School Construction must comply with the state’s minimum building
code, which is now the new Florida Building Code. This code
went into effect March 1, 2002. All projects submitted for permit application
will comply with the new Florida Building Code.
In addition to compliance with the state minimum building code & NFPA
life safety codes, educational facilities must comply with the following:
Rule 6-2 and SREF
Florida Statutes and
for Children’s Environments
Handbook for Public Playground
ANSI Z53.1 (Color Code
for Marking Physical Hazards)
Life Cycle Cost Guidelines
for Materials and Buildings for Florida’s Public Education Facilities.