BOAF Calls for Veto of House Bill 1021

Sanford, Fla., June 21, 2017 – The Building Officials Association of Florida have asked Governor Rick Scott to veto House Bill 1021. Building Officials, building inspectors, plans examiners, and building code compliance professionals across the state of Florida have asked Governor Scott to veto a bill that would drastically change the way the Florida Building Code is developed and maintained. Calling … Read More

Building Code Adoption

SB 7000 by Sen. Tom Lee (R-Brandon) http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2017/07000 and HB 091 by Rep. Stan McClain http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2017/00901, supported by the homebuilders, reverse the process for revising the Florida Building Code. Current law requires the Florida Building Commission to automatically adopt the International Code Council (ICC) codes every three years, and the Commission then may make Florida-specific modifications. Instead, the bills set the upcoming 6th Edition … Read More

69A-46 FM Rule Changes

A presentation is available for download that outlines the Florida Fire Marshal’s 69A-46 Revisions   [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_button link=”http://secureservercdn.net/166.62.108.22/ypo.393.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/AFSA-2016-69A-Revisions.pptx” color=”default” size=”” stretch=”” type=”” shape=”” target=”_self” title=”” gradient_colors=”|” gradient_hover_colors=”|” accent_color=”” accent_hover_color=”” bevel_color=”” border_width=”1px” icon=”” icon_divider=”yes” icon_position=”left” modal=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” … Read More

Broward Amendment F-112 successfully passed!

Broward Amendment F-112 successfully passed Thursday evening, March 10th!! It was a team effort with wonderful collaboration from many entities. We can be very proud of our efforts for ensuring water supply will now be calculated with true flow conditions and an engineered analysis. Broward County Board of Rules and Appeals will be sending out notification sometime in the near future … Read More