Building Code

General

Maximum picket rail section length: 6 feet

Maximum glass rail section length: 5 Feet

Minimum railing height at 3 feet elevation: 36 Inch

Minimum railing height at 6 feet elevation: 42 inch

Maximum distance from bottom rail to ground: 4 inch

Picket Railings

Maximum picket spacing: 4 inch

Maximum picket or post distance from house: 4 inch

Glass Railings

Maximum spacing between glass edge and post: 4 inch

Required height from top of topless glass to ground: 42 inch