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Veneer applied to surfaces other than weather-exposed surfaces.
A wall which supports any load other than its own weight.
A term which may be used synonymously with a partition.
The enclosing wall of an iron or steel framework or the nonbearing portion of an enclosing wall between
A wall without openings.
Any wall or element of a wall or any number or group of member, which defines the exterior boundaries
or courts of a building.
A wall in which the facing and backing are so bounded together that they act as a composite element,
and exert a common action under load.
Any wall which subdivides a building so as to resist the spread of fire, by starting at the foundation and
extending continuously through all storeys to, or above the roof. Extension above the roof is 1.00 meter.
That portion of an enclosing wall below the first tier of floor-joists.
WALL, HEIGHT OF
The perpendicular distance measured from its base line either at the grade or at the top of the girder to
the top of the coping thereof. Foundation and retaining walls are measured from the grade downward to
the base of the footing.
WALL, NONBEARING A wall which supports no load other than its own weight.
That part of any wall entirely above the roof line.
A wall separating two or more buildings, and used in common by the said buildings.
Any wall used to resist the lateral displacement of any material; a subsurface wall built to resist the
lateral pressure of internal loads.
WALL, THICKNESS OF
The minimum thickness measured on the bed.
An opening through a wall of a building to the outside air for the purpose of admitting natural light and
A projecting window similar to a bay window, but carried on bracket or corbels. The term “bay window”
may also be applied to an oriel window projecting over the street line.
Horizontal strands of taunted wire attached to surfaces of vertical wood supports which, when covered
with building paper, provide a backing for portland cement plaster.
YARD OR PATIO
The vacant space left in a lot between the building and the property line.
The yard lying between the side lot lines and the nearest lot line and the nearest building line.
The yard lying between the side line and the nearest building and between the front and the rear yards. ANNEX “B” TABLE 708-A. DIMENSION OF WOODEN POSTS OR SUPPORTALES Type of
Building 1-Storey Shed
2-Storey House 1.00 to
5.00 M Maximum
of Post Required Maximum
of Suportales 4.00 M
5.00 M Maximum
1st Floor 3.50 M
4.00 M 10 cms. x 10 cms.
10 cms. x 10 cms.
12.5 cms. x 12.5 cms. 5.50 M
9.00 M 3.60 M
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