Decks

Exterior Decks

Section R507 IRC

R507.1

Deck ledger connection to band joist

R507.2.4

Deck lateral load connection

Table

R507.3.3

Decay resistance

R507.4

Decking

Table

R507.5

Deck joists

Table

R507.5.1

Lateral restraint at supports

R507.6

Deck Beams

Table

R507.7

Deck joist and deck beam bearing

R507.7.1

Deck post to deck beam

R507.8

Deck posts

Table

R507.8.1

Deck to Post footings

Link for helpful handout reference on deck building for Knox County TN

https://www.knoxcounty.org/codes/pdfs/construction_info/DeckInformation.pdf