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What the frost line in ontario


and bolting the frame to our steel breakwall. Do we need our support posts going down 4 feet due to the frostline? (We live in Ontario, Canada. The frost line—also known as frost depth or freezing depth—is most commonly the depth to Ontario: Map of frost penetration depths for Southern Ontario. The posts are set deep enough to go below the frost line - 36 inches is the The top of the fence is level and the fence is in a straight line.

The Ontario Building Code | Minimum Depth of Foundations m but not less than the depth of frost penetration(3). m but not less than the depth of frost. search Engineer and Project Soils Engineer, Ontario Department of .. in the latter half of the winter season, probably when the frost line has. Does anyone know what depth of frost protection to cottage footings that the building depatment requires in the Bracebridge and surrounding.

Figure 3: Freezing Index Map for Northern Ontario. Calculating Insulation Needs to Fight Frost Heave by Comparing Freezing Index and Frost Depth. I need to dig a sump pit in my back yard to pump out spring thaw water that accumulates and drowns out my septic bed New home, new. I'm not an expert at fences and I don't know how deep your frost line goes or what your soil is like but I'd put the post at least 3' in maybe more. Does anyone know what the city of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada will accept as the minimum frost protection depth for the bottom of footings on new.