Implementation of the 5th Edition Florida Building Code

The City of Fernandina Beach Building Department would like to remind citizens that the 5th Edition of the Florida Building Code (FBC) will be in effect starting July 1, 2015.

Implementation of the 5th Edition Florida Building CodeThe City of Fernandina Beach Building Department would like to remind citizens that the 5th Edition of the Florida Building Code (FBC) will be in effect starting July 1, 2015. Application and supporting documentation should match the code cycle referenced in the engineering being submitted.

Depending upon the date of submittal, the Building department will accept plans designed under the 2010 FBC up to July 31, 2015. Any plans submitted for review (new projects) on or after August 1, 2015 must be designed per the 5th Edition FBC.

For an analysis of the changes and additional information visit the City’s website at: www.fbfl.us/building or contact the Building Department directly at (904)-310-3135 Monday through Friday, from 8:00am-5:00pm.

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