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1303.2000 EXTERIOR WOOD DECKS, PATIOS, AND BALCONIES.

The decking surface and upper portions of exterior wood decks, patios, and balconies may be constructed of any of the following materials:

A.

the heartwood from species of wood having natural resistance to decay or termites, including redwood and cedars;

B.

grades of lumber which contain sapwood from species of wood having natural resistance to decay or termites, including redwood and cedars; or

C.

treated wood.

The species and grades of wood products used to construct the decking surface and upper portions of exterior decks, patios, and balconies must be made available to the building official on request before final construction approval.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 16B.59; 16B.61; 16B.64; 326B.101; 326B.106; 326B.13

History:

27 SR 1478; L 2007 c 140 art 4 s 61; art 13 s 4

Published Electronically:

July 11, 2007