§ 1613.8.2. Scope.  


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  • The provisions of this Section shall apply to the design of the lateral-force-resisting system for hillside buildings at and below the base level diaphragm. The design of the lateral-force-resisting system above the base level diaphragm shall be in accordance with the provisions for seismic and wind design as required elsewhere in this Chapter.

    Exceptions:

    1.

    Non-habitable accessory buildings and decks not supporting or supported from the main building are exempt from these regulations.

    2.

    Additions to existing buildings that do not exceed 10 percent of the existing floor area provided that the addition is being supported completely by the existing foundation.

(Ord. 2016-0053 § 23, 2016.)