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In general it is up to the local municipality to define frost penetration.  The UFC 3-310-04 available on line at the Whole Building Design Guide lists Seattle at 9" for frost penetration. 
http://www.wbdg.org/ccb/DOD/UFC/ufc_3_310_04.pdf

Regards,
Harold Sprague



Subject: Frost Line
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 11:45:42 -0500
From: jmicayas(--nospam--at)riverconsulting.com
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org

Anybody from Seattle area can tell me how deep is the frost line?

 

Engr. Julius Micayas

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Senior Lead Structural Engineer

River Consulting- New Orleans

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