Florida Building Commission

Plenary Session

October 10, 2017

Double Tree by Hilton

101 South adams street

Tallahassee, Florida  32301

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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 Statements.

Ø To select the 2018 I-Codes and the 2017 NEC to conduct code review for the 7th Edition (2020) FBC

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

Ø To Hear Public Comment.

Ø Articles of Interest on Hurricane Irma

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

Committee and Workgroup Meetings held in conjunction with the Plenary Session

Meetings are held by teleconference and webinar unless otherwise indicated

September 22, 2017

10.00 a.m.

Energy Technical Advisory Committee

September 26, 2017

10:00 a.m.

Education Program Oversight Committee

September 27, 2017

10:00 a.m.

Mechanical Technical Advisory Committee

September 28, 2017

10:00 a.m.

Product Approval Program Oversight Committee

September 28, 2017

 1:30 p.m.

Plumbing Technical Advisory Committee

October 9, 2017

10:00 a.m.

Accessibility Advisory Council ***

October 9, 2017

 1:30 p.m.

Rules Workshop for Rule 61G20-2.002 ***

October 9, 2017 at conclusion of RWS UF Presentation

***On site in conjunction with the Florida Building Commission Meeting


Meeting Agenda—October 10, 2017

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 August 8, 2017



Chair’s Discussion Issues:


TAC Appointments


Updated Milestones



Executive Director Announcements and Discussions:




Accessibility Waiver Applications  (Accessibility Advisory Council Report)

1.       727 4th Street  Eric Kamhi #267 - 727 4th Street, Miami Beach 33139 - Issue: Vertical accessibility to the second floor. Staff Analysis

2.       Flamingo Real Estate & Management #268 - 900 Cleveland Avenue, Wildwood 34785 - Issue: Vertical accessibility to the second and third floors. Staff Analysis

3.       Florida Food Products, LLC. #269 - 2231 County Road 44, Eustis 32726 - Issue: Vertical accessibility to the second floor. Staff Analysis
Building Official Comments , Florida Foods Supporting Documents

4.       Keiser University #263 - 2331 Northwood University Drive, West Palm Beach 33409 - Issue: Vertical accessibility to the press box. Staff Analysis

5.        63 E. Pine Street - 2nd Floor Project #271 - 63 E. Pine Street, Orlando 32801 - Issue:  Vertical accessibility to the second floor.Staff Analysis



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



Applications for Accreditor and Course Approval



Legal Report



Declaratory Statements:

1.       DS 2017-051 by Rhiannon Morris of Midway Services, Inc.

2.       DS 2017-058 by Diane Magnus of Cronin Construction Corporation (Withdrawn )

3.       DS 2017-060 by Andrew Rodriguez of Architectural Design Collaborative



7th Edition (2020) FBC Code Update Development – Work plan

  • Selection of the 2018 I-Codes and 2017 NEC to conduct code review



Committee Reports:



a)    Education Program Oversight Committee;    

b)    Energy Technical Advisory Committee;

c)    Mechanical Technical Advisory Committee;

d)    Plumbing Technical Advisory Committee ;

e)    Product Approval Program Oversight Committee Report; 



Public Comment



Commissioner Comment



Articles of Interest on Hurricane Irma


Tougher Building Codes Pay Off for Some Keys Homes