State Adoptions

The 6th Edition (2017) Florida Codes are based on the 2015 I-Codes.

  • 2015 International Building Code
  • 2015 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2015 International Existing Building Code
  • 2015 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code
  • 2015 International Plumbing Code
  • 2015 International Residential Code

The International Green Construction Code is voluntary for cities and counties and is an option of state owned, leased, operated and financed buildings.

The International Property Maintenance Code is voluntary for cities and counties.

Links to State Adoption Agencies

Florida Building Commission

Florida Solar Energy Center

Division of the State Fire Marshal

Florida Office of Energy

Key Contacts

State Building Code Review Board:

Florida Building Commission:
Acting Chairman: Jay Carlson
Carlson & Soforth
Post Office Box 511232
Punta Gorda Florida 33951
Phone: (941) 740-1244
Email: jcarlson-soforth@comcast.net
Website link:  http://www.floridabuilding.org/c/default.aspx

Department of Business & Professional Regulation:
Thomas Campbell, Executive Director,
Florida Building Commission
Dept. of Business & Professional Regulation,
2601 Blair Stone Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32399
(850) 717-1823
Website link: Http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/bcs

State Fire Marshal:
Casia Sinco, Chief of Fire Prevention
Department of Financial Services
200 E. Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0342
Phone: 850 413-3619
www.myfloridacfo.com/division/sfm

Florida Office of Energy:
Kelley Smith Burk, Executive Director
600 S Calhoun Street, Suite B04
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: 850 617-7470
http://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Energy

State Insurance Commissioner:
Keven M McCarty
State Insurance Commissioners Office
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0305
Phone: 1- 850-413-3140
www.floir.com

State Forester:
James Karels, Director
Florida Forest Service
3125 Conner Boulevard
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1650
Phone: 850-617-7737
http://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Florida-Forest-Service