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2322.4.1
Plywood, if protected with stucco, may serve for both sheathing and exterior cladding provided:
  1. The panel thickness shall be not less than 19/32 inch (15 mm) and Texture 1-11 panels, and the supporting studs shall be spaced not more than 16-inches (406 mm) on center.
  2. All joints shall be backed solidly with 2-inch (51 mm) nominal blocking or studs or the joints shall be lapped horizontally or otherwise watertight.
  3. Nailing shall be as set forth in Section 2322.3, Item 2.
2322.4.2
Where storm sheathing is provided in accordance with Section 2322.3, exterior cladding may be one of the following:
  1. Wood siding shall be installed according to its product approval.
  2. Wood shingles or shakes attached to the storm sheathing, and/or to nailing boards or shingle backer securely attached to the storm sheathing. The minimum thickness of wood shingles or shakes between nailing boards shall be 3/8 inch (9.5 mm).
  3. Hardboard of siding quality for exterior use shall be applied in accordance with the product approval.

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