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2010 Florida Building Code Residential


Residential Chapters


Florida Building Code 2010 Residential cover
Title Page
Copyright Page
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Scope and Administration
Chapter 2 - Definitions
Chapter 3 - Building Planning
Chapter 4 - Foundations
Chapter 5 - Floors
Chapter 6 - Wall Construction
Chapter 7 - Wall Covering
Chapter 8 - Roof-Ceiling Construction
Chapter 9 - Roof Assemblies
Chapter 10 - Chimneys and Fireplaces
Chapter 11 - Energy Efficiency
Chapter 12 - Mechanical Administration
Chapter 13 - General Mechanical System Requirements
Chapter 14 - Heating and Cooling Equipment
Chapter 15 - Exhaust Systems
Chapter 16 - Duct Systems
Chapter 17 - Combustion Air
Chapter 18 - Chimneys and Vents
Chapter 19 - Special Fuel-Burning Equipment
Chapter 20 - Boilers and Water Heaters
Chapter 21 - Hydronic Piping
Chapter 22 - Special Piping and Storage Systems
Chapter 23 - Solar Systems
Chapter 24 - Fuel Gas
Chapter 25 - Plumbing Administration
Chapter 26 - General Plumbing Requirements
Chapter 27 - Plumbing Fixtures
Chapter 28 - Water Heaters
Chapter 29 - Water Supply and Distribution
Chapter 30 - Sanitary Drainage
Chapter 31 - Vents
Chapter 32 - Traps
Chapter 33 - Storm Drainage
Chapter 34 - General Requirements
Chapter 35 - Electrical Definitions
Chapter 36 - Services
Chapter 37 - Branch Circuit and Feeder Requirements
Chapter 38 - Wiring Methods
Chapter 39 - Power and Lighting Distribution
Chapter 40 - Devices and Luminaires
Chapter 41 - Swimming Pools
Chapter 42 - Swimming Pools
Chapter 43 - Referenced Standards
Chapter 44 - High-Velocity Hurricane Zones
Appendix A - Sizing and Capacities of Gas Piping
Appendix B - Sizing of Venting Systems Serving Appliances Equipped With Draft Hoods, Category I Appliances, and Appliances Listed for Use With Type B Vents
Appendix C - Exit Terminals of Mechanical Draft and Direct-Vent Venting Systems
Appendix D - Recommended Procedure for Safety Inspection of an Existing Appliance Installation
Appendix E - Chapter 9B-53 Florida Standard for Mitigation of Radon in Existing Buildings
Appendix F - Chapter 9B-52 Florida Standard for Passive Radon-Resistant New Residential Building Construction
Appendix G - Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs
Appendix H - Patio Covers
Appendix I - Private Sewage Disposal
Appendix J - Existing Buildings and Structures
Appendix K - Sound Transmission
Appendix L - Permit Fees
Appendix M - Home Day Care—R-3 Occupancy
Appendix N - Venting Methods
Appendix O - Gray Water Recycling Systems
Appendix P - Sizing of Water Piping System
Appendix Q - ICC International Residential Code Electrical Provisions/National Electrical Code Cross-Reference
Florida Building Code 2010 Building Chapter 1