Notice of Declaratory Statement

Division of Housing and Community Development
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Florida Building Commission has received the petition for declaratory statement from General Home Development Corporation of Pinellas, Inc., DCA09-DEC-214.The petition seeks the agency's opinion as to the applicability of section 903.2.7, Florida Building Code, Building Volume (2007, as amended) as it applies to the petitioner.
Petitioner asks if section 903.2.7 requires an automatic sprinkler system in 300 square foot single story apartment units that all exit to a common front porch that leads directly to the ground and would not otherwise require a sprinkler system under section, of the Florida Fire Protection Code NFPA.
A copy of the Petition for Declaratory Statement may be obtained by contacting: Paula P. Ford, Commission Clerk, Department of Community Affairs, 2555 Shumard Oak Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2100.