The effective date of certain sections of the Florida Building Code (5th Edition) have been delayed by the Florida Legislature until June 30, 2016.  The sections are:

  1. Mandatory blower door testing for residential buildings or dwelling  units as contained in Section R402.4.1.2 of the Florida Building Code, 5th Edition (2014) Energy Conservation Volume;
  2. A second fire service access elevator as contained in Section 403.6.1 of  the Florida Building Code, 5th Edition (2014) Building Volume; and
  3. Mechanical ventilation for residential buildings or dwelling units as  contained in Section R303.4 of the Florida Building Code, 5th Edition (2014)  Residential Volume.