Current California Code of Regulations Title 24
- 1997 Uniform Housing Code
- 1997 Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Building
Basic Wind Speed (fastest mile) 80 miles per hour. Basic Wind Speed (3-second gust) 95 miles per hour. Importance factor, exposure and topographic features are site and project specific. See ASCE 7-05, Chapter 6.
Soil and Foundation
Foundation and soils investigation and reports are normally required CBC 1802(2).
Minimum 12″ below finished grade.
The following Snow Loads are for City Limits of Mt. Shasta: Ground Snow 86#psf; Residential Live Roof Load 60#psf; Commercial Live Roof Load 70#psf.
Climate Zone 16.