Building Design Information

Minimum Design Parameters for Fairbanks, Alaska

Minimum roof snow load (Pf):  50 PSF
Minimum ground snow load (Pg):  60 PSF
Snow exposure coefficient:  1.0
(Note: 15% LDF is not allowed for snow loads on wood framed or wood trussed roofs)
Basic wind speed:  90 MPH

Seismic design category: D1 [Seismic City Map].

Use the following links to view checklists of plan requirements to include with your permit application
Residential Plan Requirements [PDF Format | 64 KB]
Commercial Plan Requirements [PDF Format | 59 KB]
Permit Applications

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