§ 1613.8.10.1. Footings and grade beams.  

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  • All footings and grade beams shall comply with the following:


    Grade beams shall extend at least 12 inches (305 mm) below the lowest adjacent grade and provide a minimum 24-inch (610 mm) distance horizontally from the bottom outside face of the grade beam to the face of the descending slope.


    Continuous footings shall be reinforced with at least two No. 4 reinforcing bars at the top and two No. 4 reinforcing bars at the bottom.


    All main footing and grade beam reinforcement steel shall be bent into the intersecting footing and fully developed around each corner and intersection.


    All concrete stem walls shall extend from the foundation and be reinforced as required for concrete or masonry walls.

(Ord. 2016-0053 § 23, 2016.)