Berkeley (CA) Proposes Tougher Balcony Standards
Planning and Development Director Eric Angstadt proposes adding several sections to the city Building Code. One would mandate cross-ventilation for enclosed assemblies of balconies, landings, decks and stairs. Another would require naturally durable or preservative-treated wood, corrosion-resistant steel or similar approved materials for the floors of balconies, landings, decks, stairs and other projections. Read the article……….
In a prior column on ‘The Southampton’, a condominium located in the west end of Toronto, I indicated that it
It’s that time of year again when Boards are planning for the New Year. One of the tasks on their