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Stairway Plan Information
The following information needs to be included in detail on your stairway plans:
  • 20 minute fire door with closer
  • 4 inch step at garage wall
  • 5 / 8 inch gypsum F.R.
  • Baluster spacing
  • Beams sizes
  • Bridging, solid or other
  • Ceiling joist size and spacing
  • Complete stair details
  • Double top plates
  • Doubled framing locations
  • Floor joist size and spacing
  • Hand rail
  • Header sizes
  • Hurricane ties
  • Joist hangers
  • Means of egress including door size
  • Open stair guards
  • Rafters size and spacing
  • Required landings at exit doors
  • Sheathing garage wall
  • Sheathing roof
  • Sill's pressure treated
  • Smoke detector locations
  • Solid blocking
  • Stair headroom
  • Stair rise
  • Stair run
  • Stair stringers
  • Stud size and spacing
  • Window sizes