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SECTION 2503 - VERTICAL ASSEMBLIES

2503.1 General. In addition to the requirements of this section, vertical assemblies of plaster or gypsum board shall be designed to resist the loads specified in Chapter 16 of this code. For wood framing, see Chapter 23. For metal framing, see Chapter 22.

EXCEPTION: Wood-framed assemblies meeting the requirements of Section 2326 need not be designed.

2503.2 Wood Framing. Wood supports for lath or gypsum board shall not be less than 2 inches (51 mm) nominal in least dimension. Wood stripping or furring shall not be less than 2 inches (51 mm) nominal thickness in the least dimension except that furring strips not less than 1-inch by 2-inch (25 mm by 51 mm) nominal dimension may be used over solid backing.

2503.3 Studless Partitions. The minimum thickness of vertically erected studless solid plaster partitions of 3/8-inch (9.5 mm) and 3/4-inch (19.1 mm) rib metal lath or 1/2-inch-thick (12.7 mm) long-length gypsum lath and gypsum board partitions shall be 2 inches (51 mm).

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