Cantilevered Floor Joists

(1)  Floor joists supporting roof loads shall not be cantilevered more than 400 mm beyond their supports where 38 mm by 184 mm joists are used and not more than 600 mm beyond their supports where 38 mm by 235 mm or larger joists are used.


 (2)  The cantilevered portions referred to in Sentence (1) shall not support floor loads from other storeys unless calculations are provided to show that the design resistances of the cantilevered joists are not exceeded.

 (3)  Where cantilevered floor joists described in Sentences (1) and (2) are at right angles to the main floor joists, the tail joists in the cantilevered portion shall,

    (a)   extend inward away from the cantilever support a distance equal to not less than six times the length of the cantilever, and

    (b)   shall be end nailed to an interior doubled header joist in conformance with Table

Article Ontario Regulation 332/12 Building Code,   Information published by for educational purposes only.