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Re: PENNSYLVANIA BUILDING CODE - Historic Live Load Specification

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The PA code is administered by the Department of Labor
and Industry, or L&I as it is commonly referenced. 
You can reach their site at|

You may still end up calling the local
township/municipality as everything was ultimately
governed at the local level.

Jim Wilson, PE
Stroudsburg, PA

--- "Polhemus, Bill" <Bill.Polhemus(--nospam--at)> wrote:
> I'm looking at a problem structure in Pennsylvania
> (Lancaster CO, to be
> more precise). Floor framing consists of p/s beams
> that have almost
> certainly seen a live load in excess of that for
> which they were
> designed. The current Pennsylvania Uniform
> Construction Code (IBC 2003)
> is pretty clear on what the minium design LL ought
> to be, but I'm
> wondering how that compares with what was in force
> (if any) when the
> structure was designed.
> Does anyone possess any information on the
> Pennsylvania building code in
> effect during the early to late 1960s?
> Thanks.
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