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J404.3.2 Substantial Structural Damage
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Buildings that have sustained substantial structural damage shall comply with this section.
An engineering evaluation and analysis that establishes the structural adequacy of the damaged building shall be prepared by a registered design professional and submitted to the code official. The evaluation and analysis may assume that all damaged structural elements and systems have their original strength and stiffness.
The evaluation and analysis shall demonstrate that the building, once repaired, complies with the applicable wind and seismic provisions of this code.