Back9.3.2.1.(1)

ATTRIBUTION:

Most technical provisions of the BC Fire Code describe how the code’s objectives and functional statements are achieved. However, some provisions, like this one, do not relate directly to a code objective. The following analysis is provided to assist in understanding of the provision.

 

APPLICATION:

Grade stamping of lumber used as loadbearing and non-loadbearing framing members and as sheathing in stud wall framing and plank frame construction, and used as posts and beams.
This applies to buildings to which Part 9 applies [see Sentence 1.3.3.3.(1) of Division A for application of Part 9].

INTENT:

To facilitate determination of compliance with Articles 9.3.2.2., 9.3.2.3., 9.23.4.2. and 9.23.13.11.