart and set the mattress up against the wall.
  • Click here for more information about egress windows
     
Egress Window    
     
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