Florida Building Commission

Plenary Session

february 19, 2019

hyatt regency jacksonville riverfront

225 east coastline drive

jacksonville, florida  32202

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Meeting Objectives

Ø To Approve Regular Procedural Topics (Agenda and Minutes).

Ø To Consider/Decide on Chair's Discussion Issues/Recommendations.

Ø To Consider/Decide on Executive Director Announcements and Discussions.

Ø To Consider/Decide on Accessibility Waiver Applications.

Ø To Consider/Decide on Approvals and Revocations of Products and Product Approval Entities.

Ø To Consider Applications for Accreditor and Course Approval.

Ø To Receive a Briefing Regarding Legal Report.

Ø To Consider/Decide on Petitions for Declaratory Statement.

Ø To Consider/Decide on Commission and TAC 2020 Code Update Approval, and Recommendation Processes

Ø To Receive/Decide on Reports and Recommendations from Committees.

Ø To Hear Public Comment.

Ø To Identify Needed Next Steps, Assignments, and Agenda Items for Next Meeting.

Ø To Provide Additional Orientation to New Commissioners


Commission Committee Teleconference/Webinar Meetings

February 5, 2019

10:00 a.m.

Education Program Oversight Committee

February 6, 2019

 2:00 p.m.

Accessibility Advisory Council

February 7, 2019

10:00 a.m.

Product Approval Program Oversight Committee

February 7, 2019

 2:00 p.m.

Structural Technical Advisory Committee


Commission Committee Meeting—On Site

February 18, 2019

11:00 a.m.

Fenestration Water Resistance Workgroup



Meeting Agenda—February 19, 2019

All Agenda Times—Including Adjournment—Are Approximate and Subject to Change

8:30 a.m.


Welcome and Opening, Roll Call



Review and Approval of Meeting Agenda



Review and Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes and Facilitator Report for (December 11, 2018)



Chair’s Discussion Issues:

  FBC Milestones



Executive Director Announcements and Discussions:

  Bill Matrix (pdf ) (.doc )


Future Meetings:



Accessibility Waiver Applications: (Accessibility Advisory Council Report)

1.       1233 Collins #330-1233 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, 33139



Applications for Product (2014) (2017) and Entity Approval



Applications for Accreditor and Course Approval



Legal Report



Declaratory Statement:

1.       DS 2018-076 by Lorenzo Cobiella of Lineaire Designs, LLC

2.       DS 2019-001 by Jalal Farooq of AL-Farooq Corporation



7th Edition, Florida Building Code (2020) Update Process: Workplan Update

1.       Approval of TAC Code Modification Review and Recommendation Process
2.       Approval of TAC Review Process for Public Comments on TAC’s Code Modification Recommendations
3.       Approval of the Commission’s Code Modification Approval Process


TAC Meeting Schedule





Committee Reports:



Education Program Oversight Committee (February 5, 2019)

Fenestration Water Resistance Workgroup (February 18, 2019)

Product Approval Program Oversight Committee(February 7, 2019)

Structural Technical Advisory Committee (February 7, 2019)



Commissioner Comment Brown Letter



Public Comment

-DEM-NFIP Letter

-FEMA Report



Adjourn Commission Plenary Session



*Additional New Commissioner Orientation (following conclusion of plenary session)



** FFMA Letter