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  1. jar546

    Access Denied

    suspected working without a permit as stated
  2. jar546

    Access Denied

    Does your state or local ordinances give you more or less right of entry when there is no permit and suspected work without a permit? If you are denied access but clearly see tradesmen with tools and construction debris outside a dwelling unit, how do you handle when you are denied entry to...
  3. jar546

    Guarding for SFR access to boat dock

    True and I agree
  4. jar546

    Guarding for SFR access to boat dock

    There is no exception for this in our Town and structures such as this are highly regulated.
  5. jar546

    Guarding for SFR access to boat dock

    If you have an 800' long "boardwalk" that serves a single family home to access the dock that serves a primary residence, do the guarding requirements apply in the areas where there is no water in the mangroves and the walking surface to grade below is greater than 30"? Most areas have water...
  6. jar546

    Dwelling unit separation at balcony

    Thank you for bringing this controversial subject to the forum for discussion. This shows an area that needs to be revisited for clarification purposes when it comes to a new code cycle.
  7. jar546

    My phone blew off my motorcycle last night

    A few reasons: 1) Navigation 2) It connects to my helmet so I listen to music and take phone calls 3) I check weather (Florida) when at intersections if needed but only when I stop. Basically I need a safe place for it to have easy access. Other than navigation, it is always blank and just...
  8. jar546

    My phone blew off my motorcycle last night

    No and no. 70mph zone
  9. jar546

    My phone blew off my motorcycle last night

    As you can tell by the video, I’m pretty pissed.
  10. jar546

    Who determines "self-preservation"?

    Any update on this?
  11. jar546

    Change of ownership mid permitted construction

    One of the potential problems is that in many counties, you can't close on a house when there is an open permit which may change the way you handle the situation.
  12. jar546

    Change of ownership mid permitted construction

    How do you handle a situation similar to this? Owner is under contract with contractor Owner sells property before job is complete New owner wants to use same contractor to finish the job Do you have a change of ownership form? Do you require a new contract with the new owner? We would along...
  13. jar546

    What are the electrical violations?

    It is a plenum space
  14. jar546

    What are the electrical violations?

    Hint, there is more than one electrical violation. This is a plenum space inside a condo hallway closet that houses the water source heat pump for an R2 dwelling unit. How many do you see? Hint 2, they used a disconnect as a power source for the low voltage system they added to the mechanical...
  15. jar546

    When do you need an elevator in a multi-family R2 setup?

    Florida, in their infinite wisdom deleted chapter 11 and created a separate scoping section in chapter 2 of their accessibility code. Good luck trying to find that language. Here, take a look for yourself: :) https://codes.iccsafe.org/content/FLAC2020P1
  16. jar546

    Insulation of CPVC water lines in South Florida

    Florida did not amend this definition and since this is a "small" 6 unit R2 one could only assume it is 3 stories or less.
  17. jar546

    When do you need an elevator in a multi-family R2 setup?

    Where does it say you don't need access to all floors of an R2 if the A&B units are on the first floor?
  18. jar546

    When do you need an elevator in a multi-family R2 setup?

    Is this triggered by number of stories? What if they put all of the Type A & B units on the first floor?
  19. jar546

    Insulation of CPVC water lines in South Florida

    Go here: https://codes.iccsafe.org/content/FEC2017/chapter-4-[ce]-commercial-energy-efficiency#FEC2017_CE_Ch04_SecC404 This is commercial, not residential since they are R2 units and not a single family dwelling, duplex or townhouse. There is more than what you see here as I just posted part...
  20. jar546

    Surveys Surveys Surveys

    Affidavits are nice for after the fact but often worthless as most people are willing to gamble and sign them.
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