Friday, March 30, 2012
New Building Codes
New building and construction codes went into effect on March 15th, 2012 for Broward County. These codes changed the zones for hurricane resistance, making more stringent building restrictions so that properties will be better protected against wind. Existing properties will not need any changes made to them. Any changes made going forward will need to adhere to the new codes. Any plans already approved will remain approved, but may be out of code by the time they are built. Many builders are redoing their plans so that they will adhere to the new code.