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CAN I HAVE INTERIOR WALLS???
AS WANT 25 X 40 REC ROOM NEED SUPPORT DOWN CENTER FOR ROOF TO USE STANDARD TYPE V CONSTRUCTION

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I don't see why not.  In terms of support, you can use an engineered laminated beam, roof/floor trusses above, supporting walls, etc..  A beam can be installed with the bottom flush for a smooth ceiling. All subject to appropriate code compliant spans.

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Keith Fuller

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I'm an ICC Certified Master Code Professional fielding general building code questions. My experience has been heavy in fire related issues.

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I've been employed since 1985 as an inspector and plan reviewer, and am a municipal Assistant Building Official and Deputy fire Marshal. I've had fire service experience since 1972, having served as a three time Fire Chief and Fire Marshal in years past. The increasing workload, mandatory certifications, and continuing education requirements in recent years have caused me to concentrate my efforts on code related issues. I hold national fire service certifications as well.

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ICC Master Code Professional

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