Applicable Codes for Permitting

All applications submitted after December 30, 2023, will be reviewed using the following codes:

  • Florida Building Code 8th edition (2023)
  • FBC Residential 8th edition (2023)
  • FBC Accessibility 8th edition (2023)
  • National Electrical Code 2020 & FBC 2023 Energy Code 8th Edition
  • FBC Fuel Gas Code 8th edition (2023)
  • FBC Existing Building Code 8th edition (2023)
  • FBC Florida Energy Code 8th edition (2023)
  • FBC Mechanical 8th edition (2023)
  • FBC Plumbing Code 8th edition (2023)
  • Florida Fire Prevention Code 8th edition
  • NFPA 101 Life Safety Code (2021) with Florida Amendments
  • NFPA 1 Uniform Code (2021) with Florida Amendments 
  • Engineering Standards Manual, 5th Edition***
  • Orlando Urban Storm Water Management Manual
  • Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Device Standards
  • Florida Department of Transportation Design Manual
  • Florida Department of Transportation Standard Plans
  • Florida Statutes
  • Florida Administrative Code
  • Orlando City Code

***The City of Orlando’s City Engineer is working to amend the Engineer Standards Manual. Please refer to the city's Engineering Documents for updates.

The Orlando City Code is available online at

You can order or view the Florida Building Code by visiting the Florida Building Commission website.