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Old 06-11-2019, 06:59 PM   #1
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Footing For Lower Deck??


Hi everyone.

I am on the way to built a lower deck 14'x16' (16" height) but first question

Should I dig holes for footings 48" deep?
I live in GTA Toronto

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Old 06-11-2019, 07:59 PM   #2
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Found this...HTH

http://buildersontario.com/wp-conten...LDING-CODE.pdf

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Thanks !!!
but my deck is less than 24"
so I do not know if I can skip the dig work because I do not need a city permit
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Thanks !!!
but my deck is less than 24"
so I do not know if I can skip the dig work because I do not need a city permit
How does a permit affect frost?
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How does a permit affect frost?


Jeesh just help the guy out no need to get ****ty with him! Lmao!!


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Thanks !!!
but my deck is less than 24"
so I do not know if I can skip the dig work because I do not need a city permit
Skip it its just a deck.
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Wow all these new guys asking questions about decks.

Wouldn't it be the S**t if they were all from southern california?
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3.50 feet, 42


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