452.050 - Loads

452.050. Loads

1. All live and dead loads in a mausoleum or columbarium must be supported by the walls of columns connected directly to the footings.

2. The total load on footings may not exceed the safe soil bearing as determined by testing.

3. Footings must be designed for total loads, but relative sizes of footings must be governed by the dead loads only, with a proper reduction of the allowable soil-bearing value.

4. A crypt must be designed for a total load of 600 pounds. Such a load must be considered as a live load for the purposes of subsection 3.

5. Possible stresses from earthquakes must be considered in all structural designs.

Bd. of Health, part Mausoleum Reg., eff. 7-5-32

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