Code Administration Technical Advisory Committee
Telephone Number: 1-888-808-6959 Code: 1967168
Tuesday, July 27, 2009
(Concurrent with the Electrical TAC)
Public point of access: Room 250L
Department of Community Affairs
Building Codes and Standards
Code Administration: Members Present. . Herminio Gonzalez, Chairman
Randy Vann, Hamid Bahadori, John O'Connor, Tim Tolbert, Bob Boyer, and Bill Dumbaugh.
1. Reviewed/approved agenda and May minutes as presented
2. Reviewed and provided recommendations to the Commission on the request for declaratory statement as follows:
DCA09-DEC-257 submitted by Mitch Thomas
Question One: Does the Florida Building Code pertain to the installation of low voltage electrical systems (phone/ data/ security/ Closed Circuit TV/ fire/ security alarm systems/ page & music-speaker systems / fiber optics)?
Answer: Yes, section 101.4.1 of the Florida Building Code references chapter 27 of the FBC. Chapter 27 establishes NFPA-70 (the NEC) as the applicable code. Additionally, the NEC contains requirements for such electrical wiring installations.
Question Two: Is a permit required for installation of low voltage electrical systems (phone/ data/ security/ Closed Circuit TV/ fire/ security alarm systems/ page & music-speaker systems / fiber optics)?
Answer: Yes, section 105.1 of the Florida Building Code mandates in part, that a permit be obtained prior to the commencement of any electrical installation which is regulated by the code, unless the authority having jurisdiction has promulgated rules granting certain exemptions form the code for single family dwellings in accordance with section 102.2.5 of the FBC, Building
DCA09-DEC-259 submitted by Robert S. Fine Counsel for Malibu Lodging Investments, LLC.
Question: Does the installation of
lightweight material (such as vinyl mesh) murals on the exterior of existing
buildings require a building permit as might otherwise be required by Section
105.1 of the FBC (
2004 and 2007 editions)?
Answer: Yes. According to Section 403.1 of the Florida Building Code and Section 3107 of the Florida Building Code, Building the level of work described falls within the scope of the Florida Building Code regulated by the Code and for that a building permit would be required.
3. Any new business.
4. Adjourn 10:30 a.m.
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