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This certified plan is applicable for welded aluminum fence & single or double gate permits up to a 6′ height. It allows for multiple picket options and post connections to concrete using a baseplate or embedded post or to soil with economical footing sizes. Options also include pool fencing as well as applications requiring egress.
Residential Applications (up to 250′) please select the Residential Dropdown. Large Residential or Commercial Applications (up to 500′) please select the Large Residential / Commercial Dropdown.
This engineer-sealed plan has been designed to meet the requirements of the selected Building Code across the US as well as inside and outside the HVHZ in Florida (All of Florida including Dade & Broward Counties). Use it along with your other project documents to obtain a building permit.
This plan is non-site specific. Installations beyond the scope and limitations of this document shall require site-specific engineering.
For site-specific projects or California applications, click here to apply for membership and request a quote (contractors & manufacturers only, no homeowners for site-specific work).
This gate master plan sheet certifies up to a 8′ high rolling chain link rolling gate with track bracket, wheel, and carrier detail.
This document has been designed to meet the requirements of the selected Building Code and upon ordering will be signed and sealed by a Professional Engineer of the firm. Use it along with your other project documents to obtain a building permit. It is generic and installations beyond the scope and limitations of this document shall require site specific engineering. For site specific projects, click here to request a quote.
Note: This plan may be used alone or in conjunction with this matching chain link fence plan for a complete chain link fence solution.
This master plan sheet is applicable to the Fortress Evolution Host Attached Steel Deck Frame System. It includes numerous dimensions, wind speed/pressures, design loads, and component options for many common Fortress Framing applications. It is sold as an engineered sealed documents and meets the requirements of the applicable building code using ASCE 7 for the approval of structural adequacy as well as international building codes. Use it in conjunction with your other approved documents to obtain a building permit.
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For decks on grade, deck girders shall be supported as specified on approved engineering plans using products such as NADRA member NCP Industries Handi-Block or Handi Pier. Click here to learn more.
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