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Private Providers

It shall be the policy of the City of Sarasota's Building Department that when choosing the option to use private providers for the plan review and inspections, the owner will be required to have the provider do both plan review and inspections. The Building Department will not be doing one and the private provider the other. Please read House Bill 1307 carefully as to what the Building Department will still be able to do even when private providers will be utilized.


Please note that the links below this point will take you to the Florida Legislature's web site, and the information found on that site is not under our control.

This link will take you to details of House Bill 1307, and this one will open an Adobe Acrobat file with the actual text of the Bill, as enacted (please note that you will leave the City of Sarasota site when you click these links; this information is provided on the Florida Legislature's web site).

House Bill 1307 was enacted by the Florida Legislature on 03/22/2002 and signed by the Governor on 05/30/2002, thereby changing a number of statutes. Florida Statute ยง553.79 provides a lot of detail on Special Inspectors. You may also want to review the other statutes changed by the enactment of House Bill 1307. They can be found in the following links (which will take you out of the City of Sarasota site and directly to the Legislature's online statutes).

399.01 Elevator Safety: Definitions
399.02 Elevator Safety: General Requirements
399.03 Elevator Safety: Design, Installation and alteration of conveyances
399.049 Elevator Safety: Certificate of Competency
399.061 Elevator Safety: Inspections; correction of deficiency
399.07 Elevator Safety: Certificate of operation; temporary operation permits; fees
399.105 Elevator Safety: Administrative fines
399.106 Elevator Safety: Elevator Safety Technical Advisory Committee
399.125 Elevator Safety: Reporting os elevator accidents or incidents; penalties
399.13 Elevator Safety: Delegation of authority to municipalities or counties
553.512 Building Construction Standards: Modifications and waivers; advisory council
553.73 Building Construction Standards: Florida Building Code (includes changes to Notes)
553.74 Building Construction Standards: Florida Building Commission
553.77 Building Construction Standards: Specific powers of the Commission
553.79 Building Construction Standards: Permits; applications; issuance; inspections
553.842 Building Construction Standards: Product evaluation and approval
604.50 General Agricultural Laws: Nonresidential farm buildings
627.0629 Insurance Rates And Contracts: Residential property insurance; rate filings.  

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