TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 370 COMMUNITY LIVING FACILITIES CODE
SECTION 370.2370 STRUCTURAL
Section 370.2370 Structural
a) The buildings and all parts thereof shall be of sufficient strength to support all dead, live, and lateral loads without exceeding the working stresses permitted for the materials of their construction in generally accepted good engineering practice.
b) Special Provisions
1) Special provision shall be made for loads which have a greater load than the specified minimum live load, including partitions which are subject to change of location.
2) Consideration shall be given to structural members and connections of structures which may be subject to earthquakes or tornadoes.
c) Foundations shall rest on natural solid ground and shall be carried to a depth of not less than one foot below the frost line.
d) Assumed live loads shall be in accordance with the ICBO Uniform Building Code.