1 Plate washers for use with adhesive or expansion anchors shall be two-inch (51 mm) by two-inch (51 mm) by 3/16 inch (4.8 mm) for ½-inch (12.7 mm) diameter anchors and 2½-inch (64 mm) by 2½-inch (64 mm) by ¼-inch (6 mm) for 5/8 inch (15.9 mm) diameter anchors.
2 Existing sill plate anchor bolts shall be permitted to provide all or a portion of the sill plate connection requirement if:
a. the anchor bolt is cast in concrete and in sound condition, and:
b. the diameter size and maximum spacing meets or exceeds the requirements of Table 92-A, and:
c. the sill plate is connected to a snug tight condition and torque tested per Section 91.9204.3.1.
3 Anchor side plates shall be permitted when conditions prevent anchor installation vertically through the sill plate.