Florida Building Commission

Existing Building Inspection Workgroup

June 6, 2023-8:30 am

This Meeting Will Be Held Via Teleconference/Webinar

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Access Code/Meeting ID 533-378-925



Workgroup Members

Jim Shock-Chairman, Heather Anesta, Anthony Apfelbeck, Hamid Bahadori, Joseph Belcher, William Bracken, David Compton, Dr. Anne Cope, Jamie Gascon, John Gatlin, Jeffrey Gross, Stephen Kowabany, Daniel Lavrich, Mark Mikkelson, Craig Parrino, Michael Savage, Brad Schiffer, and Brian Swope. 


Meeting Objectives

ü To Approve Regular Procedural Topics (Agenda and Minutes)

ü To Review the Existing Building Inspection Workgroup’s Workplan

ü To Review Background Information.

ü To Review and Acceptability Rank Recommendations/Comments Received from Interested Parties

ü To Discuss and Identify the Workgroup’s Next Steps

ü To Hear Public, Workgroup Member, and Staff Comments


Meeting Agenda

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


Welcome and Opening Roll Call

A.   Statement of Teleconference Participation Process

B.    Roll Call of Workgroup Members

C.   Identification of Staff Attendees


Review and Approval of Meeting Agenda


Review and Approval of April 27, 2023 Meeting Minutes


Review The Existing Building Inspection Workgroup’s Workplan


Background Information

1. Attachment_1-633-202-FS
2. Attachment_2-633-218-FS
3. Attachment_3-NFPA-1_Ch-10
4. Attachment-4-SFM_PP_Slides.pptx
5. Attachment_5-NFPA_1730_References
6. Background_for_the_life_safety_aspects_of_Assignment_2
7. ENG-SB-154_Condominium_and_Cooperative_Associations
8. Proposed-scope-of-work-and-timeline-for-SB-154-Assignment-3


Review and Acceptability Rank Recommendations/Comments Received from Interested Parties and Workgroup Members

1. 1st_comment_from_Jim_Shock
2. 2nd_comment_from_Jim_Shock
3. Comment_from_Brad_Schiffer
4. Comments_from_Rebecca_Quinn
5. Suggestions-staff
6. Comment_from_Steve_Kowkabany_Markups_of_Staff_Suggestions
7. Comment_from_Anne_Cope


Additional_comment - staff
9. EBIWG_Options_Acceptability_Ranking_Worksheet_6-June-2023


Identification and Discussion of Next Steps


Public Comment


Workgroup Member and Staff Comment





Staff Contacts:

Thomas Campbell, Executive Director (850) 717-1823; Thomas.campbell@myfloridalicense.com

Mo Madani, Technical Director, (850)717-1825 Mo.madani@myfloridalicense.com

Note: This document is available to any person requiring materials in alternate format upon request.  Contact Office of Codes and Standards, Florida Building Commission, Department of Business and Professional Regulation, 2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 487-1824