construction of small buildings including specific provisions for foundations

Construction of small buildings including specific

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construction of small buildings including specific provisions for foundations, columns, beams, walls, floors, and roofs. Included are requirements for structural integrity, occupancy, health, safety, and mitigation measures to minimize the impact of hurricanes, earthquakes and f loods. Conventional design, engineering design parameters and basic construction materials are also dealt with. 1.2 The provisions apply to buildings for single or multiple-family residential, or general purpose use, comprising not more than two storeys an d with a gross floor area of three hundred square metres (300 m 2 ) or less. 1.3 The provisions relate to the location, design, construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, repair, equipping, occupancy, use, maintenance, removal and demolition of structures classified as small buildings in accordance with Clause 1.2 . NOTE 1 Sufficient detail is provided to allow for the adequate preparation of plans for buildings under normal environmental conditions. The designer or builder is advised to seek assistance from registered professionals for the design or construction of buildings intended for special use; buildings in conditions not considered to be normal environmental conditions.; and buildings of size or complexity which falls outside the scope of this standard. NOTE 2 It is expected that the regulatory agencies will deal with applications for building development on the basis of adherence to the requirements of this document. 2 Normative references The following normative documents contain provisions wh ich, through reference in this text, constitute provisions of this National Standard. For dated references, subsequent amendments to, or revisions of, any of these publications do not apply. For undated references, the latest edition of the normative documents apply. 2.1 ASTM standards Standard reference number Title Clause reference ASTM A 755M Specification for steel sheet, metallic coated by the hot dip process and pre-painted by the coil- coating process for exterior exposed building products Clause Metal roof panels ASTM B 101 Specification for lead coated copper sheet and strip for building construction Clause Metal roof panels ASTM C 34 Specification for structural clay load-bearing wall tile. Clause Masonry units ASTM C 406 Specification for roofing slate Clause Slate shingles
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PCTTS 599: 20XX 3 ASTM C 652 Specification for hollow brick (Hollow masonry units made from clay or shale) Clause Masonry units ASTM C 1167 Specification for clay roof tiles Clause Clay and concrete tile ASTM D 224 Specification for smooth surfaced asphalt roll roofing (Organic felt) Clause Asphalt shingles ASTM D 225 Specification for asphalt shingles (Organic felt) surfaced with mineral granules Clause Asphalt shingles ASTM D 226 Specification for asphalt-saturated organic felt used in roofing and water proofing Clause Asphalt shingles ASTM D 249 Specification for coal tar saturated organic felt used in roofing and water proofing Clause Asphalt shingles ASTM D 2626
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