The Florida Building Code 6th Edition 2017 will take effect on December 31,2017.
For more information, please visit https://www.floridabuilding.org/c/default.aspx
*Effective May 26, 2017*
- Plan Reviewers will be available to assist you during the hours of 2:00pm - 4:00pm.
- To help expedite the Plan Review process, please wait to address comments until a
full review is completed and submit all corrections at once.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Building Codes and Ordinances
The new Florida Building Code (FBC) went into effect December 31, 2017. Contractors should be aware of the new and important changes which will impact your construction project. The following are the Codes which the City of Delray Beach presently enforces and web sites you can visit for more information:
Florida Building Code, 6th Edition was enacted by Florida State Statute for:
Fuel and Gas
National Electric Code (NEC), 2011 Edition, enacted by Florida State Statute.
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), 1 and 101 Life Safety Code, Florida 2012 Edition, enacted by Florida State Statute. NFPA 1 Uniform Fire Code Florida 2012 Edition.
Florida Fire Prevention Code, 5th Edition, enacted by Florida State Statute.
Flood Plain Regulation (FEMA), adopted by the City of Delray Beach, Land Development Regulations Chapter 10. To obtain a flood map call 800-358-9616 or go on-line to the FEMA Map Service Center.
Florida Wind Insurance