Laserfiche WebLink
ORD(LEGAL)WGC/nhm <br />ORDINANCE NO. 2002-om <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY <br />COMMISSIONERS OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, <br />FLORIDA, DESIGNATING A WIND BORNE <br />DEBRIS REGION THAT COINCIDES WITH <br />FIGURE 1606 OF THE FLORIDA BUILDING CODE <br />AND ADOPTING A BASIC WIND SPEED MAP; <br />PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; PROVIDING <br />FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN <br />EFFECTIVE DATE. <br />WHEREAS, the Florida Building Code, Section 1606.1.6 requires that <br />the exact location of wind speed lines shall be established by local ordinance using <br />recognized physical landmarks such as major roads, canals, rivers and lake shores, <br />wherever possible ; and <br />WHEREAS, Indian River County in consultation with a consulting <br />professional engineer has developed the Indian River County wind speed map which <br />identifies wind speed contours by reference to major roads, canals, etc.; and <br />WHEREAS, Indian River County's wind speed map implements Figure <br />1606 of the Florida Building Code which depicts State of Florida Wind Borne Debris <br />Region and Basic Wind Speeds, <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF <br />COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA: <br />SECTION 1. ADOPTION. <br />Section 401.07 of the Code of Indian River County is hereby created <br />and adopted to read as follows: <br />Section 401.07. The Indian River County Wind Borne Debris Region <br />and Basic Wind Speed Map. Indian River County hereby adopts and establishes the <br />geographic boundary of the wind borne debris regions in Indian River County as set <br />out in the attached Exhibit A "Indian River County Wind Speed Map". This wind <br />borne debris region coincides with Figure 1606 of the Florida Building Code and has <br />a basic wind speed of 120 miles per hour or greater. Wind borne debris <br />requirements of the Florida Building Code apply in the region seaward of the 120 <br />miles per hour map contour lines. <br />