PLANS - FOUR COPIES. Plans that are prepared by a Florida registered architect or engineer shall be prepared in compliance with required wind loads and must contain a statement on the plan that the building/structure has been designed according to the Florida Building Code 6th Edition (2017). The following information related to wind loads shall be shown on the construction drawings:
- Ultimate design wind speed and nominal design wind speed
- Risk category
- Wind exposure
- Classification of the applicable enclosure (internal pressure coefficient)
- Design wind pressure to be used for exterior components and cladding
- Geotechnical information
If the construction is located in a coastal area specific to the limitations under The Lee County Land Development Code, Chapter 14, Article II, Division 2, Sea Turtles; also Chapter 6, Article III Coastal Construction Code, and Article IV Flood Hazard Reduction, the architect or engineer shall provide a statement of compliance with those applicable code sections.
Manufacturer's name and model number with Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and product approval number from Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations is required for windows, doors, garage doors, shutters, overhead doors, pre-engineered soffit, panel walls, roofing, skylights, structural components, pre-engineered roof access hatches, EFIS, etc., per State of Florida Administrative Code 61G20-3.
Identify on plans if building has an automatic sprinkler system (NFPA 13 or 13R or 13D or Non-Sprinklered). When applicable (out of a fire district requirement for the type of construction, or provision of a Development Order) note compliance for automatic fire sprinklers. Plans must show compliance with State of Florida Administrative Code 61G15-32
If structure is a Modular Building four (4) sets of Department of Economic Opportunity approved plans and a valid approval letter.
Four (4) sets of signed, dated and sealed foundation plans.
Four (4) sets of construction details for the handicap ramp and or stairs.