We frequently get asked to re-seal our product approvals after they have been approved by the state.  They are validated by comparing them to the state / county records on file and are NOT required to be signed and sealed.

There are two Florida Declaratory Statements on record verifying this question:

http://www.floridabuilding.org/Upload/FBC/CodeID_1812_DEC03-296.pdf

Another Case is here (Wrol Up Case #: DCA04-DEC-051 )

http://www.floridabuilding.org/Upload/FBC/CodeID_2050_DEC04-051.pdf

The local jurisdiction in only authorized to obtain proof of state product approval for products that have obtained statewide approval consistent with the limitations of use and installation instructions identified by the state approval.  The petitioner is not required to submit signed and sealed drawings of such products.

 

PLEASE NOTE HOWEVER: That for Florida we recommend you print or screen capture the main screen for the product approvals when turning in your copies for permit so the building departments know where it came from.

 

For verification of the documents in question visit:

https://floridabuilding.org/pr/pr_app_srch.aspx (Florida)

http://www.miamidade.gov/building/pc-search_app.asp

 

Oct 31, 2019   18    Codes & Standards    
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