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Does anybody know how far O.C. anchor bolts are supposed to be? It's been a while since I've done any framing, and I've got a garage to build next month. BTW, I'm in CT. Thanks
 

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Does anybody know how far O.C. anchor bolts are supposed to be? It's been a while since I've done any framing, and I've got a garage to build next month. BTW, I'm in CT. Thanks
We start 6" in from the corner and then 24" O.C.

Or we use Titan bolts (They are like a big Tapcon), the same layout but can be put in after the concrete is cured.

But I am in Florida so it may not be applicable to where you are.
 

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depends on where you are in CT. Local codes supersede national so check with your local building department. Thickness also varies. For instance nassau/suffolk counties in new york have been hurricane zones for several years now - our anchor bolts are 5/8". 6"-12" off corner and then spaced depending on locality. Depends on design wind load and height of building. Anywhere from two to four feet on center.
 

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Pretty sure here in Ohio, 12 inches in from the corners, then every 6 feet. Seems its different everywhere so hows about telling us where you are.
 

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12" in from corner then 4' oc is standard. Then the engineers get involved. I did a 5 story condo in Ocean Shores, WA built to 130+ MPH wind loads. The anchor bolts were 5/8" at 10" oc for the entire north side wall. It was insane.

Then you add hold downs for all openings, etc.
 

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24 from corner and 6 ft o.c is the standard around these parts
 
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