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Welcome to The Facilities Building Department for Permitting

Brevard Public Schools, Facilities Permitting and Code Compliance Office provides for the safety, public health, and general welfare through the administration and enforcement of the Florida Building and Fire Prevention Codes. Our office currently provides services for 82 schools and 22 ancillary sites owned and under the jurisdiction of The Brevard Public School Board. Activities include administration of the code, plan review, permit issuance, inspections, and issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy (CO) or Certificate of Completion (COC). All projects located on Board property require a permit; regardless of size or cost to alter, repair, construct, enlarge, move, demolish, or change the occupancy of a building or structure.

 

The 2017 Florida Building Code, 6th Edition

Provisions of this code became effective on December 31, 2017 and shall apply to the construction, alteration, relocation, enlargement, replacement, repair, equipment, use and occupancy, location, maintenance, removal and demolition of every building or structure located on School Board properties; or any appurtenances connected or attached to such buildings or structures. All project permit applications, construction plans, and associated documents dated on or after January 1, 2018, shall be reviewed in accordance with the below listed codes and standards:

 2017 Florida Building Code (FBC), 6th Edition; including Referenced Standards in (Chapter 35);

 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC);

 2014 State Requirements for Educational Facilities (SREF);

 2017 Florida Fire Prevention Code (FFPC);

 Brevard Public Schools Design Standards.

Our goal is to help provide a safe, healthy, and productive, learning and working environment. We hope this website provides assistance for your participation in this effort. Our goal is to help provide a safe, healthy, and productive, learning and working environment. We hope this website provides assistance for your participation in this effort.

Timothy M. English, Building Official - Judy Griffin, Administrative Secretary

Authority F.S.553.79; F.S.553.80(6); F.S.553.73; F.S.1013.37; F.S.1013.371;F.S.633.202; FBC 105

 
 
 

 Announcements

INSPECTIONS REQUEST CUTOFF TIME IS 1:00 P.M. MONDAY-FRIDAY 
by English.Timothy@Planning and Permitting
 1/31/2018 11:23 AM
 
WE DO NOT ACCEPT INCOMPLETE PERMIT APPLICATION SUBMITTALS.  
by English.Timothy@Planning and Permitting
 1/31/2018 11:16 AM
 

Our Location

1254 South Florida Avenue
Rockledge, FL  32955

 Links

  Association of State Floodplain Managers
  Building Officials Association of Florida
  Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR)
  FAC Rule Chapter 9B-1 Manufactured Buildings
  FAC Rule Chapters: 69A-5B Fire Safety in Educational Facilities
  FDOE State Requirements for Educational Facilities (SREF)
  Florida Building Code Online
  Florida Statutes
  International Association of Electrical Inspectors
  National Hurricane Center
  Submit a School Initiated Project
  Welcome to Brevard County