Ohio Masonry Specification Code 2016

Ohio Masonry Specification Code 2016 Adoption Info

Effective Dates January 1, 2016 – Present

Adopts with Amendments TMS 602-13/ACI 530.1-13/ASCE 6-13 Specification for Masonry Structures

Overview TMS 602/ACI 530.1/ASCE 6 is a specification developed by The Masonry Society (TMS), the American Concrete Institute (ACI), and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) that provides guidelines and requirements for the design, construction, and quality assurance of masonry structures. It covers materials, placement, quality assurance, and testing methods to ensure the structural integrity and performance of masonry construction.

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The 2016 Ohio Masonry Specification Code is based on TMS 602-13/ACI 530.1-13/ASCE 6-13 with Ohio-specific amendments. This code sets the minimum standards for the design, construction, and maintenance of masonry structures within the state of Ohio. The Ohio-specific amendments include additional provisions tailored to the unique structural and environmental conditions in Ohio, ensuring the safety, reliability, and durability of masonry structures.