Concrete Footings For Carport. People often ask us what size footings do they need to concrete the carport posts into the ground. Footings are especially important in areas with troublesome soils.
You can look up the recommended footing size based on the size and type of house and. As it is a carport I assume you will have reasonable access and will be able to discharge your concrete straight from the truck down the holes. The bigger your carports area the larger footings youll need to stabilize it and by.
Minimum sizes for concrete and masonry footings shall be as set forth in Table R4031 and Figure R40311.
Secure the carport directly to the concrete with heavy duty bolts and anchors. I have a pretty large residential carport that is to be flagpoled off six 7x7 tube steel columns. Into these holes pour enough wet concrete to bring the top level to about two inches below ground surface. 65 m 2 and carports attached to occupancies in Group R-3.