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Chris,

Thanks for the info.  The roofing is 3 ply composition with a mineral
cap sheet.

Jeff Coronado, S.E.
West Covina, CA

Chris TSE wrote:
> 
> What kind of roof?
> I have a copy of the 1973 UBC, yet I cannot find such a specific
> requirement.
> What I see on section 2305 (e) p. 122, is a general statement under the
> Water Accumulation:  All roofs shall be designed with 'sufficient' slope
> or
> camber to assure adequate drainager.......................And, under
> Chapter 32,
> it does describe slope requirements for different roofing materials.
> Hope this will help,
> Chris Tse, SE,
> San Jose.
> 
> Jeff Coronado wrote:
> 
> > We are currently evaluating a structure built in accordance with the
> > 1973 Uniform Building Code.  The roof does not have a 2% slope for
> > drainage.  I do not have a copy of the 73 UBC.
> >
> > If someone is familiar with 73 UBC, or has a copy of it:
> >
> >         1. Is the 2% slope a requirement in the code.  If so can you
> > please tell me the section so that I can reference it.
> >
> >         2. If 2% is not in the code, is it in the standards?  Were
> > there            no guidelines for roof slope in 1973?
> >
> > I would like to go on record that the slope of the roof is not in
> > conformace with the UBC but I need something to stand on.
> >
> > Thank you,
> >
> > Jeff Coronado, S.E.
> > West Covina, CA
> >
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