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8.20.090 Lighting Public Halls in the Daytime.

In every multiple dwelling where the public halls and stairs are not sufficiently lighted to permit a person with normal vision to read 10‑point type in every part thereof without the aid of artificial light, the owner or person in charge of such building shall keep a light, producing at least 2 foot candle illumination burning in the hallway upon each floor and lighting every part thereof as may be necessary from sunrise to sunset.