Notice of Declaratory Statement

Division of Housing and Community Development
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Florida Building Commission has issued an order disposing of the petition for declaratory statement filed by Gary Harrison, Collier County Building Official (Petitioner) on December 9, 2010. The petition was received on July 01, 2010. The following is a summary of the agency's disposition of the petition:
The petition was assigned the number DCA10-DEC-146. Notice of receipt of the petition was published in the August 6, 2010, edition of the Florida Administrative Weekly. The Commission determined that a 1023 square foot wood frame structure with 2 bunk rooms, a kitchen and bathroom which is used on a part time basis (two weeks per year) is considered a residential structure and is considered habitable living space under the Florida Building Code, Residential Volume (2007, as amended). The building must also meet the requirements of the National Electric Code (NFPA 70).
A copy of the Order Disposing 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.