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The Code requires a minimum ceiling height of 7’-0” for habitable spaces, unless 1) it’s a slopped ceiling, 2) basement remodel, 3) bathroom or shower. (See ICC R304.1) Slopped ceilings shall have at least 50% with at least 7’ and slope down to no more than 5’. Basements can have 6’-8” ceilings in non-habitable spaces. Not more than 75% of a sloped ...

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