Building And Fire Safety

Standard Designs - Retaining Walls and Fences

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Description

Author*

Screen Wall
CMU screen wall, 8-foot maximum height.   Includes foundation centered on wall as well as eccentric (offset) foundation.
SNBO
Retaining Wall
CMU retaining wall with optional 6-foot CMU screen wall above.
SNBO
Fence Clearances
Minimum clearance from fire hydrant to fences and walls.
SNBO
24" x 24" Masonry Pilaster
Requirements for constructing a 24-inch by 24-inch masonry pilaster.   May be used for supporting tube steel or chain link fencing or small gates.
COHBFS
16" x 16" Masonry Pilaster
Requirements for constructing a 16-inch by 16-inch masonry pilaster.   May be used for supporting tube steel or chain link fencing or small gates.
COHBFS
Extension of Masonry Fence
Requirements for adding a new masonry fence on top of an existing masonry fence.
COHBFS
Masonry Fence on Existing Retaining Wall
Requirements for adding a new masonry fence on top of an existing masonry retaining wall.
COHBFS
Rockery Retaining Wall
Southern Nevada Building Officials Rockery Wall Construction Standard.   To be used by design professional to aid in the design of rockery walls.   This is not a standard detail for construction.
SNBO
Allowable heights for fences based on material and location.
COHCD

 

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SNBO
Southern Nevada Building Officials.
COHBFS
City of Henderson Department of Building and Fire Safety.
COHCD
City of Henderson Community Development Department.