Chapter 10 Wood
a. Certification. The fabricator may demonstrate to the SIER that the requirements of NCSBC-1704.2 have been met by furnishing evidence of compliance with the Wood Truss Council of America’s Quality Control Program, or its equivalent.
b. Fabricator approval. The SIER shall verify in writing to CCBSD that the fabricator is properly implementing the fabrication and quality control procedures outlined above. Verification may be on a job basis or by inspection within the previous twelve months.
SICC-1004 INSPECTION OF WOOD ELEMENTS
SICC-1004.1 Erection. The SIER shall perform special inspections of wood building elements during erection as required by the NCSBC for conformance with AR/SER approved documents. The SIER shall verify the following:
SICC-1004.2 Connections. All connections of the seismic-resisting elements of buildings assigned to Seismic Category C, D, E, or F are in accordance with AR/SER approved documents and applicable sections of the NCSBC. Special inspections shall include nailing, bolting, structural gluing or other fastening of the wood elements of the structural seismic-resisting system of all buildings, regardless of height, assigned to Seismic Design Category C, D, E or F, as required by NCSBC-1707.3.
NCSBC 1707.3 Structural wood. Continuous special inspection during field gluing operations of elements of the seismic-force-resisting system. Periodic special inspections for nailing, bolting, anchoring and other fastening of components within the seismic-force-resisting system, including drag struts, braces and hold-downs.
SICC-1005 COMPLETION OF WOOD CONSTRUCTION
Upon completion of wood construction, including connections, the SIER shall submit a completion letter to CCBSD. The SIER shall also indicate the date of completion on the final report of special inspections for wood construction.