Post-Frame Design and Building Codes
Information about Post-Frame Coding Requirements
Post-frame construction is code-accepted and code-compliant with all applicable building regulations. Pertinent standards include:
The National Frame Building Association successfully achieved a 3-hour fire rating for a post-frame wall system that can be incorporated into a post-frame building without having to use more expensive non-wood framing systems.
Insurance for buildings can be costly, and should be a major consideration when choosing a construction method. This is particularly the case in commercial structures.
Post-frame construction meets specific zoning requirements within almost all geographic areas.