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HURRICANE PRECAUTIONS SECURE YOUR JOB FORT MYERS BEACH

THE PROPERTY OWNER, CONTRACTOR,

OCCUPANT OR USER OF PROPERTY SHALL TAKE PRECAUTIONS FOR THE SECURING OF

BUILDINGS, CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, AND EQUIPMENT.

FASTEN DOWN OR REMOVE ALL HAZARDOUS

OBJECTS

Including:

  • Construction trailers
  • Temporary toilets
  • Roofing materials
  • Building materials
  • Trash and dumpsters
  • Forms, equipment, etc.
  • Unsecured structures
  • Temporary electric service poles
  • Any loose objects or debris which can become airborne

By Order of:

Town of  Fort  Myers Beach

Courtesy : Town of  Fort  Myers Beach

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Exposure represents the adjustments due the characteristics of the terrain surrounding the building.

Exposure B.For buildings with a mean roof height of less than or equal to 30 feet (9144 mm), Exposure B shall apply where the ground surface roughness, as defined by Surface Roughness B, prevails in the upwind direction for a distance of at least 1,500 feet (457 m). For buildings with a mean roof height greater than 30 feet (9144 mm), Exposure B shall apply where Surface Roughness B prevails in the upwind direction for a distance of at least 2,600 feet (792 m) or 20 times the height of the building, whichever is greater.

Exposure C.Exposure C shall apply for all cases where Exposure B or D does not apply.

Exposure D.Exposure D shall apply where the ground surface roughness, as defined by Surface Roughness D, prevails in the upwind direction for a distance of at least 5,000 feet (1524 m) or 20 times the height of the building, whichever is greater. Exposure D shall also apply where the ground surface roughness immediately upwind of the site is B or C, and the site is within a distance of 600 feet (183 m) or 20 times the building height, whichever is greater, from an Exposure D condition as defined in the previous sentence.

 

 
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