Minn. R. 1305.2308 - SECTION 2308, CONVENTIONAL LIGHT-FRAME CONSTRUCTION
The table to IBC Figure 2308.9.3, Basic Components of the Lateral Bracing System, is amended to read as follows:
|WIND SPEED||MAXIMUM WALL SPACING (FEET)||REQUIRED BRACKETING LENGTHb|
|90 mph||35'0"||Table 2308.9.3(1) and Section 2308.9.3|
(IBC Figure 2308.9.3 is changed to reflect amendments in table.)
IBC Table 2308.6.1, Wall Bracing Requirements, is amended to read as follows:
WALL BRACING REQUIREMENTS
|Design Category (Wind Speed)||Story Condition (see Section 2308.2)||Maximum Spacing of Braced Wall Lines||Braced Panel Location, Spacing (o.c.) and Minimum Percentage (x)||Maximum Distance of Braced Wall Panels from Each End of Braced Wall Line|
|LIB||DWB, WSP||SFB, PBS, PCP, HPS, GBc,d|
|See Section 1609.3|||| ||  ||35-0"||Each end and < 25-0" o.c.||Each end and < 25-0" o.c.||Each end and < 25-0" o.c.||12-6"|
| ||  ||35-0"||Each end and < 25-0" o.c.||Each end and < 25-0" o.c.||Each end and < 25-0" o.c.||12-6"|
|  ||35-0"||NP||Each end and < 25-0" o.c.||Each end and < 25-0" o.c.||12-6"|
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm, 1 foot = 304.8 mm
NP = Not permitted
a This table specifies minimum requirements for braced wall panels along interior or exterior braced wall lines.
b See section 2308.6.3 for full description of bracing methods.
c For method GB, gypsum wallboard applied to framing supports that are spaced at 16 inches on center.
d The required lengths shall be doubled for gypsum board applied to only one face of a braced wall panel.
Statutory Authority: MS s 16B.37; 16B.59 to 16B.76; 326B.101 to 326B.194
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