Structural Subcommittee - March 7, 2017 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
March 7, 2017 - 9:00am
Location: 
1660 Mission, Room 4009
United States

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CODE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Notice of
Special Meeting of the 
Structural Subcommittee  
             
DATE:                    March 7, 2017 (Tuesday)
TIME:                 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM              
LOCATION:             1660 Mission St., Room 4009 
            
This Subcommittee generally meets regularly on the second Tuesday of each month at 1660 Mission St., Room 4009 (DBI Office).  

Note:    Public comment is welcome and will be heard during each agenda item.   
Reference documents relating to agenda are available for review at Technical Services Division.  
For information or if you wish to be placed on a mailing list for agendas, please email to Ken Hu as follows:   ken.hu@sfgov.org

AGENDA 

1.0     Call to Order and Roll Call
          Members: Stephen Harris, S.E.; Chair; René Vignos, S.E.; Marc Cunningham; Ned Fennie, A.I.A.
                            

2.0     Approval of the minutes of the Structural Subcommittee regular meeting of January 10, 2017.


3.0    Discussion and possible action on SFBC 1705.20 regarding tests and inspections of post-installed anchor bolts.


4.0    Discussion and possible action regarding values of R in horizontal combinations in AB-107 Application of Engineering Criteria in SFBC Chapter 34B.


5.0     Discussion and possible action regarding Site Classes “E” and “F” in AB-107 Application of Engineering Criteria in SFBC Chapter 34B. 


6.0    Discussion and possible action on guidelines regarding Bearing Wall Systems and Building Frame Systems for assignment of R factors. 


7.0    Discussion and possible action on the triggers in 2016 SFEBC 403.12 Substantial Change. 


8.0    Discussion and possible action on State funding program for seismic retrofit.

9.0    Discussion and possible action on Soft Story Program status and quality assurance/control. 


10.0    Discussion and possible action on SEAONC’s development of a Soft Story Design Checklist.


11.0    Discussion and possible action on Information Sheet for acceptance of products used as Anchor Channels in Concrete Elements.


12.0       Subcommittee Member’s and Staff’s identification of new agenda items, as well as current agenda items to be continued to another subcommittee regular meeting or special meeting. Subcommittee discussion and possible action regarding administrative issues related to building codes.
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13.0       Public Comment: Public comment will be heard on items not on this agenda but within the jurisdiction of the Code Advisory Committee. Comment time is limited to 3 minutes per person or at the call of the Chair.


14.0    Adjournment
    

 

Note to Committee Members:  Please review the appropriate material and be prepared to discuss at the meeting.  If you are unable to attend, please call Chairperson Stephen Harris, S.E. at (415) 495-3700.  The meeting will begin promptly. 
See attached materials for information about meeting accessibility.

 

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 (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code)
 
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ACCESSIBLE MEETING INFORMATION POLICY
In order to assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illness, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products.  Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.

The meeting will be held at the Department of Building Inspection, 1660 Mission Street. The closest accessible BART stations are the Civic Center Station at 8th (at the United Nations Plaza) and Market Street and 16th at Mission Street.

Accessible MUNI/Metro lines servicing this location are the, 42 - Downtown, 14 & 14 Limited - Mission, and F - Market bus lines.  For information about MUNI accessible services call 
(415) 923-6142.

The meeting room is wheelchair accessible.  Accessible curb side parking spaces have been designated on Mission and Otis Streets. There is accessible parking available within the Department of Building Inspection parking lot.  The entrance to this lot is on Otis Street.

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Materials are available in alternate formats on request.