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1608.2 Ground Snow Loads. Add the following to this section:
The minimum snow load designs shall be:
|Less than 7,000 feet (2133.6 M)||30 psf|
|7,000 to 8,000 feet (2133.6 M to 2438.4 M)||40 psf|
|8,001 to 9,000 feet (2438.7 M to 2743.2 M)||50 psf|
|9,001 and above (2743.5 M & up)||70 psf|
1609.1.1 Determination of wind loads. This section hereby amended to read as follows:
Minimum Design Wind Speed varies between 90-180 ph (3-second gust), Exposure C in open rural areas and Exposure B in protected urban or forest areas. (See our Wind Speed Map and our Larimer Winds Interactive Map)
1612 Flood Loads. Delete the entire section and insert the following:
Flood Plain Overlay Zone Districts established in the Larimer County Land Use Code Section 4.2.2
1615 Earthquake Loads-Site Ground Motion.
Earthquake 0.2 sec spectral response acceleration Ss = 22.5, Site Class B
Earthquake 1.0 sec spectral response acceleration S1 = 7.0, Site Class B
1611.1 Design rain loads.
60-minute duration, 100-year return:
1805.2.1 Frost Protection. Add minimum frost depth.
1. Extending below the frost line of the locality (30 inches minimum).