The 2007 Florida Residential Code is based on the 2006 International Residential Code
, which is published by the International Code Council.
Included in this code is a reprint of Chapter 1 of the 2007 Florida Building Code. Tabs are also included.
TITLE, SCOPE AND PURPOSE
R101 Title. These provisions shall be known as the Florida Building Code, Residential, and shall be cited as such and will be referred to herein as "this code."
R101.2 Scope. The provisions of the Florida Building Code, Residential, shall apply to the construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, replacement, repair, equipment, use and occupancy, location, removal and demolition of detached one- and two-family dwellings and multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses) not more than three stories above grade in height with a separate means of egress and their accessory structures.
Exception: Existing buildings undergoing repair, alteration or additions, and change of occupancy shall comply with the Florida Existing Building Code.
R101.2.1 The provisions of Chapter 1, Florida Building Code, Building, shall govern the administration and enforcement of the Florida Building Code, Residential.