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  • CHAPTER21
    MASONRY

    User note: Code change proposals to this chapter will be considered by the IBC – Structural CodeDevelopment Committee during the 2016 (Group B) Code Development Cycle. See explanation on page iv.

    SECTION2101
    GENERAL

    2101.1 Scope.

    This chapter shall govern the materials, design, construction and quality of masonry.

    2101.2 Design methods.

    Masonry shall comply with the provisions of TMS 402/ACI 530/ASCE 5 or TMS 403 as well as applicable requirements of this chapter.

    2101.2.1 Masonry veneer.

    Masonry veneer shall comply with the provisions of Chapter 14.

    2101.3 Special inspection.

    The special inspection of masonry shall be as defined in Chapter 17, or an itemized testing and inspection program shall be provided that meets or exceeds the requirements of Chapter 17.