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I want to install a couple of vents but my neighbor's wall is within 3 feet of these vents (directly facing)....is it okay to go ahead or is it against the building code? thanks for any information that you can give me.
 

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It would help if you stated what you were venting and where you're located as what can be done is sometimes regulated differently from place to place. If this is a condo, there are even more regulations.
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It would help if you stated what you were venting and where you're located as what can be done is sometimes regulated differently from place to place. If this is a condo, there are even more regulations.
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Thank you so much for replying so quickly. One is a dryer vent and the other is for the washroom. This is not a condo but a house. I realize that every regulations differ but is there any sort of general consensus regarding this.

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Bath fan- duct termination min. 3' from bldg. openings or plate line. IRC 302.2 UBC 504.5
Back-draft damper required.
Clothes dryer- duct termination- End outside in back-draft damper& no screens
Min. 3' from other building openings UBC 504.5 Smooth metal inside. No screws in airflow. 4" min. duct.
25' minus 2' per 45* bend, 5' per 90*. Male ends must face direction of airflow.
Steel duct only through fire-rated assembly. Be safe, G
 
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