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Steve:
 
I have used the same concept and design on canopy and large porch structures. 
I always check if there is enough dead weight for uplift resistance. I usually multiply the uplift load by 1.5 factor.  As you know in IBC country it is .6 x dead load not the .85 of CBC. 
 
Joe Venuti
Johnson & Nielsen Associates
Palm Springs, CA