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The structure of a roof that supports solar photovoltaic panels or modules shall be designed to accommodate the full solar photovoltaic panels or modules and ballast dead load, including concentrated loads from support frames in combination with the loads from Section 1607.14.4.1 and other applicable loads. Where applicable, snow drift loads created by the photovoltaic panels or modules shall be included.

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