Wind Pressures For Garage Doors




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These charts are sold as engineered sealed documents and meet the requirements of the selected Florida Building Code using “ASD Method” per ASCE 7-10 for the determination of required wind pressures for Components and Cladding. The selected FBC allows a permit applicant to submit for a garage door installation using the submission of one of these sealed wind pressure charts as one of three approved methods.


For permits after January 1st 2018, select code year FBC 6th Edition (2017)

For residential structures (“Risk Category II”) in Broward and Palm Beach Counties, the required wind velocity is 170mph.


For residential structures (“Risk Category II”) in Miami-Dade County, the required wind velocity is 175mph.


If you are near the coast, it’s Exposure ‘D’; inland is Exposure ‘C’.


Additional wind velocity requirements can be verified by calling your local Building Department.

For variations of this plan, click here - select 'Revision To One Of Our Projects' when asked, & reference the MPS SKU number listed herein.

Additional information

Weight 0.32 oz
Dimensions 0.0100 × 17.0000 × 11.0000 in
Wind Speed (mph)

170, 175


C, D

Code Year

FBC 6th Ed. (2017) (ASCE 7-10)

Plan Type

Wind Pressure Chart


Engineering Express



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