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SEC. 91.1609.  WIND LOADS.
   (Amended by Ord. No. 182,850, Eff. 1/3/14.)
 
   Section 1609 of the CBC is adopted by reference, and LAMC Paragraph 91.1609.1.1.2 is added as follows:  (Amended by Ord. No. 185,587, Eff. 7/16/18.)
 
91.1609.1.1.2.  High Wind Velocity Areas.  The Superintendent of Building may designate certain areas of the City as "high wind velocity areas" when evidence or studies indicate that the wind velocity results in damage to structures conforming to the minimum requirements of this Code.  The Superintendent of Building may specify additional requirements over and above those required by this Code with respect to the following:
 
   1.   Glazing of openings in exterior walls;
 
   2.   Anchorage of post and beam construction;
 
   3.   Cantilever overhangs; and
 
   4.   Roofing and roof framing.