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R602.10.1.3 Spacing of Braced Wall Lines
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|APPLICATION||CONDITION||BUILDING TYPE||BRACED WALL LINE SPACING CRITERIA|
|Maximum Spacing||Exception to Maximum Spacing|
|Wind bracing||Ultimate design wind speed 100 mph to < 140 mph||Detached, townhouse||60 feet||None|
|Seismic bracing||SDC A — C||Detached||Use wind bracing|
|SDC A — B||Townhouse||Use wind bracing|
|SDC C||Townhouse||35 feet||Up to 50 feet when length of required bracing per Table R602.10.3(3) is adjusted in accordance with Table R602.10.3(4).|
|SDC D0, D1, D2||Detached, townhouses, one- and two-story only||25 feet||Up to 35 feet to allow for a single room not to exceed 900 square feet. Spacing of all other braced wall lines shall not exceed 25 feet.|
|SDC D0, D1, D2||Detached, townhouse||25 feet||Up to 35 feet when length of required bracing per Table R602.10.3(3) is adjusted in accordance with Table R602.10.3(4).|
For SI: 1 foot = 304.8 mm, 1 square foot = 0.0929 m2, 1 mile per hour = 0.447 m/s.
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