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Posted by: from
7/8/2011 at 1:20:56 PM

For a commercial resident do we need a city permit to install a separating wall that has no electrical or windows.

110' long X 30'High with 6mm Polly and Dry wall on both sides.

Steel Stud frame, Fire and Quake proof approved.

One double man door off to one side.

The reason is to cut the dust from entering both rooms.

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Date/Time7/8/2011 at 5:26:54 PM

Hi Roger! It would depend on where you are in Canada. But most cities would require you to have a permit for such a job. But if in doubt just call your local building permit department they can tell you right off where you stand. Hope this helps.

Brent Smith

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Date/Time7/8/2011 at 10:13:40 PM

It sounds like you rent/ own a warehouse space that you want to separate. Not structural, not fire rated, if you want to controll dust then put whatever you want. Hang a tarp or build a drywall wall that only supports itself. Although you should always consult your local building department, I'm sure they won't care. If in doubt, let them know the wall isn't permanent.

Good luck

Jay

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