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 for permit. This plan allows a permit applicant to submit for a garage door installation using the submission of one of these sealed wind pressure charts as a code-approved method for engineering design for permit.
CURRENT FLORIDA WIND VELOCITY GUIDELINES:
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.
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