Codes Library

It is an initiative of the Board of Rules and Appeals as a public service, to sharewith the community its South Florida Building Code Library, which consists of volumes from the time of its adoption by Broward County since its creation by charter in 1972.

There is also a historical collection of previous versions of the South Florida Building Code starting with a 1957 edition, which at the time were adopted by some cities but not enforcedCounty wide.

All these booksare in Adobe PDF format and available for download at no cost. Please be aware that some files are quite extensive and - Dade County Edition - Amendments/Effective Date: 7/31/1971thatmay takesome time to download depending in the speed of you internet connection.

If you have any questions or to make an appointment toreview and originalvolume fromour library please contact Ruth Boselli rboselli@broward.org or call 954-765-4500.

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Code Books Library

1972

South Florida Building Code – Broward Edition - Effective Date: 6/1/1972

1973

South Florida Building Code – Broward Edition – Effective Date: 4/1/1973

1974

South Florida Building Code – Broward Edition – With Amendments - Effective Date: 12/1/1974

1977

South Florida Building Code – Broward Edition – With Amendments - Effective Date: 7/1/1977

1979

South Florida Building Code – Broward Edition – With Amendments - Effective Date: 7/1/1979

1981

South Florida Building Code – Broward Edition – With Amendments - Effective Date:7/1/1981

1984

South Florida Building Code – Broward Edition – With Amendments - Effective date: 1/1/1984

1986

South Florida Building Code – Broward Edition – With Amendments - Effective Date: 4/1/1987

1988

South Florida Building Code – Broward Edition – With Amendments – Effective Date: 4/1/1988

1990

South Florida Building Code – Broward Edition – With Amendments – Effective Date 9-1-1990

1992

South Florida Building Code – Broward Edition – With Amendments – Effective Date: 9/1/1992

1994

South Florida Building Code – Broward Edition – With Amendments – Effective Date: 9/1/1994

1996

South Florida Building Code – Broward Edition – With Amendments – Effective Date 10/1/1996

1999

South Florida Building Code – Broward Edition– With Amendments – Effective Date 1/1/1999

Earlier South Florida Building Code (not Broward County Editions)

1957

South Florida Building Code- Effective Date: 12/31/1957

1965

South Florida Building Code- Effective Date: 9/14/1965

1965 with 1967 amendments

South Florida Building Code-

1969

South Florida Building Code-

- Effective Date: 11/18/1968

1970

South Florida Building Code - Effective Date: 11/17/1969

1971

South Florida Building Code - Dade County Edition - Amendments/Effective Date: 7/31/1971thatmay takesome time to download depending in the speed of you internet connection.