§ 6605.2.3. Construction.  

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  • At and adjacent to curves, the fencing shall be of galvanized wire mesh, minimum No. 11 gauge, with a maximum spacing between wire of 2-1/2 inches (63 mm). Galvanized steel posts spaced not greater than 12 feet (3658 mm) on center shall be designed to resist a minimum loading of 100 pounds (444.83N) applied perpendicular to the fence 5 feet (1524 mm) from its base. Two-and-one-half-inch diameter (63 mm) standard weight, Schedule 40, steel pipe (2-7/8-inch [73 mm] outside diameter) embedded in a concrete foundation 3 feet (914 mm) deep and 18 inches (457 mm) in diameter will satisfy this requirement. Continuous seven-strand 1/4 inch ( 6.4 mm) diameter galvanized steel cable shall be provided horizontally at top and bottom of the fencing. Additional continuous 1/4 inch (6.4 mm) horizontal cables shall be provided at a 4-foot (1219 mm) maximum spacing. Such cable shall be mechanically fastened to the post.

    At location other than curves, the spacing between wires may be increased to 4 inches (102 mm).

(Ord. 2016-0053 § 77, 2016; Ord. 99-0040 § 68 (part), 1999.)