Posted on May 5, 2018
On April 17, 2017, the City Council formally adopted an Ordinance establishing a framework for the seismic retrofit of two types of existing buildings. The ordinance establishes the following provisions:Mandatory Strengthening Provisions for Existing Wood-Frame Buildings with Soft, Weak, or Open-Front Walls. Voluntary Strengthening Provisions for Cripple Walls and Sill Plate Anchorage in Existing Wood-Frame Buildings.
The ordinance for these two types of buildings will become effective on April 1, 2018. The final Ordinance can be found below:Ordinance 17-1004
In addition, provisions for existing Non-Ductile Concrete and Pre-Northridge Steel Moment Frame Buildings were formally adopted on August 7, 2017. This Ordinance can be found at the following link:Ordinance 17-1011
The Ordinance for Non-Ductile Concrete and Pre-Northridge Steel Moment Frame Buildings...
Posted on Apr 4, 2018