The Florida Building Code (FBC) 2020 7th Edition effective date is December 31st, 2020.
Ultimate Wind Speeds obtained from Figures 1603 A, B, C of the Florida Building Code for Risk Categories I, II, III, and IV using Exposure B, C, or D will be applicable in accordance with the provisions set forth in section 1609.4 of the FBC.
By City Ordinance Number O-12-08, the adopted Ultimate Wind Speeds for Sebastian are:
- 150 mph for Risk Category I
- 160 mph for Risk Category II
- 170 mph for Risk Category III and IV
If you have any questions about the wind speed requirements please contact the Building Department for clarification.