§ 2304.10.1. Fastener requirements.  


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  • Connections for wood members shall be designed in accordance with the appropriate methodology in Section 2301.2. The number and size of fasteners connecting wood members shall not be less than that set forth in Table 2304.10.1. Staple fasteners in Table 2304.10.1 shall not be used to resist or transfer seismic forces in structures assigned to Seismic Design Category D, E, or F.

    Exception: Staples may be used to resist or transfer seismic forces when the allowable shear values are substantiated by cyclic testing and approved by the Building Official.

    (Ord. 2016-0053 § 43, 2016.)

    TABLE 2304.10.1
    FASTENING SCHEDULE d

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    d.

    Staples shall not be used to resist or transfer seismic forces in structures assigned to Seismic Design Category D, E, or F.

    (Ord. 2016-0053 § 44, 2016.)

    2304.12.5   Wood used in retaining walls and cribs.

    Wood installed in retaining or crib walls shall be preservative treated in accordance with AWPA U1 (Commodity Specifications A or F) for soil and fresh water use. Wood shall not be used in retaining or crib walls for structures assigned to Seismic Design Category D, E, or F.

(Ord. 2016-0053 § 45, 2016.)