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SPS 362.1405 SPS 362.1405Exterior walls.
SPS 362.1405(1m)(1m) Substitute the following wording for the requirements, but not the exceptions, in IBC section 1405.3.1: Class I and II vapor retarders. Class I or II vapor retarders shall be provided on the interior side of frame walls and ceiling assemblies.
SPS 362.1405(2m) (2m) This is a department exception in addition to the exceptions in IBC section 1405.3.1: Where other approved means to avoid condensation in unventilated framed wall, floor, roof and ceiling cavities, and box sills are provided.
SPS 362.1405(3m) (3m) This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in IBC section 1405.14.1: Polystyrene sheathing may be utilized as the required backing material for vinyl siding provided all of the following characteristics and conditions are met:
SPS 362.1405(3m)(a) (a) The sheathing is extruded, rigid and cellular.
SPS 362.1405(3m)(b) (b) The sheathing is type IV, as specified in ASTM C578.
SPS 362.1405(3m)(c) (c) The sheathing has a thickness of at least one inch.
SPS 362.1405(3m)(d) (d) The sheathing is installed with an on-center stud spacing of 16 inches or less.
SPS 362.1405(3m)(e) (e) The mean roof height of the building is 40 feet or less.
SPS 362.1405(3m)(f) (f) The building wall has a wind exposure category of B or C, as established in IBC section 1609.4; and the building is not sited on the upper half of an isolated hill or escarpment meeting conditions 1, 2, and 3 in IBC section 1609.1.1.1.
SPS 362.1405 History History: CR 04-016: cr. Register December 2004 No. 588, eff. 1-1-05; CR 06-120: am. (2) (c) 3. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 10-103: r. and recr. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; CR 16-094: renum (1) and (2) to (2m) and (3m) and am., cr. (1m), Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.1503 SPS 362.1503Secondary Roof drainage. These are department rules in addition to IBC section 1503.4: Design and installation of roof drainage systems shall comply with IBC section 1503 and all applicable provisions in ch. SPS 382.
SPS 362.1503 History History: CR 16-094: cr., Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.1505 SPS 362.1505Roof covering classification. The requirements in Footnote a. in IBC Table 1505.1 are not included as part of chs. SPS 361 to 366.
SPS 362.1505 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02; CR 04-016: renum. to be (1), cr. (2) Register December 2004 No. 588, eff. 1-1-05; CR 06-120: r. and recr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 16-094: am. Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.1506 SPS 362.1506Roof covering materials. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in IBC section 1506.3: Roof covering materials shall conform to the applicable standards listed in IBC chapter 15.
SPS 362.1506 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02.
SPS 362.1507 SPS 362.1507Roof slope.
SPS 362.1507(1) (1) This is a department exception to the requirements in IBC section 1507.12.1: Thermoset single-ply membrane roofs may have a design slope of less than 2 percent, if permitted by the manufacturer's literature or listing criteria.
SPS 362.1507(2) (2) This is a department exception to the requirements in IBC section 1507.13.1: Thermoplastic single-ply membrane roofs may have a design slope of less than 2 percent, if permitted by the manufacturer's literature or listing criteria.
SPS 362.1507(3) (3) This is a department exception to the requirements in IBC section 1507.14.1: Sprayed polyurethane foam roofs may have a design slope of less than 2 percent, if permitted by the manufacturer's literature or listing criteria.
SPS 362.1507(4) (4) This is a department exception to the requirements in IBC section 1507.15.1: Liquid-applied roofs may have a design slope of less than 2 percent, if permitted by the manufacturer's literature or listing criteria.
SPS 362.1507 History History: CR 04-016: cr. Register December 2004 No. 588, eff. 1-1-05.
SPS 362.1603 SPS 362.1603Roof snow load. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in IBC section 1603.1.3: The ground snow load, Pg, shall be indicated. In areas where the ground snow load, Pg, exceeds 10 pounds per square foot, the following additional information shall also be provided, regardless of whether snow loads govern the design of the roof:
SPS 362.1603(1) (1) Flat-roof snow load, Pf
SPS 362.1603(2) (2) Snow exposure factor, Ce.
SPS 362.1603(3) (3) Snow load importance factor, I.
SPS 362.1603(4) (4) Thermal factor, Ct.
SPS 362.1603(5) (5) Any sloped-roof snow load, Ps.
SPS 362.1603(6) (6) Any unbalanced, drift or sliding snow loads.
SPS 362.1603 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02; CR 04-016: renum. (1) and (2) to be (3) and (4), cr. (1) and (2) Register December 2004 No. 588, eff. 1-1-05; CR 06-120: renum. (1) to (4) to be (2) and (4) to (6), cr. (1) and (3) Register February 2008 No. 626. eff. 3-1-08; CR 10-103: r. (title), (1), (3), (4), (6), renum. (2) to be Comm 62.1603, (5) to be Comm 62.0400 (6) Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11.
SPS 362.1604 SPS 362.1604Alternate standards. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in IBC section 1604.7: Materials and methods of construction that are not capable of being designed by approved engineering analysis or that do not comply with the applicable material design standards listed in IBC chapter 35 shall be submitted for approval in accordance with ch. SPS 361 subch. VI.
SPS 362.1604 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02; CR 04-016: renum. to be (1), cr. (2) Register December 2004 No. 588, eff. 1-1-05; CR 10-103: r. (title), (1), renum. (2) to be Comm 62.1604 Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; correction made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 16-094: am. Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.1607 SPS 362.1607Live loads.
SPS 362.1607(1) (1)Residential floor loads. Substitute the following wording and live loads for the requirements in line 25 and footnote j. of IBC Table 1607.1: - See PDF for table PDF
SPS 362.1607 Note j. For attics with storage and constructed with trusses, this live load need only be applied to those portions of the bottom chord where there are two or more adjacent trusses with the same web configuration capable of containing a rectangle 42 inches high by 2 feet wide or greater, located within the plane of the truss. The rectangle shall fit between the top of the bottom chord and the bottom of any other truss member, provided that each of the following criteria is met:
SPS 362.1607 Note i. The attic area is accessible by a pull-down stairway or framed opening in accordance with IBC section 1209.2, and
SPS 362.1607 Note ii. The truss shall have a bottom chord pitch less than 2:12.
SPS 362.1607 Note iii. Bottom chords of trusses shall be designed for the greater of actual imposed dead load or 10 psf, uniformly distributed over the entire span.
SPS 362.1607(2) (2)Truck and bus garages. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in IBC section 1607.7.3: Minimum live loads for garages having trucks or buses shall be as specified in IBC section 1607.7.3, but may not be less than 50 pounds per square foot, unless other loads are specifically justified and approved by the department. Actual loads shall be used where they are greater than the loads specified in the table.
SPS 362.1607 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02; CR 04-016: renum. to (3), cr. (1), (2), (4) and (5) Register December 2004 No. 588, eff. 1-1-05; CR 06-120: r. and recr. (1) and Table 1607.1, r. (4) and (5) Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 10-103: am. (1), Table 1607.1, r. (2), renum. (3) to be (2) and am. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; CR 16-094: am. (1), (Table), (2), Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.1608 SPS 362.1608Snow loads.
SPS 362.1608(1) (1)Unbalanced snow loads. This is a department alternative to the requirements in IBC section 1608.1: Unbalanced snow loads on a hip or gable roof may be calculated in accordance with the following equation:
S = Ss(Is)(CbC wCsCa)
Where:
S = Alternate unbalanced roof snow load
Ss = Ground snow load from IBC Figure 1608.2
Is = Importance factor from IBC section 1608.1 [ASCE 7, Table 7-4]
Cb = Basic roof snow load factor of 0.8
Cw = Wind exposure factor of 1.0
Cs = Slope factor; see Tables 362.1608–1 and 362.1608–2
Ca = Accumulation factor; see Table 362.1608–3 - See PDF for table PDF - See PDF for table PDF - See PDF for table PDF
SPS 362.1608(2) (2)Existing roofs. These are department rules in addition to the requirements in IBC section 1608.1:
SPS 362.1608(2)(a) (a) Buildings on the same property.
SPS 362.1608(2)(a)1.1. Where an existing roof, regardless of the date of its construction, is horizontally within 20 feet of a proposed, taller structure on the same property, IBC section 1608.1 or an alternate recognized engineering method shall be applied to the existing roof, to address any drifting or sliding of snow onto the existing roof, as caused by the taller structure.
SPS 362.1608(2)(a)2. 2. Where an analysis under subd. 1. shows that an existing roof or corresponding supporting elements will not be adequate to support the additional snow load caused by the taller structure, the existing roof or supporting elements shall be strengthened to support those loads, in accordance with chs. SPS 361 to 366.
SPS 362.1608(2)(b) (b) Buildings on adjoining properties. Where an existing roof, regardless of the date of its construction, is horizontally within 20 feet of a proposed, taller structure on an adjoining property, the owner of the proposed structure shall notify the adjoining owner of the potential for increased structural loads on the existing roof, due to sliding or drifting of snow, as caused by the taller structure.
SPS 362.1608 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02; CR 04-016: cr. (3) and (4) Register December 2004 No. 588, eff. 1-1-05; CR 06-120: r. (1) and (2), renum. (3) and (4) to be (1) and (2) and am. (1) (intro.), (2) (intro.) and (a) 1. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; correction in (1) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 16-094: am. (2) (a), (b), Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.1611 SPS 362.1611Roof drains. This is a department informational note to be used under IBC section 1611.1: Note: See ch. SPS 382 for requirements to not connect a secondary roof-drain system to a primary roof-drain system, and to discharge a secondary roof-drain system to the ground surface.
SPS 362.1611 History History: CR 04-016: cr. Register December 2004 No. 588, eff. 1-1-05.
SPS 362.1613 SPS 362.1613Earthquake loads. This is a department informational note to be used under IBC section 1613.5: Note: A website maintained by the U. S. Geological Survey, at earthquake.usgs.gov/designmaps/us/application.php can be used in lieu of IBC Figures 1613.5 (1) and (2) to determine the spectral response acceleration values for an inputted zip-code area.
SPS 362.1613 History History: CR 06-120: cr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 10-103: r. (1), (2), renum. (3) to be Comm 62.1613 Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11.
SPS 362.1700 SPS 362.1700Structural tests and special inspections. The requirements in IBC chapter 17, except for the requirements in IBC sections 1706 to 1709, are not included as part of chs. SPS 361 to 366.
SPS 362.1700 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02; CR 06-120: am. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 10-103: am. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; CR 16-094: am., Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.1802 SPS 362.1802Definitions. In addition to the definitions in IBC section 1802.1, the following term has the meaning given in s. SPS 362.0202 (1): “Neutral plane.”
SPS 362.1802 History History: CR 10-103: renum. from Comm 16.1808 (1) and am. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; CR 16-094: am., Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 362.1803 SPS 362.1803Deep foundations. Item 5 in IBC section 1803.5.5 is not included as part of this code.
SPS 362.1803 History History: CR 06-120: cr. Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 10-103: r. and recr. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11.
SPS 362.1804 SPS 362.1804Ground improvement. These are department rules in addition to the requirements in IBC section 1804:
SPS 362.1804(1) (1)Design of ground improvement. Ground improvement for support of foundations or floor slabs shall be designed by an architect or engineer who is registered by the department.
SPS 362.1804(2) (2)Allowable foundation pressure of improved ground. The allowable foundation pressure for improved ground shall incorporate a minimum safety factor of 3 with respect to a bearing capacity failure within the composite improved ground.
SPS 362.1804(3) (3)Settlement of structures supported on improved ground. The improved ground shall be designed and constructed for a maximum anticipated total settlement of one inch and a maximum anticipated differential settlement of three fourths of an inch, unless it can be shown that the predicted total and differential settlement will not cause any of the following:
SPS 362.1804(3)(a) (a) Harmful distortion of the structure.
SPS 362.1804(3)(b) (b) Instability in the structure.
SPS 362.1804(3)(c) (c) Any element to be loaded beyond its capacity.
SPS 362.1804(4) (4)Design confirmation testing. The registered design professional responsible for the design of the ground improvement shall determine the scope of field testing required to confirm the design, shall supervise the testing, and shall write a report indicating whether the test results confirm the design. At the discretion of that design professional, testing may be limited to a modulus load test to measure deformation behavior of a single ground improvement element. The design of the ground improvement shall be modified as appropriate based on the results of the confirmatory testing.
SPS 362.1804(5) (5)Quality control observations and testing. The registered design professional responsible for the design of the ground improvement, or a technician working under supervision of that professional, shall observe construction of the ground improvement, perform quality control testing, and upon completion of work, prepare a report stating whether the ground improvement meets the intent of the approved construction documents. A copy of the report shall be provided to the registered design professional in responsible charge of the project, and to the building official if requested.
SPS 362.1804 History History: CR 10-103: cr. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; correction in (1) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 6., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 362.1805 SPS 362.1805Basement floor base course. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in IBC section 1805.4.1: A required base course shall be placed on a geotextile fabric that is designed to limit migration of silt and fine sand into the base course.
SPS 362.1805 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02; CR 04-016: renum. to (1), cr. (2) Register December 2004 No. 588, eff. 1-1-05; CR 06-120: r. and recr. (2) Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 10-103: r. and recr. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11.
SPS 362.1806 SPS 362.1806Presumptive load-bearing values for saturated soils. This is an additional department footnote for IBC Table 1806.2: Footnote c. Values to be multiplied by 0.5 for saturated soils.
SPS 362.1806 History History: CR 10-103: r. and recr. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11.
SPS 362.1807 SPS 362.1807Shallow post foundations. This is a department alternative to the requirements in IBC section 1807.3.2: The design criteria in ANSI/ASAE EP 486.1 may be used in lieu of the design criteria in IBC section 1807.3.2.
SPS 362.1807 History History: CR 10-103: r. and recr. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11.
SPS 362.1808 SPS 362.1808Foundations. Substitute the following wording for the requirements in IBC section 1808.7.5: Alternate setbacks and clearances are permitted, subject to the approval of the department.
SPS 362.1808 History History: CR 10-103: cr. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11.
SPS 362.1809 SPS 362.1809Frost-protected shallow foundations.
SPS 362.1809(1)(1) This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in IBC section 1809.5: Where a frost-protected shallow foundation is relied upon for a heated or semi-heated structure, permanent, legible notices shall be posted near the thermostats of all building heating appliances that indicates all of the following:
SPS 362.1809(1)(a) (a) That the structure is designed using a frost-protected-shallow foundation.
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