International Building Code Section 2307


International Building Code 2307.1

Load and resistance factor design. The structural
analysis and construction of wood elements and structures
using load and resistance factor design shall be in accordance
with AF&PA NDS.

Wood structural panel shear walls. In Seismic
Design Category D, E or F, where shear design values
exceed 490 pounds per foot (7154 N/m), all framing members
receiving edge nailing from abutting panels shall not be
less than a single 3-inch (76 mm) nominal member or two
2-inch (51 mm) nominal members fastened together in
accordance with AF&PA NDS to transfer the design shear
value between framing members. Wood structural panel
joint and sill plate nailing shall be staggered in all cases. See
Section 2305.3.11 for sill plate size and anchorage requirements.

International Building Code 2307.1.1

Wood structural panel shear walls. In Seismic
Design Category D, E or F, where shear design values
exceed 490 pounds per foot (7154 N/m), all framing members
receiving edge nailing from abutting panels shall not be
less than a single 3-inch (76 mm) nominal member or two
2-inch (51 mm) nominal members fastened together in
accordance with AF&PA NDS to transfer the design shear
value between framing members. Wood structural panel
joint and sill plate nailing shall be staggered in all cases. See
Section 2305.3.11 for sill plate size and anchorage requirements.