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Code Changes and Updates
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Florida Building Codes most significant chages:

The effective date for the 5th edition (2014) Florida Building Codes is June 30, 2015. All applications submitted on, or after, June 30, 2015 shall be designed in accordance with the 5th edition (2014) 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, 5th Edition (2014).

An analysis of the changes between the 2010 and 2014 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 5th Edition (2014) - Building

Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) - Residential

Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) - Existing Building

Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) - Energy Conservation

Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) - Fuel Gas

Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) - Mechanical

Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) - Plumbing

The 2011 National Electrical Code will also become effective on June 30, 2015. Information
can be found on the National Fire Protection Association's Codes & Standards webpage.

Analysis of 2011 NEC Code Changes

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