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Old 07-05-2010, 11:09 AM   #1
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What is the maximum distance allowed between block pillars in the foundation of a residential dwelling?

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Old 07-05-2010, 10:37 PM   #2
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I could give you the answer to our local code requirements, but it would require about 6-7 pieces of information to be provided first, and would still probably be of no use to you.

Not exactly a black & white question or subsequent answer.

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What is the maximum distance allowed between block pillars in the foundation of a residential dwelling?
Check with your local building department
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Yep, Building Dept. But do yourself a favor, and do NOT go down there without a set of plans they can use to determine your answer.
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Normally "pillars" or pilasters are not needed with decent design. Much depends on the home footprint, the depth and the soil type and moisture content.

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