NEW! Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) became effective June 30, 2015
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Welcome to the Central Florida Chapter BOAF/ICC Website. Here you will find information about our chapter meetings, hot topics, building code updates, and useful links to the state BOAF website, Florida statutes and rules, governing boards, and local member building departments. Feel free to peruse the pages. Check back frequently as we plan to update regularly. If you have suggestions or spot corrections that need to be made, call or email the administrator at the phone number/email at the bottom of the page.
Your 2015-2016 officers:
Past President Dean Hall --Ocoee
President Cindy Nielsen--Orange County
Vice-President -- Dale Baker--Casselberry - UES
Secretary -- Tom Dalton -- Altamonte Springs
Treasurer -- Kris Stenger -- Winter Park
Chapter Director -- Steve Fiorey -- Sanford
State BOAF Director Allen Johnson -- Maitland
First Meeting at our new location GOBA Headquarters
Next Chapter Meeting is April 13, 2016
Location: GOBA Headquarters
1953 Clayton Heritage Way
Maitland, Florida 32751
*********MEETING STARTS AT 9:00AM*********
Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance
Introduction of Guests
Presenter: Bimmie Eustace, Director at Interplan LLC, FL Builidng Commission's Accessibility Technical Assistance Committee (TAC) email@example.com
Approval of Minutes
Last three chapter programs:
February 10, 2016: Accessibility Issues
Bimmie Eustace, Director at Interplan LLC, FL Builidng Commission's Accessibility Technical Assistance Committee (TAC) firstname.lastname@example.org
January 13, 2016: Latest Advances in Fireproofing/Fire Resistance. Chris Birchfield, Global Fireproofing Solutions. Office 877-751-0990 Cell 404-732-4214 email@example.com
Dec 9, 2016: "Recruiting Stragegies and Inspector Certifications" Speaker: John O'Connor-American Building Safety Association Inc. firstname.lastname@example.org
Legislative Day in Tallahassee was April 2nd, everyone represented BOAF well and contributed greatly to efforts to tell our story to the decision makers in Tallahassee. The State BOAF was represented well this year but it always carries a greater impact the more people we have attending and we hope more can go next year.
Chapter Awards from October 14, 2015
CALENDAR AT A GLANCE
March 12th Annual Picnic, Saturday 10:00am, at Ocoee Women's Club Building
4 North Lakewood Avenue
Program: Food Fun, Award, Door Prizes
April 13th Monthly Chapter Meeting at HBA Headquarters.
Program: National Electrical Code Updates
Speaker: Vince Della Croce, Resident Compliance Specialist email@example.com 562-321-0965
May 11th Monthly Chapter Meeting at HBA Headquarters.
Program: Florida Energy Code Updates
Speaker: Arlene Stewart, President at AZS Consulting, Inc. firstname.lastname@example.org
June 8th Monthly Chapter Meeting at HBA Headquarters.
Program: Mandatory Blower Door Testing & Window Testing
Building Officials Appreciatioin Event at the Greater Orlando Builders Association Headquarters in Maitland on 1/27/16. Food and Fun was had by all in attendance. Pictured above left to right is Cindy Nielsen, Joe Crum, Dale Baker of Adrianna Sekula of GOBA.
Central Florida Chapter 2016 Ralph W. Jones, Jr, Memorial Scholarship Awards Program
The Central Florida Chapter of the Building Officials Association of Florida/International Code Council has established the Ralph W. Jones, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Awards scholarship fund to in the memory of one of its founders and lifelong contributors to further the education of persons selected by the scholarship selection committee pursuant to the following criteria.
To be eligible for this award, the applicant must be a member, dependent son or daughter or dependent stepson or stepdaughter of a member, or grandchild of a member of the Central Florida Chapter. The applicant must be sponsored by that member.
The deadline for application is February 15, 2016. Completed applications must be returned to the BOAF office:
Central Florida Chapter BOAF/ICC Attn: Ralph W. Jones III, Scholarship Awards Chairman 528 West Lake Mary Blvd Sanford, FL 32773
For additional events involving the state BOAF click here
On the righthand menu click archives. You will have to register in order to view the live webinar sessions. No registration is necessary to view the archived sessions. These are NOT approved for BCAIB CEUs but are very informative nonetheless.
We have books available from the International family of codes which is the base code for the Florida Building Code Effective 12/31/14. These were the books from the November ICC training class hosted by our chapter.
Click on picture below to purchase books.
State BOAF site seminars provide future training opportunites. This training qualifies for CEU credits for Engineers and Contractors but unfortunately the approval is pending for Architects.
Familiar with the names Bill Neese, Bill Tangye, and Ralph Jones but don't know their contribution to the industry? Click here to find out -- HERE
Cindy Nielsen conducting the Chapter Meeting January 13, 2016.
SERVE AS AN OFFICER
Officers serve a term of one year in their position and, subject to vote of the members, move in consecutive years through the chairs from Chapter Director to Treasurer to Secretary to Vice-President to President to Past President.
Serving as an officer is a good opportunity to give back to and work towards improving the industry that provides your livelihood. Let an officer know if you are interested in serving. See our By-Laws in the "About Us" section for more information on requirements and duties of officers.
Typical Chapter Meeting Schedule
If your schedule permits, utilizing Sunrail to get to Maitland for the chapter meeting might be a viable option for you. The station is about a half mile from the GOBA building which is about a 12 minute walk depending on your pace. The train arrives from the northern starting points at 8:29am and leaves to go back north at 11:48 an. Sunrail arrives from southern starting points at 8:18 or 8:48 am and departs to go back south at 12:59 pm. For the complete train schedule showing departure times from a station near you click on the train below.