Floors - Live Loads

Floors and minimum uniformly distributed live loads

Minimum uniformly distributed live loads:

UseLive Load
(psf)(N/m2)
Attics, no storage with roof slope no steeper than 3 in 12 10 479
Attics, limited storage 20 958
Balconies 60 2873
Decks 40 1915
Fire escapes 40 1915
Garages, passenger cars 50 2394
Sleeping rooms 30 1436
Stairs 40 1915
  • 1 psf (lbf/ft2) = 47.88 N/m2 (Pa)

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