North Carolina Wood Construction Wind and Seismic Code 2015

North Carolina Wood Construction Wind and Seismic Code 2015 Adoption Info

Read more: North Carolina Cold-Formed Steel Structural Member Code 2012

North Carolina Steel Construction Code 2010

Effective dates

January 1, 2016 – Present

 

Adopts with amendments

AWC SDPWS-2015: Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic

 

Overview

The AWC SDPWS-2015 outlines the requirements for designing wood structures to resist wind and seismic forces, ensuring structural integrity and safety.

 

The North Carolina Wood Construction Wind and Seismic Code 2015 is based on AWC SDPWS-2015: Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic, with state-specific amendments and additions to meet North Carolina’s unique requirements for wood construction in wind and seismic conditions.