ewininger90

New beautiful brick stairs - But is it code compliant? See picture.

ewininger90
4 years ago

Had mason install new outdoor stairs NJ and paid. One month later, different contractor came (door installer) and told me stairs don't look to be code compliant - treads too short. I measured and found 7 5/8-inch risers and 9 inch treads. The tread depth was measured
horizontally between the vertical planes of the foremost projection of adjacent treads and at a right angle to the tread's
leading edge. The riser was measured vertically
between leading edges of the adjacent treads.

Can I sell my house with these stairs? (I know I need to add railings) Or are they a code violation and must be torn down? Any recourse from the builder?

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