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Florida Contractor License and Building Codes
State of Florida Building Information
Florida Licensing Board
The Construction Industry Licensing Board is responsible for licensing and regulating the construction industry. The board meets regularly to consider applications for licensure, to review disciplinary cases, and to conduct informal hearings relating to licensure and discipline. The board engages in rule making to implement the provisions set forth in its statutes and conducts other general business, as necessary.
For more information visit: Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board.
To check to see if an electrician is licensed, or to check the status of an Electrical Contractor in the State of # go to: Search Florida Electrical Licensed Contractors
Florida Building Department
The Department of Business and Professional Regulation licenses and regulates Florida businesses and professionals and building contractors.
For more information visit: Florida Building Department.
Florida Electrical Codes
NEC® National Electrical Code Adoption: 2011
The 2011 NEC was adopted on January 5, 2015 with the 5th Edition of the Florida Building Code. The effective date is July 1, 2015. The NEC is adopted in Florida with no state amendments.
Please Note: Due to the nature of the electrical code adoption process, we cannot guarantee complete accuracy of this information. Please notify us of any changes you may be aware of.
Florida Energy Codes
The # Energy Code is adopted and required by the Florida Energy Office. This code sets minimum energy efficient buildings.
For more information visit: Florida Building Energy Codes Program.