I was recently reading over the WFCM and was trying to find a section on how to connect a timber-framed residential structure to a masonry foundation wall. I understand this is typically done with the use of anchor bolts and the sill plate, however, are there any additional interior/exterior fastening systems or connections necessary as well? For example, hurricane clips on the inside attaching the joist to the sill or strapping on the outside connecting the sheathing to the rim board and then to the foundation wall? I've checked both IRC and IBC texts along with the WFCM and haven't read any clear-cut ways on what is to be accepted. Can anyone provide any guidance or perhaps point me in the direction of where I could find more information? Just trying to understand the best/most acceptable way to make this connection.
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