Wood Frame Roof Systems

(1)  Except as permitted in Sentence (2), roof systems of wood frame construction shall be tied to exterior masonry walls by not less than 12.7 mm diam anchor bolts,


    (a)   spaced not more than 2.4 m apart,


    (b)   embedded not less that 90 mm into the masonry, and

    (c)   fastened to a rafter plate of not less than 38 mm thick lumber.

    (2)  The roof system described in Sentence (1) is permitted to be anchored by nailing the wall furring strips to the side of the rafter plate.

Article Ontario Regulation 332/12 Building Code,   O. Reg. 332/12: BUILDING CODE (ontario.ca) © Queen’s Printer for Ontario, 2021