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Technical Information


Information on this site has been compiled by theBuilding Permit  Kandiyohi County Department of Environmental Services The handouts available here are current as of the date of publication.  Documents may be routinely updated.  Any questions with these forms should be directed to the Environmental Services Department.


Technical Information:





Egress Windows

Porches and Additions

Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Alarms
Round Footing Sizes
Snow Load Requirements
Square Footing Sizes
10" Masonry Wall Reinforcing
12" Masonry Wall Reinforcing
Exterior Drainage Foundation Insulation
Interior Foundation Insulation Requirements Rigid
Exterior Nondraining Foundation Insulation
Interior Foundation Insulation Requirements Spray Applied
Interior Foundation Insulation Requirements Unfaced Fiberglass
Specific Insulation Requirements
Residential Foundation Insulation - General Info
Radon Information


Technical Illustrations (samples):


Wall Section – Basement
Wall Section – Crawlspace
Wall Section – Slab on Grade w/Frost Footings
Wall Section – Shallow Frost Protection
Wall Section – Permanent Wood Foundation
Wall Section – Attached or Detached Garage
Wall Section – Garage Slab on Grade (Floating Slab)
  Wall Section – Post Framed Accessory Building
  Residential Stairs - Straight Flight
  Residential Stairs - Winder/Circular/Spiral


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