Snow Load Info

How to calculate your own snow load

As of March 24, 2011 at 2:45pm the snow load at Peninsula Fire District Station #2, 801 Golf Club Road is 44 pounds per square foot.  We will periodically be checking the Fire Stations snow loads and reporting back on our findings.  We will not be going and checking individual residences or businesses for their snow loads.  

According to Plumas County Building Department building constructed prior to 1980 had a required snow load of 80 pounds per square foot and buildings constructed after 1980 has a required snow load of 100 pounds per square foot.


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