Design Criteria

Structural Design Criteria

General

  • Geotechnical Report required per CBC section 1803.1 (Commercial)
  • Wind Exposure: C, unless site complies with definition for Exposure B.
  • Speed: Basic Wind Speed, 3-second gust:
    • Risk Category I  -  Speed 100 mph
    • Risk Category II  -  Speed 110 mph
    • Risk Category III  -  Speed 115 mph
  • Seismic Design Category - as determined by site conditions.

 

Conventional Construction

  • Seismic Design Category
    • Residential CRC - D0, D1, D2
  • Braced walls
    • Residential CRC - R602.10

Residential Additions - Soil Bearing Pressure

  • East of I-5 - use 1500 psf for soil bearing per CBC table 1806.2
  • West of I-5 - use 1000 psf for soil bearing

 

Other Design Criteria

  • Energy Compliance - located in Climate Zone 12
  • Rainfall design is based on 2 inches of rainfall per hour

 

 

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