Ohio Typical Timber Construction Details Code 2003

Ohio Typical Timber Construction Details Code 2003 Adoption Info

Effective Dates January 1, 2003 – Present

Adopts with Amendments National Design Specification (NDS) for Wood Construction, 2001 Edition

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Overview The National Design Specification (NDS) for Wood Construction, developed by the American Wood Council (AWC), provides comprehensive guidelines and requirements for the design and construction of timber structures. It covers various aspects of wood construction, including structural design, connections, and material specifications.

The 2003 Ohio Typical Timber Construction Details Code is based on the NDS for Wood Construction, 2001 Edition, with Ohio-specific amendments. This code sets the minimum standards for the design, detailing, and construction of timber 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 performance of timber constructions.