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Is it a requirement of the UBC that, EVEN IN ZONE 1, all infill brick =
masonry walls be positively anchored to structural members providing =
lateral stability (floors and columns).

If such anchoring is not a requirement, in zone 1, I would be grateful =
if specific reference be provided from UBC or other applicable codes to =
support the case for such exemption.

Rizwan Mirza

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