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The entire Town of Truckee is declared a snow area and all structures are required to be engineered. To obtain a snow load for a particular subdivision see Table below. If multiple snow loads are indicated, or the project parcel is not located in one of these subdivisions, fax [(530) 582-7889] or e-mail the Community Development Department , the Division of Building and Safety (cdd@townoftruckee.com) with your assessor's parcel number. Please include the project street address and/or assessor's parcel number, a topographic datum reference elevation and a contact/fax number.  Section 1608.3, including Tables 1608.3 and 1608.4 of Title 15 of the Town Municipal Code provides general snow loading criteria based on location and elevation of parcel.

Truckee Snow Loads

SUBDIVISION
ELEVATION
GROUND SNOW LOAD (PSF)
Airport 5,900' 190
Biltz Armstrong Tract Over 6,000' 340
Cambridge Estates 5,850'-5,975' 185
Deerfield Properties 5,900' 175
Devonshire 5,850'-5,975' 185
Donner Crest 6,240'-6,360' 230
Donner Heights (above Lake) Over 6,000' 345
Donner Lake Level Under 6,000' 315
Donner Woods &
Donner Lake Woods
Under 6,000' 315
Gateway 5,800'-5,900' 175
Glenshire #1, #2 5,825'-5,975' 185
Glenshire #3 5,900'-6,175' 210
Gray's Crossing, Phase 1 5,925'-6,150' 205
Gray's Crossing, Phase 2 5,840'-6,035' 190
Gray's Crossing, Phase 3 5,855'-5,950' 180
Martis Valley Estates 5,775'-5,845' 170
Old Greenwood 5,900'-6,000' 190
Olympic Heights #1, #2, #3 5,800'-5,880' 175
Pine Forest 5,955'-6,100' 200
Pannonia Ranchos 5,800' 190
Pioneer Commerce Center 6,000 190
Ponderosa Fairway Estates 5,845'-5,900' 175
Ponderosa Palisades #1 6,000'-6,130' 205
Ponderosa Palisades #2 6,120'-6,240' 215
Ponderosa Palisades #3, #4 6,140'-6,270' 220
Ponderosa Palisades (Commercial) 5,900'-5,940' 180
Prosser Heights #1 6,000'-6,160' 205
Prosser Heights #3 6,050'-6,275' 220
Prosser Lakeview Estates 
#1, #2, #4, #5
5,950'-6,175' 210
Prosser Lakeview Estates #3 5,925'-6,025' 190
Prosser Woods 5,820'-6,080' 195
Sierra Bluff       5850' - 5910' 185
Sierra Meadows #1, #2, #2A 5,915'-5,960' 185
Sierra Meadows #3 5,915'-6,015' 200
Sierra Meadows #4 5,915'-6,015' 190
Tahoe Donner 6,160-7,600' 220-490 fax or email
The Meadows 6,000' 190
Truckee (in Town) 5,800'-5,900' 175
Wintercreek 5,900' 190
Wolf Estates 5,960'-6,280' 340-355 fax or email 

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Last updated: 8/17/2010 4:22:38 PM