Notice of Declaratory Statement

Division of Housing and Community Development
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Florida Building Commission has received the petition for declaratory statement from Paul T. Myers, CBO, Putnam County Building Official on March 30, 2010.The petition seeks the agency's opinion as to the applicability of Sections 553.73(9)(c), F.S. and 102.2(c), Florida Building Code, Building Volume (2007, with 2009 supplement) as it applies to the petitioner.
The petitioner asks if nonresidential farm buildings retain their exemption from the Florida Building Code if the farm expands its business through the processing of a farm product, business diversification, the construction of an office building, or the change of use of a nonresidential farm building.
A copy of the Petition for Declaratory Statement may be obtained by contacting: Paula P. Ford, Commission Clerk, Department of Community Affairs, 2555 Shumard Oak Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2100.