Section 2122 High-Velocity Hurricane Zones— Reinforced Unit Masonry
The provisions of TMS 402/ACI 530/ASCE 5 and TMS 602/ACI 530.1/ASCE 6 are hereby adopted as a minimum for the design and construction of reinforced unit masonry. In addition to TMS 402/ACI 530/ASCE 5 and TMS 602/ACI 530.1/ASCE 6, reinforced unit masonry structures shall comply with Sections 2122.2 through 2122.10.
Exception: Unless otherwise specified by the designing architect or engineer, where plan review and inspections are performed by a local building department in accordance with Sections 107 and 110, the provisions of TMS 402/ACI 530/ASCE 5/TMS 402, Chapter 3, Section 3.1 and TMS 602/ACI 530.1/ASCE 6/ Sections 1.5 and 1.6 shall not apply.
Grout keys shall be formed between grout pours. Grout keys shall be formed between grout lifts when the first lift is permitted to set prior to placement of the subsequent lift.