This is to inform you that the 7th Edition (2020), Florida Building Code (FBC), is slated to go into effect December 31, 2020.
As per Section 458, Manufactured Buildings, of the 7th Edition (2020), FBC, updating currently approved plans to the new code must adhere to the following code provisions: (Read More..)
In Follow up to the previous post regarding the public hearing to determine the seal (insignia) fee amount. Please find the following findings as received by the Nebraska Public Service Commission. The state seal/label fee remained the same at $0.19 per square foot for modular units. The minimum fee of $100.00 and a maximum fee of $1,000.00 remain unchanged. The $1,800.00 new (Read More..)
Flood hazard areas are established by the authority having jurisdiction. According to footnote g of Table R301.2(1), each community that is regulated under Part 1203 of 19 NYCRR shall adopt a flood hazard map with supporting data for their community. Section R322 outlines the design and construction provisions for flood resistant construction of buildings and structures in flood hazard areas. (Read More..)
The office of Housing Standards continues to work remotely due to the COVID 19 pandemic, however they have made a slight change regarding the mailing of industrialized housing and component insignias; (Read More..)
Please find the following link to the house bill (HB 1008). The new Georgia bill allows factory-built One- and Two-Family Dwellings to be constructed on a permanent chassis. The requirement for units to be affixed to a permanent load-bearing foundation remains. The bill is effective on 01-01-2021. (Read More..)
The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry has adopted rules governing elevators and related devices by updating the editions of several codes and standards for elevators and related devices published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), including ASME A17.1/CSA B44-2016 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, and ASME A17.3-2015 Safety (Read More..)