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Building Codes and Ordinances

Contractors should be aware of changes made to the Florida Building Code (FBC) which will impact your construction project.

Florida Building Code, 6th Edition was enacted by Florida State Statute for:

  • Building
  • Plumbing
  • Mechanical
  • Fuel and Gas

National Electric Code (NEC), 2014 Edition, enacted by Florida State Statute.

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), 1 and 101 Life Safety Code, Florida 2012 Edition, enacted by Florida State Statute. NFPA 1 Uniform Fire Code Florida 2012 Edition.

Florida Fire Prevention Code, 5th Edition, enacted by Florida State Statute.

Flood Plain Regulation (FEMA), adopted by the City of Delray Beach, Land Development Regulations Chapter 10. To obtain a flood map call (800) 358-9616 or go on-line to the FEMA Map Service Center.

Florida Wind Insurance