Ohio Joists and Rafters Span Tables Code 2021

Ohio Joists and Rafters Span Tables Code 2021 Adoption Info

Effective Dates January 1, 2021 – Present

Adopts with Amendments AF&PA Span Tables for Joists and Rafters, 2015 Edition

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Overview The AF&PA Span Tables for Joists and Rafters provide guidelines and requirements for the design and construction of wood joists and rafters. These tables specify the maximum allowable spans for different sizes, grades, and species of wood, ensuring that the structural elements meet the necessary performance criteria for safety and reliability.

The 2021 Ohio Joists and Rafters Span Tables Code is based on the AF&PA Span Tables for Joists and Rafters, 2015 Edition, with Ohio-specific amendments. This code sets the minimum standards for the design and installation of wood joists and rafters within the state of Ohio. The Ohio-specific amendments include additional provisions tailored to the unique structural requirements and conditions in Ohio, ensuring the safety and performance of these structural elements.