§ 705A.2. Roof coverings.  

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  • Roof coverings shall be Class A as specified in Section 1505.2. Where the roof profile allows a space between the roof covering and roof decking, the spaces shall be constructed to prevent the intrusion of flames and embers, be firestopped with approved materials or have one layer of minimum 72 pound (32.4 kg) mineral-surfaced non-perforated cap sheet complying with ASTM D3909 installed over the combustible decking. Wood shingles and wood shakes are prohibited in any Fire Hazard Severity Zones regardless of classification.

    (Ord. 2016-0053 § 15, 2016.)

    706A.3   Ventilation openings on the underside of eaves and cornices.

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    The Building Official may accept or approve special eave and cornice vents that resist the intrusion of flame and burning embers.

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(Ord. 2016-0053 § 16, 2016.)