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 Effective Date of the 5th Edition of the Florida Codes

 

Effective Date: 06/30/2015
Category: NOTICE 
Date of Notice: May 20, 2015

Effective Date of the 5th Edition (2014) of the Florida Codes
(Building, Energy Conservation, Existing Building, Fuel Gas, Mechanical, Plumbing and Residential)
 
The purpose of this notice is to inform the building industry that the 5th Edition (2014) of the Florida Codes will become effective on June 30, 2015.
 
An analysis of changes between the 2010 & 2014 codes with comparison tables for each of the following codes can be found at the following link:     http://www.floridabuilding.org/fbc/Links_to_Code_Resources.html.
 
The same analysis of changes with comparison tables for each of the
codes can also be found at the following links:
 
Changes to the Florida Building Code - Building
 
 
Changes to the Florida Building Code - Existing Building
 
Changes to the Florida Building Code - Fuel Gas
 
Changes to the Florida Building Code - Mechanical
 
Changes to the Florida Building Code - Plumbing
 
Changes to the Florida Building Code - Residential
 
The 2011 National Electrical Code will also become effective on June 30, 2015 and information can be found at the following link:
  • www.nfpa.org/codes-and-standards
 
Please forward this information to others that you think will be affected by, or interested in, this notice.
 

 One Stop Permitting

 

The Building Department is designed to help Sarasota County property owners, building contractors and permit agents with the permitting process. There are many functions that the public can access including:

  • Help using Permits Online
  • Permit applications and other forms
  • Query by permit, people or property
  • Request for information
  • Licensing hub
  • View reports
  • Addressing ordinance
  • Disaster assessment

Contractors and registered users (username and password are required for some features) can access their information online and keeping track of permits linked to their license. Some specific features include:

  • Register with the county
  • Update personal information
  • Apply for permits
  • Status of My Permits
  • My State Certified Licenses
  • Renew licenses
  • Status of My Complaints/Requests for info     
 

 Building Dept. Links

 
  
State of FL - Dept of Business & Professional Regulation License Search
Sarasota County Property Appraiser - Real Property Search

 

 

 Important Notices

 
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AttachmentUpcoming Training Session - 2014 Florida Building Code Significant Changes Course (first come first serve ,arrive early)
 

 May is Building Safety Month

 
  
  
Backyard Safety.pdfBackyard Safety
Building Safety Month Proclamation.pdfBuilding Safety Month Proclamation
Disaster Safety Tips.pdfDisaster Safety Tips
Fire Safety.pdfFire Safety
Green Tips.pdfGreen Tips
 

 Office Locations

 
Sarasota Operations Center
1001 Sarasota Center Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34240

Email: Building@scgov.net
Phone: 941-861-6678
Fax: 941-861-6471
 
R.L. Anderson Administration Center
4000 S. Tamiami Trail
Venice, FL 34293

Email: Building@scgov.net
Phone: 941-861-3029
Fax: 941-861-3282
 

 Contact Us

 

Building Official
Greg Yantorno, C.B.O.
1001 Sarasota Center Blvd.
Sarasota, FL  34240
Office: 941-861-6637
Fax: 941-861-6645
Email: gyantorn@scgov.net
 
Deputy Building Official
Kathleen Croteau, C.B.O.
4000  S. Tamiami Trail
Venice, FL 34293
Phone: 941-861-6343
Fax: 941-861-3282
Email: kcroteau@scgov.net


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