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Code Changes

Florida Building Codes changes:

The effective date for the 6th edition (2017) Florida Building Codes was December 31, 2017. All applications submitted on, or after, December 31, 2017 shall be designed in accordance with the 6th edition (2017) Florida Building Code for Building, Residential, Existing Building, Energy Conservation, Fuel Gas, Mechanical, and/or Plumbing.

Copies of the new codes are accessible on the ICC International Code Council's webpage: Florida Building Code, 6th Edition (2017).

An analysis of the changes between the 2014 and 2017 codes with comparison tables for each code can be found on the following links or on the Florida Department of Professional Regulation's Code Resources webpage.

Florida Building Code 6th Edition (2017) - Building

Florida Building Code 6th Edition (2017) - Residential

Florida Building Code 6th Edition (2017) - Existing Building

Florida Building Code 6th Edition (2017) - Energy Conservation

Florida Building Code 6th Edition (2017) - Fuel Gas

Florida Building Code 6th Edition (2017) - Mechanical

Florida Building Code 6th Edition (2017) - Plumbing

The 2014 National Electrical Code and the 6th Edition (2017) - Florida Fire Prevention Code also became effective on December 31, 2017.


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