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Prescribed Residential Decks
Effective Date: 3/3/2008
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In the absence of signed and sealed drawings, the Building Official will allow the use of the American Wood Council Prescriptive Residential Deck Construction Guide, which is based on the 2009 International Residential Code.

The use of the manual will be limited to decks 4 feet in height (walking surface of the deck) and 160 (Vult) mile per hour exposure C regions.

To print a copy of the guide, click on this link: Prescriptive Residential Deck Construction Guide OR a copy can be obtained at the Building Construction Services Department for $3.30 (copying fee).
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