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SDCI Closures, Service Updates, and Inspection Requirements

SDCI customer service areas remain closed until further notice and continue offering services online. King County has approval from the State Department of Health to allow all private construction activities that are low-risk and adhere to strict COVID 19 Job site Requirements. The City of Seattle has issued requirements for construction projects seeking inspections. The City WILL NOT INSPECT any site that does not follow these requirements.

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Summary: Advanced framing refers to a series of building strategies that combine to create structurally sound wood framed houses that use less material, reduce labor costs, decrease the amount of material disposed and increase energy efficiency. A primary principle of advanced framing is to design buildings with conventional lumber and sheet good sizes to reduce lumber use.

Date Revised: 12/08/2009

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