Install railings on any deck that is 30 inches or more from the surrounding surface and on at least one side of a stairway leading to the deck. The top of the.
All decks require a building permit from the Building. Department. 3. Decks 30 inches or more above ground are required to meet all building setbacks for side.
greater than 30 inches above grade (at any point) require plans, decks 12 ft or ; . Handrail projections are limited to not more than 4.5 inches on either side of.
When constructing a deck, balcony or porch on your premises, a permit is required. . Open side of stairs with a total rise more than 30 inches shall have a.
Minimum required setback distances from the side and rear lot lines may vary . Decks, balconies and porches that are more than 30 inches above grade shall.
B. Decks that have a walking surface that is 30 or more inches above grade shall have a guardrail on all open sides. The guardrail minimum height shall be 36.
5 Apr 2016 . It's best to keep the finished deck height a few inches below the bottom .. boards of the frame into the posts on the front and sides of the deck.
All information in this handout pertains to 1 and 2 family residential decks. .. Open sides of stairs with a total rise of more than 30 inches (762 mm) above the.
floor joists (See Joist Span Tables on other side of this brochure). . If the walking surface of the deck exceeds 30 inches from finished grade, your deck must be.
24 Jan 2017 . On top of that, deck code is continually changing. . along a landing or other flat area with a drop on the other side. . 30 inches above grade.
If the walking surface of the deck is 30 inches off of the ground, your deck must . The steps for the deck must also have guard rails on both sides if there are 4 or.
decks more than thirty (30) inches above grade. Guards are also required on open sides of stair ways, raised floor areas, balconies and porches and shall.
INCHES HORIZONTALLY TO THE EDGE OF THE OPEN SIDE. IF ANY . WALKING SURFACE LOCATED MORE THAN 30 INCHES ABOVE THE FLOOR FINISHED GRADE, A . Permit fees for a residential deck are based on the deck square.
the home or are thirty (30) inches or more above grade. Decks and . e) All decks, balconies or porches, open sides of landings and stairs that are more than 30.
11 Apr 2016 . On the right side of the deck, where the three riser stairs are located, the grade drops off by more than 30 inches within 3 feet horizontally from.
Building a deck can add to the monetary value of your home as well as to your . Joists can be spaced 12, 16 or 24 inches (30, 40 or 60 centimeters) apart, . will go and measure half the joist's thickness from each of these marks on either side.
Decks less than 30” above grade and are not attached to any . FOOTINGS: Footings are to be a minimum of 42 inches in depth and the sides are to be smooth.
A building permit is required to construct or replace a deck. .. Open sides of stairs with a total rise of more than 30 inches above the floor or grade below shall.