For Immediate Release
June 11, 2015
Contact: Nicole Lesson
Miami Lakes, FL - Please be advised that the Florida Building Code FIFTH (2014) Edition becomes effective on July 1, 2015. All permit applications and plans submitted on/or after that date must comply with this edition. To view the code online, visit www.floridabuilding.org.
For expired applications filed prior to July 1, 2015 we will grant extensions for permit issuance, when the following criteria are met:
- The extension is requested in writing, and an explanation is provided to demonstrate that the application was not abandoned and was being pursued in good faith.
- The extension is requested no later than 180 days after the expiration.
These requests will only be processed through the Building Official’s Office.
Expired process numbers that do not meet the above referenced conditions will not be extended. The applicant will be required to obtain a new process number, pay up-front fees and submit plans that conform to the Florida Building Code FIFTH (2014) Edition.
For more information regarding the Florida Building Code change, please contact the Building Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or (305) 827-4015.