NEW FLORIDA BUILDING CODE: Foxes in the Hen House?

by Howard Melamed August 6 First Draft On January 1 of 2002 the entire state of Florida will be under a new Florida Building Code. In the wake of trying to standardize the construction industry in the state, our politicians have left us with a code that might compromise the quality and safety of construction. Yet, it has been passed by the Florida State Legislature and will be come law whether you like it or not. I can’t tell you that as a builder I have been completely happy with all of the building departments in South Florida. I have…

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MASTER OF HIS DOMAIN by Dave Warm

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2001 Edition: Broward Metro Section: CITY LINK Page: 13 Publication: CITY LINK  Published on Coralsprings.com by permission  Susan is 25 minutes into red highlights at the Pink Ponytail Unisex Hair Studio in Coral Springs when a receptionist rather inconveniently mentions that the fire department is outside, insisting everyone evacuate the premises immediately on account of the propane hose that ruptured while fueling tanks at Dan Marino’s Town Tavern next door.Nonplussed, Susan – her last name has been omitted to conceal beauty secrets – grabs her personal effects and vacates the salon, her hair still deep…

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