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Re: Brick walls on top of gable roofs

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Jerry D. Coombs wrote:
> To the letter of the code, that is correct.  UBC 97 section 2307 "Wood
> members shall not be used to support the dead load of any masonry or
> concrete"  There are a few minor exceptions, but that eliminates the use of
> a steel brick ledge attached to wood.  It is often done, and IMHO should be
> allowed for cosmetic brick, but the UBC says "NO".

As does the SBC