Title Physical Plant – New Facilities
Statute or Rule 58A-5.023(1) FAC

(1) NEW FACILITIES. Newly constructed facilities to be licensed as assisted living facilities, and existing structures, not previously licensed as assisted living facilities, to be converted to assisted living facilities, as well as any subsequent additions, modifications, alterations, renovations or refurbishing of such facilities, are required by governmental entities other than the Department of Elder Affairs to adhere to certain building code and fire safety standards. Such standards may be found in:
(a) Chapter 4, Section 434, of the Florida Building Code as adopted in Rule 61G20-1.001, F.A.C.;
(b) Section 633.022, F.S., Uniform Firesafety Standards, and Rule Chapter 69A-40, F.A.C., The Uniform Fire Safety Standards for Assisted Living Facilities; and (c) The National Fire Protection Association codes described in Section 429.41, F.S.