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Florida Building Code and Florida Fire Prevention Code Update

November 03, 2020 6:46 PM | Nena Gang (Administrator)

Information for this Blog Update provided by
ECF Member 
Bryan P. Holland


The 7th Edition (2020) Florida Building Code goes into effect on December 31, 2020. The 2020 edition is based on the 2018 I-Codes and includes the adoption of the 2017 NEC, with no state amendments. The 9-volume set of codes can be accessed by clicking Here.

The Analysis of changes to the 2020 edition can be reviewed Here.
Please Click here to view the draft timeline and work plan for the 8th Edition of the (2023) Florida Building Code, based on the 2021 I-Codes and 2020 NEC.
The 7th Edition Florida Fire Prevention Code goes into effect on 
December 31, 2020. The 2020 edition is based on the NFPA 1-2018 and NFPA 101-2018. General information and access to the Florida Fire Prevention Code can be obtained Here.

Florida specific amendments to the NFPA 1 can be reviewed Here.
Florida specific amendments to the NFPA 101  can be reviewed Here.
Local amendments to the Florida Fire Prevention Code can be accessed
Here.

  • Click here to view the tentative composition of the new 19-member Florida Building Commission effective 1/1/2021.   

    The final Commission meeting in 2020 will be held on 12/15/2020 via web conference. No agenda items of interest to the electroindustry are expected at this meeting.

Special  Thanks to:

Bryan P. Holland, MCP, AStd.
Senior Field Representative-Southern Region

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