§ 150.02  ADOPTION OF BUILDING CODE.
   Except as otherwise provided, the current regulations mandated by the Florida Legislature and published by the Florida Building Commission, entitled Florida Building Code 2007, including all amendments, adopted by the Town Council and on file in the Town Clerk’s office, are adopted by reference as the Building Code of the town.
   (A)   Sec. 104.10.1, Florida Building Code, added.
      104.10.1 Modifications of the strict application of the requirements of the Florida Building Code. The Building Official shall coordinate with the Floodplain Administrator to review requests submitted to the Building Official that seek approval to modify the strict application of the flood resistant construction requirements of the Florida Building Code to determine whether such requests require the granting of a variance pursuant to Section 117. 
   (B)   Sec. 107.6.1, Florida Building Code, added.
      107.6.1 Building permits issued on the basis of an affidavit.  Pursuant to the requirements of federal regulation for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (44 C.F.R. Sections 59 and 60), the authority granted to the Building Official to issue permits, to rely on inspections, and to accept plans and construction documents on the basis of affidavits and plans submitted pursuant to 105.14 and Section 107.6, shall not extend to the flood load and flood resistance construction requirements of the Florida Building Code.
   (C)   Sec. 117, Florida Building Code, added.
      117.1 Flood hazard areas.  Pursuant to section 553.73(5), F.S., the variance procedures adopted in the local floodplain management ordinance shall apply to requests submitted to the Building Official for variances to the provisions of Section 1612.4 of the Florida Building Code, Building or, as applicable, the provisions of R322 of the Florida Building Code, Residential.  This section shall not apply to Section 3109 of the Florida Building Code, Building.
(Ord. 2009-07, passed 11-24-2009; Ord. 2012-10, passed 8-28-2012; Ord. 2014-02, passed 2-25-2014)