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Yeah, I found the 25 psf from that same website.  Not sure how trustworthy 
it is.

When I called the building department, the front line person answering the 
phone had no idea what I was asking about and had to pass me to the voicemail 
 of one of the building inspectors.  So, I am not even sure they realize 
that it should potentially should be a FAQ.  <grin>



On Dec 22, 2014, at 11:18 AM, David Topete <d.topete73(--nospam--at)> wrote:

> You are correct. I was referencing the same table and rounded, for
> entertainment purposes. 😃
> The other hit from a Google search returned 25psf from 
> (I think...). That was based on the ASCE 7-05 design code.
> Good luck. Hopefully, the building department can update the FAQ's with
> this info.
> On Monday, December 22, 2014, Scott Maxwell <smaxwell(--nospam--at)> wrote:
>> I have a call into the Building Department.  In theory, I might hear back 
>> from them this afternoon.  They don't show it on their web least 
>> not anywhere that I could find.
>> The ASCE 7-10 map shows it in a Case Study area.  There is the table back 
>> in the commentary that lists 41 psf under the 2% annual probability. 
>> Where did you see 40 psf?
>> We are also doing a building in Mishawaka (which is literally just to the 

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