1434.19  CONCRETE SLABS AND FLOORS.
   (a)   Concrete slabs placed on the ground, to be used as a finished floor or as a base for asphalt tile or linoleum, shall be constructed as follows:
      (1)   The minimum thickness of concrete shall be four inches.
      (2)   The concrete shall be reinforced with No. 10 wire mesh, six inches on center, both ways.
      (3)   The bed shall be four inches of compacted, uniformly graded, well-drained porous aggregate other than cinders.
   (b)   Basement floor requirements shall be as follows:
      (1)   Minimum thickness of concrete, three inches.
      (2)   Bed on four inches of compact, uniformly graded, well-drained porous aggregate other than cinders.
      (3)   Continue concrete floor over wall footing projections to the innerface of the foundation walls.
      (4)   Integral pour with steel trowel finish.
   (c)   Attached garage floor requirements shall be as follows:
      (1)   There shall be a step or sill raised not less than six inches above the garage floor.
      (2)   Minimum thickness of concrete, when used, four inches.
      (3)   Bed on well compacted earth or aggregate subgrade.
      (4)   Grade to drain to door entrance, or to floor drain, if one is available.
      (5)   Integral pour with steel trowel finish.
   (d)   Driveway and walk requirements shall be as follows:
      (1)   Minimum thickness of concrete, when used, four inches.
      (2)   Bed on well compacted earth or aggregate subgrade four inches thick.
      (3)   Grade to drain properly.
      (4)   Provide one-half inch expansion joints at 100-square foot intervals or wherever concrete abuts other masonry.
      (5)   Provide contraction joints in walks at approximately five-foot intervals, and in drives at approximately ten-foot intervals, but cutting approximately half-way through the slab.
      (6)   Properly edge all joints and edges.
(Ord. 42-1981.  Passed 2-23-81.)