Building Codes

Residential Building Code of the State of New York Design Criteria

Climatic and Geographic Design Criteria

Ground Snow Load: 40 pounds per square foot for elevations under 1000. For every 100 foot above 1000 foot add 2 pounds per square foot
Wind Speed: <90 mph
Seismic Design Category: A&B
Weathering: Severe
Frost Line Depth: 42"
Termite: Moderate to Heavy
Decay: Slight to Moderate
Winter Design Temperature: -2 Degrees Far.
Ice Shield Underlayment: Eaves edge to a point 24 inches inside exterior wall line
Flood Hazards: Varies
Energy Zone: Zone 5

Commercial Building Codes: contact the office at (607) 739-7605.

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