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  • HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY CONSTRUCTION CODE

    ORDINANCE NO. 13-31

    DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT BUILDING SERVICES SECTION / CONSTRUCTION SERVICES

    Effective January 1, 2014

  • HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY CONSTRUCTION CODE

    ORDINANCE NO. 12-5

    FINAL 3/08112

    SAM

    An Ordinance establishing a Construction Code for Hillsborough County; incorporating the regulatory implementation of the National Flood Insurance Program through the Flood Damage Control Regulations within Chapter 3 of this Code; incorporating the Florida Building Code - Building, 20 I 0 Edition, and including all Appendices; incorporating the Florida Residential Code, 2010 Edition, and including all Appendices; incorporating the Florida Existing Building Code, 2010 Edition, and including all Appendices; incorporating the Florida Building Code - Plumbing, 2010 Edition, and including all Appendices; incorporating the Florida Building Code - Mechanical, 2010 Edition, and including all Appendices; incorporating the Florida Building Code - Fuel Gas, 2010 Edition, and including all Appendices; incorporating the Florida Building Code Accessibility, 2010 Edition, and including all Appendices; incorporating the Florida Building Code Energy Conservation, 2010 Edition, and including all Appendices; incorporating the Florida Building Code Test Protocols For High-Velocity Hurricane Zones, 2010 Edition, and including all Appendices; and an administrative section; providing power, duties, and operating procedures of the Hillsborough County Building and Construction Services; providing for Contractor Certification; providing for Building, Plumbing and Gas, Mechanical, and Electrical Boards of Adjustment, Appeals and Examiners, including membership; providing for severability; providing for violations and penalties; providing for the identification of the Wind-Borne Debris Region and Basic Wind Speed lines; and providing for the amendment of the Hillsborough County Ordinance 01-33 as amended.

  • WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County is required, pursuant to the terms contained in Chapter 553, Florida Statutes, to adopt and enforce building, housing, and related technical codes, and;

    WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County is empowered pursuant to the terms contained in Chapter 125, Florida Statutes, and Chapter 527, Florida Statutes, as amended, to adopt by reference or in full, and enforce building, housing, and related technical codes and regulations; and

    WHEREAS, the Florida Building Code Act of 1998 directed the Florida Building Commission to establish a statewide uniform building code known as the Florida Building Code; and

    WHEREAS, the Florida Building Code became effective throughout the State of Florida on March 1,2002; and

    WHEREAS, the enforcement of the Florida Building Code is the responsibility oflocal governments; and

    WHEREAS, the enforcement of Hillsborough County's participation with minimum requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program to ensure local availability of Federal flood insurance is the responsibility of the Board of County Commissioners and is enforced through construction standards identified within Chapter 3 of this Code, and

    WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County has reviewed the terms, conditions, covenants, and restrictions contained in the Florida Building Code - Building, 2010 Edition, including all Appendices; and

    WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County has reviewed the terms, conditions, covenants, and restrictions contained in the Florida Residential Code, 2010 Edition, including all Appendices; and

    WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County has reviewed the terms, conditions, covenants, and restrictions of the Florida Existing Building Code, 2010 Edition, including all Appendices; and

    WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County has reviewed the terms, conditions, covenants, and restrictions contained in the Florida Building Code - Plumbing, 2010 Edition, including all Appendices; and

    WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County has reviewed the terms, conditions, covenants, and restrictions contained in the Florida Building Code - Mechanical, 2010 Edition, including all Appendices; and

    WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County has reviewed the terms, conditions, covenants, and restrictions contained in the Florida Building Code - Fuel Gas, 2010 Edition, including all Appendices; and

    WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County has reviewed the terms, conditions, covenants, and restrictions contained in the Florida Building Code -Accessibility, 2010 Edition, including all Appendices; and

    WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County has reviewed the terms, conditions, covenants, and restrictions contained in the Florida Building Code -Energy Conservation, 2010 Edition, including all Appendices; and

    WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County has reviewed the terms, conditions, covenants, and restrictions contained in the Florida Building Code -Test Protocols F or High-Velocity Hurricane Zones, 2010 Edition, including all Appendices; and

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  • WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County finds that the adoption by reference of said described codes will establish a comprehensive construction code regulation, and as a result thereof will promote the public health, safety, and welfare.

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN ITS REGULAR MEETING THIS 8th DAY OF March ,2012.

    Section 1. The effective date of this Ordinance will be March 15,2012 the effective date of the 2010 Florida Building Code, upon receipt of this ordinance by the Department of State.

    Section 2. Hillsborough County Construction Code Ordinance 01-33 as amended is hereby amended and the Flood Damage Control Regulations within Chapter 3 of this code are hereby repealed and replaced as set forth in Exhibit "A"

    Section 3. If any section, paragraph, phrase, or word of this ordinance is for any reason held to be unconstitutional or invalid, such holding shall not affect the remaining portions hereof and it shall be construed to have been the legislative intent to pass this ordinance without such unconstitutional or invalid part.

    STATE OF FLORIDA )

    COUNTY OF HILLSBOROUGH )

    I, PAT FRANK, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Ex-Officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County, Florida, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of an ordinance adopted by the Board at a duly noticed public hearing held on March 8, 2012, as the same appears of record in Minute Book 430 ofthe Public Records of Hillsborough County, Florida.

    WITNESS my hand and official seal this _1_2_t_h_ day of __ Ma_r_c_h _____ , 2012.

    PAT FRANK, CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT

    By: ______ ~~-----------------

    APPROVED B~ COUNTY. fTrO~EY BY ~~ WL

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    Approved as to Form and Legal Sufficiency

    III

  • ORDINANCE 13-31

    Final 12/4/2013 AJG

    AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY CONSTRUCTION CODE, ORDINANCE 01-33, AS AMENDED PROVIDING FOR GROUND SETTLEMENT INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION PERTMITS PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

    WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County is required, pursuant to the terms contained in Chapter 553, Florida Statutes, to adopt and enforce building, housing, and related technical codes; and

    WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County is empowered pursuant to the terms contained in Chapter 125, Florida Statutes, as amended, to adopt by reference or in full, and enforce building, housing, and related technical codes and regulations; and

    WHEREAS, the Florida Building Code Act of 1998 directed the Florida Building Commission to establish a statewide uniform building code known as the Florida Building Code; and

    WHEREAS, the Florida Building Code became effective throughout the State of Florida on March 1, 2002; and

    WHEREAS, the enforcement of the Florida Building Code ts the responsibility of local governments; and

    WHEREAS, in accordance with these responsibilities, the Board of County Commissioners adopted the Hillsborough County Construction Code, Ordinance 01-33, which has been amended from time to time; and

    WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County finds that providing for a ground settlement inspection and remediation permitting process will further the goal of ensuring that structures are located on ground that provides the necessary support and stability; and

    WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Hillsborough County finds that the adoption of this Ordinance will promote public health, safety, and welfare.

  • NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN A PUBLIC HEARING ASSEMBLED THIS 4th DAY OF DECEMBER, 2013, in Tampa, Florida:

    Section 1. Hillsborough County Construction Code, Ordinance 01-33, as amended, is hereby amended as set forth in Exhibit "A". Except as specifically modified by this Ordinance, Ordinance 0 1-3 3, as amended, shall remain in full force and effect.

    Section 2. If any section, paragraph, phrase, or word of this Ordinance is for any reason held to be unconstitutional or invalid, such holding shall not affect the remaining portions hereof and it shall be construed to have been the legislative intent to pass this ordinance wit