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									                 FROST PROTECTED SHALLOW FOUNDATIONS
               THIS STRUCTURE MUST BE HEATED TO A MINIMUM 64 DEGREES AT ALL TIMES AND
                        CAN NOT BE ATTACHED TO A FROST PROTECTED FOUNDATION
                               Kandiyohi County Building Department (2006 IRC)


Manufactured trusses (provide a minimum 35 psf snow load).                                                Provide attic access with an
Provide copies of the roof truss drawings from the                                                        opening not less than 20”x30”.
manufacturer.
Asphalt shingles, 15 pound felt, roof sheathing with                                       Provide diagonal bracing in
spacer clips. In a re-roofing application, the existing                                    the gable ends.
roof covering must be removed prior to the
application of the new roofing material.

Provide attic ventilation at a rate of one sq/ft per
300 sq/ft equally split at the ridge and eave.

Ice and water barrier is required 24 inches beyond the
exterior wall line.
Metal drip edge and fascia board.
Vented soffit material.
                                                                                                  5/8 inch gypsum board over a 4 mil vapor
                                                                                                  barrier (must be sealed) and a minimum
Install a rigid windwash barrier to                                              Rafter ties.     R-38 attic insulation.
the underside of the truss top cord.
                                                                                        R-19 wall insulation.
Headers must be sized to carry all applied loads.                                       4 mil vapor barrier (it must be sealed).
                                                                                         1/2 inch gypsum board or equal.
7/16 inch wall sheathing minimum.                                                       Energy type electrical boxes must be
                                                                                        installed on all walls and ceilings
Pan flashing is required under doors and                                                that contain conditioned spaces.
windows in exterior walls.
                                                                                        1/2 inch diameter anchor bolts with a 7 inch minimum
Vinyl siding allows for a maximum stud spacing of                                       concrete embedment. The anchor bolt shall have a 2 inch
16 inches on center including the gable ends (order                                     diameter by 0.125 inch thick washer tightened and
the gable end rafters accordingly).
                                                                                        countersunk 0.25 Inch into the sill plate. See MSBC Table
                                                                                        R404.1(2) for anchor bolt spacing. Not less than two bolts
Treated bottom plate.                                                                   per sill member or exceeding 12 inches from corners.

A 6 inch wood to earth separation is required.


Foam plastic insulation must be protected
from physical abuse from the top of the wall
to a point 6 inches below finish grade.
                                                                                                    Minimum slab thickness is 3 ½ inches.

Thickened slab must extend 12 inches                                                  Remove all sod and roots from under the slab,
below finished grade.                                                                 provide a minimum 4” granular base and compact
                                                                                      all fill material. Heated space requires a 6 mil vapor
                                                                                      barrier between the slab and the ground below. All
Provide minimum R-7.8 extruded or expanded                                            laps must be sealed.
polystyrene foam insulation vertically to the bottom of
the thickened slab and extruded polystyrene insulation
horizontally a minimum R-8.6 to a point 24 inches                       Install two #4 rebar continuous around the perimeter with a
beyond the foundation line.                                             minimum 20 inch lap and laps properly tied. (Rebar must be bent
(see section R403.3 of the 2006 IRC for specifics).                     thru the corners) Support the rebar 3 inches above ground and 3
                                                                        inches in from the edges.


                                               Kandiyohi County Planning and Zoning Office
                                                         400 Benson Avenue SW
                                                   Willmar, MN. 56201 (320-231-6229)                                        2-15-05

								
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