Lumber Grade Mark

The link below is being provided to inform you that the grade stamp shown in the link was recently observed in New York; it is not from an accredited agency.  We are sending this information to you based on Section 2303.1.1 of the IBC/2018 and Section 602.1.1 of the IRC/2018.  Here it requires sawn lumber is to be identified by a grade mark of an accredited lumber grading or inspection agency and have design values certified by an accreditation body that complies with DOC PS 20.  In lieu of an appropriate grade mark, a certification of inspection issued by a lumber grading or inspection agency meeting the requirements should be accepted.

·         https://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/codes/alerts/ALSC_05_11_2020.pdf

Any questions regarding this information should be directed to the Code Assistance Unit, (609) 984-7609.