§ 1613. Base shear.  

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  • In developing the base shear for seismic design, the response modification coefficient (R) shall not exceed 5 for bearing wall and building frame systems. The total base shear shall include the forces tributary to the base level diaphragm including forces from the base level diaphragm.

    (Ord. 2016-0053 § 23, 2016.)

    1613.8.5   Base shear resistance-primary anchors.