Minimum Design Loads

This is Chapter 13-52 of the Chicago Code, titled “Minimum Design Loads.” It is part of Title 13, titled “Buildings And Construction.” It contains 38 laws. It’s comprised of the following 38 sections.

§ 13-52-010
Generally
§ 13-52-020
Resource document
§ 13-52-030
Permit drawings
§ 13-52-040
General structural integrity
§ 13-52-050
Additions to existing structures
§ 13-52-060
Load tests
§ 13-52-070
Floor loads
§ 13-52-080
Dead loads
§ 13-52-090
Live loads
§ 13-52-100
Thrusts on handrails and guards
§ 13-52-110
Thrust on passenger vehicle railings
§ 13-52-120
Provision for partitions
§ 13-52-130
Concentrated loads
§ 13-52-140
Accessible roof-supporting members
§ 13-52-150
Live loads not specified
§ 13-52-160
Partial loading
§ 13-52-170
Impact loading
§ 13-52-180
Special loading
§ 13-52-190
Posting of floor loads
§ 13-52-200
Restriction on loading
§ 13-52-210
Reduction in live loads
§ 13-52-220
Roof loads
§ 13-52-230
Minimum roof live loads
§ 13-52-240
Special purpose roofs
§ 13-52-250
Nonload bearing partitions and suspended ceilings
§ 13-52-260
Ponding loads
§ 13-52-270
Rain loads
§ 13-52-280
Snow loads
§ 13-52-290
Lateral loads
§ 13-52-300
General lateral loads
§ 13-52-310
Minimum wind design pressures – Buildings and portions thereof and other structures
§ 13-52-320
Interior non-load bearing partitions
§ 13-52-330
Tornados
§ 13-52-340
Earthquakes
§ 13-52-350
Soil and hydrostatic pressure
§ 13-52-360
Pressure on basement walls
§ 13-52-370
Uplift on floors
§ 13-52-380
Other loads