The Building staff recommends approval of the referenced amendment to the Code of Ordinances amending Chapter 7, Section 7–16, in its entirety.
The proposed ordinance would adopt the 2007 version of the Florida Building Code with amendments effective as of March 1, 2009, together with the 2009 supplements thereto also effective March 1, 2009, as the building codes for the City of Leesburg, Florida, by reference, and incorporate them into the Code. This amendment would update the current 2004 code as required by state statue. The revised building code was mandated by the Florida Legislature and the code went into effect automatically. The 2007 edition of the Florida Building Code became effective March 1, 2009.
1. Approve the recommended amendment to the Code of Ordinances Chapter 7, Section7–16.
2. Other such action as the Commission may deem appropriate.
There is no fiscal impact to the City.
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Prepared by: Bill Wiley, AICP
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AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, AMENDING §7 – 16 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, PERTAINING TO THE BUILDING CODE, IN ITS ENTIRETY; ADOPTING THE 2007 FLORIDA BUILDING CODE EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2009, WITH THE 2009 SUPPLEMENTS ALSO EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2009; REPEALING CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; PROVIDING SAVINGS CLAUSE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:
§7 – 16 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Leesburg, Florida, is hereby amended in its entirety and shall, after the effective date of this Ordinance, read as set forth below:
Sec. 7 – 16. Building Code Adopted.
The 2007 version of the Florida Building Code, effective as of March 1, 2009, together with the 2009 supplements thereto also effective March 1, 2009, are adopted as the building codes for the City of Leesburg, Florida, by reference, and are incorporated into this Code as fully as if set out in full herein.
If any portion of this ordinance is declared invalid or unenforceable, then to the extent it is possible to do so without destroying the overall intent and effect of this ordinance, the portion deemed invalid or unenforceable shall be severed herefrom and the remainder of this ordinance shall continue in full force and effect as if it were enacted without including the portion found to be invalid or unenforceable.
All ordinances or parts of ordinances which are in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed, to the extent necessary to alleviate the conflict, but shall continue in effect insofar as they are not in conflict herewith, unless repeal of the conflicting portion destroys the overall intent and effect of any of the conflicting ordinances, in which case those ordinances so affected shall be hereby repealed in their entirety.
This ordinance shall become effective upon its passage and adoption according to law.
PASSED AND ADOPTED at the regular meeting of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, held on the day of , 2009.
THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA