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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Did you know? 2021 Changes to the Florida Building Code

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Changes to the Florida Building Code effective January 1, 2021

Beginning January 1, 2021, changes to the Florida Building Code (FBC) relating to Building, Residential and Energy Codes(7th Edition 2020)   can be found on the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation website.  

Primary Changes Include: 
Wind Loads – Impacts From ASCE 7-16
Significant Changes To The Roofing Requirements in the 7th Edition (2020) FLORIDA BUILDING CODE -Building, Residential, and Existing Building
Significant Commercial and Residential Provision Changes Between the 6th Edition(2017) and 7th Edition (2020) Florida Building Code, Energy Conservation Volumes 

If you are thinking about new construction or renovations that might be impacted by these changes, please call the Wilton Manors Community Development Services Department at 954-390-2180.

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