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I did finally talk to someone at the building department.  He said use the 
41 psf.

So, 41 psf it is.

Regards,

Scott

On Dec 22, 2014, at 12:03 PM, Scott Maxwell <smaxwell(--nospam--at)umich.edu> wrote:

> 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>
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Scott
> 
> On Dec 22, 2014, at 11:18 AM, David Topete <d.topete73(--nospam--at)gmail.com> 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 groundsnowbyzip.com 
>> (I think...). That was based on the ASCE 7-05 design code.
>> 

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