(1) There is created within the Department of Business and Professional Regulation the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board. Members shall be appointed by the Governor, subject to confirmation by the Senate. Members shall be appointed for 4-year terms. No member shall serve more than two consecutive 4-year terms, nor serve for more than 11 years on the board. To ensure continuity of board policies, the Governor shall initially appoint one member for a 1-year term, two members for 2-year terms, two members for 3-year terms, and two members for 4-year terms.
(2) The board shall consist of nine members, as follows:
(a) One member who is an architect licensed pursuant to chapter 481, an engineer licensed pursuant to chapter 471, or a contractor licensed pursuant to chapter 489.
Terms Used In Florida Statutes 468.605
- Board: means the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board. See Florida Statutes 468.603
- Department: means the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. See Florida Statutes 468.603
- person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
- Plans examiner: means a person who is qualified to determine that plans submitted for purposes of obtaining building and other permits comply with the applicable building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, gas, fire prevention, energy, accessibility, and other applicable construction codes. See Florida Statutes 468.603
(b) Two members serving as building code administrators.
(c) Two members serving as building code inspectors.
(d) One member serving as a plans examiner.
(e) One member who is a representative of a city or a charter county.
(f) Two consumer members who are not, and have never been, members of a profession regulated under this part, chapter 481, chapter 471, or chapter 489. One of the consumer members must be a person with a disability or a representative of an organization which represents persons with disabilities.
None of the board members described in paragraph (a) or paragraph (f) may be an employee of a municipal, county, or state governmental agency.