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International Residential Code 2015 (IRC 2015)

Part I ‒ Administrative

Chapter 1 Scope and Administration

Part II ‒ Definitions

Chapter 2 Definitions

Part III ‒ Building Planning and Construction

Chapter 3 Building Planning

Chapter 4 Foundations

Chapter 5 Floors

Chapter 6 Wall Construction

Chapter 7 Wall Covering

Chapter 8 Roof-Ceiling Construction

Chapter 9 Roof Assemblies

Chapter 10 Chimneys and Fireplaces

Part IV ‒ Energy Conservation

Chapter 11 [RE] Energy Efficiency

Part V ‒ Mechanical

Chapter 12 Mechanical Administration

Chapter 13 General Mechanical System Requirements

Chapter 14 Heating and Cooling Equipment and Appliances

Chapter 15 Exhaust Systems

Chapter 16 Duct Systems

Chapter 17 Combustion Air

Chapter 18 Chimneys and Vents

Chapter 19 Special Appliances, Equipment and Systems

Chapter 20 Boilers and Water Heaters

Chapter 21 Hydronic Piping

Chapter 22 Special Fuel oil Piping and Storage Systems

Chapter 23 Solar Thermal Energy Systems

Part VI ‒ Fuel Gas

Chapter 24 Fuel Gas

Part VII ‒ Plumbing

Chapter 25 Plumbing Administration

Chapter 26 General Plumbing Requirements

Chapter 27 Plumbing Fixtures

Chapter 28 Water Heaters

Chapter 29 Water Supply and Distribution

Chapter 30 Sanitary Drainage

Chapter 31 Vents

Chapter 32 Traps

Chapter 33 Storm Drainage

Part VIII ‒ Electrical

Chapter 34 General Requirements

Chapter 34 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Chapter 35 Electrical Definitions

Chapter 35 ELECTRICAL DEFINITIONS

Chapter 36 Services

Chapter 36 SERVICES

Chapter 37 Branch Circuit and Feeder Requirements

Chapter 37 BRANCH CIRCUIT AND FEEDER REQUIREMENTS

Chapter 38 Wiring Methods

Chapter 38 WIRING METHODS

Chapter 39 Power and Lighting Distribution

Chapter 39 POWER AND LIGHTING DISTRIBUTION

Chapter 40 Devices and Luminaires

Chapter 40 DEVICES AND LUMINAIRES

Chapter 41 Appliance Installation

Chapter 41 APPLIANCE INSTALLATION

Chapter 42 Swimming Pools

Chapter 42 SWIMMING POOLS

Chapter 43 Class 2 Remote-Control, Signaling and Power-Limited Circuits

Chapter 43 CLASS 2 REMOTE-CONTROL, SIGNALING AND POWER-LIMITED CIRCUITS

Part IX ‒ Referenced Standards

Chapter 44 Referenced Standards

Chapter 45 HIGH WIND ZONES

Chapter 46 COASTAL AND FLOOD PLAIN CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS

Appendix A Sizing and Capacities of Gas Piping

Appendix B Sizing of Venting Systems Serving Appliances Equipped With Draft Hoods, Category I Appliances, and Appliances Listed for Use With Type B Vents

Appendix C Exit Terminals of Mechanical Draft and Direct-Vent Venting Systems

Appendix D Recommended Procedure for Safety Inspection of an Existing Appliance Installation

Appendix E Manufactured Housing Used as Dwellings

Appendix E (E-1 THROUGH E-4)
RESIDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ENERGY CONSERVATION

Appendix F Radon Control Methods

Appendix G Piping Standards for Various Applications

Appendix H Patio Covers

Appendix I Private Sewage Disposal

Appendix J Existing Buildings and Structures

Appendix J EXISTING BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES

Appendix K Sound Transmission

Appendix L Permit Fees

Appendix M HOME DAY CARE—R-3 OCCUPANCY

Appendix M WOOD DECKS

Appendix N Venting Methods

Appendix O Automatic Vehicular Gates

Appendix O FOAM PLASTIC DIAGRAMS

Appendix P Sizing of Water Piping System

Appendix Q Reserved

Appendix Q DISCONTINUOUS FOOTINGS

Appendix R Light Straw-Clay Construction

Appendix S Strawbale Construction

Appendix T Recommended Procedure for Worst-Case Testing of Atmospheric Venting Systems Under N1102.4 or N1105 Conditions ≤ 5ACH50

Appendix U SOLAR-READY PROVISIONS—DETACHED ONE- AND TWO-FAMILY DWELLINGS, MULTIPLE SINGLE- FAMILY DWELLINGS (TOWNHOUSES)

Appendix V SWIMMING POOLS, SPAS AND HOT TUBS

Appendix W BASIC LOAD ESTIMATING

Appendix M WOOD DECKS

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(The provisions contained in this appendix are adopted as part of this code.)

Section AM101 GENERAL

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AM101.1 General

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A deck is an exposed exterior wood floor structure that is permitted to be attached to the structure or freestanding. Roofed porches (open or screened-in) are permitted to be constructed using these provisions.

AM101.2 Deck design

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Computer deck design programs are permitted to be accepted by the code official.

Section AM102 FOOTINGS

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AM102.1 Footings

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Support posts shall be supported by a minimum footing in accordance with Figure AM102.1(1) and Table AM102.1. Minimum footing depth shall be 12 inches (305 mm) below finished grade in accordance with Section R403.1.4. Tributary area is calculated as shown in Figure AM102.1(2).

TABLE AM102.1
FOOTING TABLEa, b, c
SIZE
(inches)
TRIBUTARY AREA
(square feet)
THICKNESS
(inches)
A × A B × C Precast Cast-In-Place
8 × 16 8 × 16 36 4 6
12 × 12 12 × 12 40 4 6
16 × 16 16 × 16 70 8 8
16 × 24 100 8
24 × 24 150 8
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm, 1 square foot = 0.0929 m2.
  1. Footing values are based on single floor and roof loads.
  2. Support post must rest in center one-third of footing.
  3. Top of footing shall be level for full bearing support of post.


FIGURE AM102.1(1)
SUPPORT POST FOOTING


For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm, 1 square foot = 0.0929 m2.

Note: Tributary area of shaded section on the free standing deck shown is 5' × 6' = 30 square feet (2.79 m2). Code will require a minimum footing of 8" × 16" (203 mm × 406 mm) in accordance with Table AM102.1.
FIGURE AM102.1(2)
CALCULATED TRIBUTARY AREA

Section AM103 FLASHING

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AM103.1 Flashing

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When attached to a structure, the structure to which it is attached shall have a treated wood band for the length of the deck, or corrosion-resistant flashing shall be used to prevent moisture from coming in contact with the untreated framing of the structure. Aluminum flashing shall not be used in conjunction with deck construction. The deck band and the structure band shall be constructed in contact with each other except on brick veneer structures and where plywood sheathing is required and properly flashed. Siding shall not be installed between the structure and the deck band. If attached to a brick structure, neither the flashing nor a treated band for brick structure is required. In addition, the treated deckband shall be constructed in contact with the brick veneer. Flashing shall be installed in accordance with Figure AM103.1.


For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm
FIGURE AM103.1
FLASHING FOR DECK ATTACHED TO STRUCTURE

Section AM104 DECK ATTACHMENT

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AM104.1 Deck attachment

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When a deck is supported at the structure by attaching the deck to the structure, Tables AM104.1(1) and AM104.1(2) shall apply for attaching the deck band to the structure.

TABLE AM104.1(1)
DECK ATTACHMENT FOR ALL STRUCTURES EXCEPT BRICK VENEER
FASTENERS 8' MAX JOIST SPANa 16' MAX JOIST SPANa
58" Hot-dip galvanized bolts with nut and washerb
and
12d Common hot-dip galvanized nailsc
1 @ 3'-6" o.c.
and
2 @ 8" o.c.
1 @ 1'-8" o.c.
and
3 @ 6" o.c.
OR
Self-drilling screw fastenerd 12" o.c. staggered 6" o.c. staggered
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4, 1 foot = 304.8 mm
  1. Attachment interpolation between 8 foot and 16 foot joists span is allowed.
  2. Minimum edge distance for bolts is 212 inches.
  3. Nails must penetrate the supporting structure band a minimum of 112 inches.
  4. Self-drilling screw fastener having a minimum shank diameter of 0.195 inches and a length long enough to penetrate through the supporting structure band. The structure band shall have a minimum depth of 118 inches. Screw shall be evaluated by an approved testing agency for allowable shear load for Southern Pine to Southern Pine lumber of 250 pounds and shall have a corrosion-resistant finish equivalent to hot dip galvanized. Minimum edge distance for screws is 1716 inches. A maximum of 12 inch thick wood structural panel is permitted to be located between the deck ledger and the structure band.
TABLE AM104.1(2)
DECK ATTACHMENT FOR BRICK VENEER STRUCTURES
FASTENERS 8' MAX JOIST SPANa 16' MAX JOIST SPANa
58" Hot-dip galvanized bolts with nut and washerb 1 @ 2'-4" o.c. 1 @ 1'-4" o.c.
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4, 1 foot = 304.8 mm.
  1. Attachment interpolation between 8 foot and 16 foot joist span is allowed.
  2. Minimum edge distance for bolts is 212 inches.

AM104.1.1 Masonry ledge support

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If the deck band is supported by a minimum of 12 inch (13 mm) masonry ledge along the foundation wall, 58-inch (16 mm) hot-dip galvanized bolts with washers spaced at 48 inches (1219 mm) o.c. are permitted to be used for support.

AM104.1.2 Other means of support

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Joist hangers or other means of attachment are permitted to be connected to the house band and shall be properly flashed.

Section AM105 GIRDER SUPPORT AND SPAN

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AM105.1 General

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Girders shall bear directly on the support post with the post attached at top to prevent lateral displacement or be connected to the side of the posts with two ⅝-inch (16 mm) hot-dip galvanized bolts with nut and washer. Girder support is permitted to be installed in accordance with Figure AM105.1(1) for top mount; Figure AM105.1(2) for side mount and Figure AM105.1(3) for split girders. See Figure AM105.1(4) for cantilevered girders.


For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm.
FIGURE AM105.1(1)
TOP MOUNT/FLUSH GIRDER



For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm.
FIGURE AM105.1(2)
SIDE MOUNT DROPPED GIRDER



For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm.
FIGURE AM105.1(3)
SPLIT GIRDER



For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm.
FIGURE AM105.1(4)
CANTILIEVERED DROPPED GIRDER

AM105.2 Girder span for uncovered porches and decks

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Maximum allowable spans for wood deck girders, as shown in Figure AM105.2, shall be in accordance with Table AM105.2. Girder plies shall be fastened with two rows of 10d (3-inch × 0.128-inch) nails minimum at 16 inches (406 mm) on center along each edge. Girders shall be permitted to cantilever at each end up to one-fourth of the actual beam span. Splices of multispan beams shall be located at interior post locations.

TABLE AM105.2
DECK GIRDER SPAN LENGTHSa, b (feet – inches)
SPECIESc SIZEd DECK JOIST SPAN LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO:
(feet)
6 8 10 12 14 16 18
Southern pine 2 – 2 × 6 6-11 5-11 5-4 4-10 4-6 4-3 4-0
2 – 2 × 8 8-9 7-7 6-9 6-2 5-9 5-4 5-0
2 – 2 × 10 10-4 9-0 8-0 7-4 6-9 6-4 6-0
2 – 2 × 12 12-2 10-7 9-5 8-7 8-0 7-6 7-0
3 – 2 × 6 8-2 7-5 6-8 6-1 5-8 5-3 5-0
3 – 2 × 8 10-10 9-6 8-6 7-9 7-2 6-8 6-4
3 – 2 × 10 13-0 11-3 10-0 9-2 8-6 7-11 7-6
3 – 2 × 12 15-3 13-3 11-10 10-9 10-0 9-4 8-10
Douglas fir-larche, hem-fire, spruce-pine-fire, redwood, western cedars, ponderosa pinef, red pinef 3 × 6 or 2 – 2 × 6 5-5 4-8 4-2 3-10 3-6 3-1 2-9
3 × 8 or 2 – 2 × 8 6-10 5-11 5-4 4-10 4-6 4-1 3-8
3 × 10 or 2 – 2 × 10 8-4 7-3 6-6 5-11 5-6 5-1 4-8
3 × 12 or 2 – 2 × 12 9-8 8-5 7-6 6-10 6-4 5-11 5-7
4 × 6 6-5 5-6 4-11 4-6 4-2 3-11 3-8
4 × 8 8-5 7-3 6-6 5-11 5-6 5-2 4-10
4 × 10 9-11 8-7 7-8 7-0 6-6 6-1 5-8
4 × 12 11-5 9-11 8-10 8-1 7-6 7-0 6-7
3 – 2 × 6 7-4 6-8 6-0 5-6 5-1 4-9 4-6
3 – 2 × 8 9-8 8-6 7-7 6-11 6-5 6-0 5-8
3 – 2 × 10 12-0 10-5 9-4 8-6 7-10 7-4 6-11
3 – 2 × 12 13-11 12-1 10-9 9-10 9-1 8-6 8-1
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm, 1 foot = 304.8 mm, 1 pound per square foot = 0.0479 kPa, 1 pound = 0.454 kg.
  1. Ground snow load, live load = 40 psf, dead load = 10 psf, L/Δ = 360 at main span, L/Δ = 180 at cantilever with a 220-pound point load applied at the end.
  2. Girders supporting deck joists from one side only.
  3. No. 2 grade, wet service factor.
  4. Girder depth shall be greater than or equal to depth of joists with a flush beam condition.
  5. Includes incising factor.
  6. Northern species. Incising factor not included.
FIGURE AM105.2
TYPICAL DECK GIRDER SPANS

AM105.3 Girder span for roofed porches and decks

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Girder spans for covered decks shall be in accordance with Tables R602.7(1) and (2).

Section AM106 JOIST SPANS AND CANTILEVERS

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AM106.1 Joist spans for uncovered porches and decks

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Maximum allowable spans for wood deck joists, as shown in Figure AM106.1, shall be in accordance with Table AM106.1. Deck joists shall be permitted to cantilever not greater than one-fourth of the actual, adjacent joist span.

TABLE AM106.1
DECK JOIST SPANS FOR COMMON LUMBER SPECIESf (feet – inches)
SPECIESa SIZE SPACING OF DECK JOISTS WITH NO CANTILEVERb (inches) SPACING OF DECK JOISTS WITH CANTILEVERSc (inches)
12 16 24 12 16 24
Southern pine 2 × 6 9-11 9-0 7-7 6-8 6-8 6-8
2 × 8 13-1 11-10 9-8 10-1 10-1 9-8
2 × 10 16-2 14-0 11-5 14-6 14-0 11-5
2 × 12 18-0 16-6 13-6 18-0 16-6 13-6
Douglas fir-larchd, hem-fird, spruce-pine-fird 2 × 6 9-6 8-8 7-2 6-3 6-3 6-3
2 × 8 12-6 11-1 9-1 9-5 9-5 9-1
2 × 10 15-8 13-7 11-1 13-7 13-7 11-1
2 × 12 18-0 15-9 12-10 18-0 15-9 12-10
Redwood, western cedars, ponderosa pinee, red pinee 2 × 6 8-10 8-0 7-0 5-7 5-7 5-7
2 × 8 11-8 10-7 8-8 8-6 8-6 8-6
2 × 10 14-11 13-0 10-7 12-3 12-3 10-7
2 × 12 17-5 15-1 12-4 16-5 15-1 12-4
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm, 1 foot = 304.8 mm, 1 pound per square foot = 0.0479 kPa, 1 pound = 0.454 kg.
  1. No. 2 grade with wet service factor.
  2. Ground snow load, live load = 40 psf, dead load = 10 psf, L/Δ = 360.
  3. Ground snow load, live load = 40 psf, dead load = 10 psf, L/Δ = 360 at main span, L/Δ = 180 at cantilever with a 220-pound point load applied to end.
  4. Includes incising factor.
  5. Northern species with no incising factor.
  6. Cantilevered spans not exceeding the nominal depth of the joist are permitted.
FIGURE AM106.1
TYPICAL DECK JOIST SPANS

AM106.1.1 Lateral restraint at supports

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Joist ends and bearing locations shall be provided with lateral restraint to prevent rotation. Where lateral restraint is provided by joist hangers or blocking between joists, their depth shall equal not less than 60 percent of the joist depth. Where lateral restraint is provided by rim joists, they shall be secured to the end of each joist with not less than (3) 10d (3-inch × 0.128-inch) nails or (3) No. 10 × 3-inch (76 mm) long wood screws.

AM106.2 Roofed porches and decks

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Joists spans shall be in accordance with Table R502.3.1(2) with 40-pounds persquare-foot live load and 10-pounds per-square-foot dead load. Cantilevered floor joists shall be in accordance with Table R502.3.3(1).

Section AM107 FLOOR DECKING

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AM107.1 Floor decking

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Floor decking shall be No. 2 grade treated Southern Pine or equivalent. The minimum floor decking thickness shall be in accordance with Table AM107.1.

TABLE AM107.1
FLOOR DECKING THICKNESS
SPACING DECKING
(nominal)
12" o.c. 1" S4S
16" o.c. 1" T&G
19.2" o.c. ¼" S4S
24"-36" o.c. 2" S4S
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4, 1 foot = 304.8 mm.

Section AM108 POST HEIGHT

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AM108.1 Post height

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Maximum height of deck support posts shall be in accordance with Table AM108.1.

TABLE AM108.1
DECK SUPPORT POST HEIGHT
POST SIZEa MAXIMUM POST HEIGHTb, c
4" × 4" 8'-0"
6" × 6" 20'-0"
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4, 1 foot = 304.8 mm.
  1. This table is based on No. 2 Southern Pine posts.
  2. From top of footing to bottom of girder.
  3. Decks with post heights exceeding these requirements shall be designed by a registered design professional.

Section AM109 DECK BRACING

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AM109.1 Deck bracing

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Decks shall be braced to provide lateral stability. Lateral stability shall be provided in accordance with one of the methods in Sections AM109.1.1 through AM109.1.5.

TABLE AM109.1
POST EMEBEDMENT FOR FREE STANDING DECKS
POST SIZE MAXIMUM
TRIBUTARY
AREA
MAXIMUM
POST
HEIGHT
EMPEDMENT
DEPTH
CONCRETE
DIAMETER
4" × 4" 48 SF 4'-0" 2'-6" 1'-0"
6" × 6" 120 SF 6'-0" 3'-6" 1'-8"
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm, 1 square foot = 0.0929 m2.


For SI: 1 inch = 25.4, 1 foot = 304.8 mm.
FIGURE AM109.1(1)
NO LATERAL BRACING



For SI: 1 inch = 25.4, 1 foot = 304.8 mm.
FIGURE AM109.1(2)
KNEE BRACING



For SI: 1 inch = 25.4, 1 foot = 304.8 mm.
FIGURE AM109.1(3)
POST EMBEDMENT



For SI: 1 inch = 25.4, 1 foot = 304.8 mm.
FIGURE AM109.1(4)
CROSS BRACING

AM109.1.1 Lateral bracing not required

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When the deck floor height is less than 4 feet (1219 mm) above finished grade as shown in Figure AM109.1(1) and the deck is attached to the structure in accordance with Section AM104, lateral bracing is not required. Lateral bracing is not required for freestanding decks with a deck floor height 30 inches (762 mm) or less above finished grade.

AM109.1.2 Knee bracing

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4 × 4 wood knee braces are permitted to be provided on each column in both directions. The knee braces shall attach to each post at a point not less than 13 of the post length from the top of the post, and the braces shall be angled between 45 degrees (0.79 rad) and 60 degrees (1.05 rad) from the horizontal. Knee braces shall be bolted to the post and the girder/double band with one 58-inch (16 mm) hot-dip galvanized bolt with nut and washer at both ends of the brace as shown in Figure AM109.1(2)

AM109.1.3 Post embedment

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For free standing decks without knee braces or diagonal bracing, lateral stability is permitted to be provided by embedding the post in accordance with Figure AM109.1(3) and Table AM109.1.

AM109.1.4 Cross bracing

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2 × 6 diagonal vertical cross bracing is permitted to be provided in two perpendicular directions for free standing decks or parallel to the structure at the exterior column line for attached decks. The 2 × 6 bracing shall be attached to the posts with one 58-inch (16 mm) hot-dip galvanized bolt with nut and washer at each end of each bracing member in accordance with Figure AM109.1(4).

AM109.1.5 Piles in coastal regions

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For embedment of piles in coastal regions, see Chapter 46.

Section AM110 STAIRS

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AM110.1 Stair construction

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Stringer spans shall be no greater than 7 feet (2134 mm) between supports. Spacing between stringers shall be based upon decking material used in accordance with AM107.1. Each stringer shall have a minimum of 312 inches (89 mm) between step cut and back of stringer. If used, suspended headers shall be attached with 38-inch (9.5 mm) galvanized bolts with nuts and washers to securely support stringers at the top. See Figure AM 110.1.


For SI: 1 inch = 25.4, 1 foot = 304.8 mm.
FIGURE AM110.1
STAIR STRINGER

Section AM111 HANDRAILS, GUARDS AND GENERAL

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AM111.1 Handrails, guards and general

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Deck handrails, guards and general construction shall be as shown in Figure AM111.1.


For SI: 1 inch = 25.4, 1 foot = 304.8 mm.
FIGURE AM111.1
DECK CONSTRUCTION

Section AM112 WALKWAYS IN OCEAN HAZARD AREAS

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AM112.1 Walkways over dunes

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Walkways over dunes in ocean hazard areas shall be constructed as shown in Figure AM112.1.


For SI: 1 inch = 25.4, 1 foot = 304.8 mm.

* Posts for walkways over dunes or berms shall be embedded a minimum depth of 4' - 0" and post heights shall be limited to 5'- 0" above grade for 4 × 4 and 10' - 0" above grade for 6 × 6.Walkways or portions of walkways over 4' 0" in width shall comply with the requirements of Chapters 45 and 46. Maximum walkway surface height is 30" above grade without guard rails.

** Walkway stair runs are permitted to be greater than 12' without a landing.

*** Open risers permitted on ocean shoreline stair.

**** Horizontal guards permitted to have maximum 18 inch opening on cross-over walkway and ocean shoreline stair.
FIGURE AM112.1
WALKWAYS OVER DUNES OR BERMS IN OCEAN HAZARD AREAS
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