The Florida Building Code – Sixth Edition 2017 has been in effect since December 31st, 2017.
The Florida Building Code – Seventh Edition 2020 has been in effect since January 1st, 2021.
The Florida Building Code – Eighth Edition 2023 will be coming soon. Make sure you understand when this will take effect to ensure your design professional doesn’t have to re-do a great deal of research and calculations on your next project.
Use the website below to determine the effective wind speed for your project. Keep in mind the local building department may have their own windspeed maps that may supercede the values on the website of the Applied Technology Council.