Joint Building Committee (JBC)
JBC meets regularly with the building officials from counties and municipalities in the Greater Orlando region. Our goal is to create and maintain a constructive dialogue to promote the timely exchange of information related to plans review, permitting and inspection processes. Field and construction supervisors of builder members are encouraged to participate.Meetings: Bi-Monthly, Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 11:45 am
Chair: Steve Johnson, Dewitt Custom Concrete, Inc.Vice-Chair: Joseph Kathman, Meritage HomesLocal reports for August and September will be posted in October.GOBA’s Joint Building Committee is putting on an eight-course superintendent training program. The program is a public-private partnership with each course taught by a training team of instructors from the private and public sector, including, but not limited to, inspectors and building staff from Orange and Seminole County. Below are upcoming Courses with dates and training teams:
RSVP to our next meeting by emailing Jenelle@GreaterOrlandoBA.com
- The next Project Superintendent Training course is scheduled for Wednesday, August 22nd and will address the best practices for lath and stucco (Course 7). Representatives from In-Spex, Florida Lath & Plaster Bureau and Seminole County are part of the training team. This is an all-day event being held at Seminole County Commission Chambers, 1101 East First Street, Sanford, FL 32771 from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm.
- The last course of the Project Superintendent Training (Course 8 - Final Inspection) is schedule for Tuesday, September 18 from 9:30 am until noon. Orange County Deputy Chief Building Officials will be the trainers for this course and will it will be held at GOBA.
Bi-Monthly JBC Meeting Report
A summary of each JBC meeting is below.
News & Information
2016 Code Changes to the 5th Edition Building Code per HB 535 and SB 1602 effective July 1, 2016.
New Winter Garden exterior plaster/stucco requirement as of December 1, 2015
City of Maitland commercial building update (12.11.15)
Osceola County Land Development Code updated Tree Ordinance (11.16.15)
Get the updated Seminole County ePlan User Guide here.
Orange County has requested builders and designers to review the Weep Screed Detail and bring questions and copies to February 10th meeting.
The updated Florida Building Code went into effect on June 30, 2015. Orange County Building Official Alan Plante presented to JBC on the significant changes to the building code. Click here to find the summary of residential changes to the updated code.