§ 1613.8.10.3. Sill plates.  


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  • All sill plates and anchorage shall comply with the following:

    1.

    All wood framed walls, including nonbearing walls, when resting on a footing, foundation, or grade beam stem wall, shall be supported on wood sill plates bearing on a level surface.

    2.

    Power-driven fasteners shall not be used to anchor sill plates except at interior nonbearing walls not designed as shear walls.

(Ord. 2016-0053 § 23, 2016.)