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BE CONFIDENT Your Wall Bracing Plans Meet New MN Building Codes

NEW CODE CHANGE REQUIREMENTS FOR WALL BRACING CAN CAUSE YOU CONSTRUCTION DELAYS

Building officials are enforcing the new Minnesota State Residential Code requirement for these drawings, diagrams, calculations and worksheets.

Many Builders do not understand or have time to analyze the hundreds of pages of Chapter 6 of the Code dealing with Wall Bracing.

Keep your building schedules on track!

Get It Right the First Time!

TIMELY, ECONOMICAL EVALUATION AND VERIFICATION

We will evaluate your proposed house or addition plans and structure a wall bracing plan according to the prescriptive method of the code

The WBCVS verification service will make sure your wall bracing plans are in compliance with the new MN State Residential Code

WBCVS will provide a full set of wall bracing plans and worksheets including detailed brace wall line and brace wall panel construction that demonstrate compliance with the minimum requirements of the Minnesota State Residential Building Code.

Trust WBCVS to verify your wall bracing plans!

Save Time & Money!

SAVE TIME AND MONEY OVER OTHER ALTERNATIVES

Better, Faster, More Economical than an Engineer

Our residential plan review department has the knowledge, expertise, and understanding of the new codes to review your wall bracing plans in a timely, economical basis.

Plans are reviewed by trained, certified, knowledgeable, and experienced staff who understand the new wall bracing building codes and what is needed to get your plans approved by your local Department of Building Safety.

We are experts in the MN State Building Code. WBCVS understands the new MN Residential Building Code to offer this service to homeowners, builders, and contractors.

Many home designers don’t understand the complexities of the new wall bracing requirements.

The code does not require an engineer to provide wall bracing plans – only that they be in compliance with the code.

As Building Officials, we understand the code!

Your Plans Reviewed by Experienced, Certified Plan Reviewers!

WALL BRACING CODE VERIFICATION SERVICE ORDERING STEPS

Complete the WBCVS Submittal Package:

  1. Complete and Submit the Order/Transmittal Sheet.
  2. Submit an electronic set of your house or addition plans – including floor plans, elevations of each side and cross sections. (PDF)
  3. Read and acknowledge all Sections of the WBCVS Disclaimer.
  4. Submit payment.
INTRODUCTORY PRICING 
$150.00 – For small additions or garages up to 800 sq ft – single story structure
$200.00 – For 800 to 2500 sq ft – single story structure
$350.00 – For 800 to 2500 sq ft – two story homes
$500.00 – For 2500 to 5000 sq ft – up to three story homes

Our turnaround time is 2 – 5 business days

WBCVS will deliver an analysis of your proposed building plans and provide wall bracing plans and worksheets that will meet code requirements if your customer’s design requirements preclude a code compliant design.  Without engineering, we will contact you to discuss alternate design options.

WBCVS will provide a full set of wall bracing plans detailing all brace wall lines and brace wall panel construction that meets the minimum requirements of the Minnesota State Residential Building Code.

We will serve as your advocate for your wall bracing design with the local Building Official if there are questions or concerns.

Click Here to Request the WBCVS Order/Transmittal Sheet.