The proposed amendments will update the rules to incorporate recent legislative changes to chapter 554, F.S., and to update existing forms and incorporate several new forms by reference. The State Boiler Code will be updated to incorporate the 2017 edition of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code by reference; incorporate the 2018 edition of the ASME CSD-1, Controls and Safety Devices for Automatically Fired Boilers, by reference; incorporate the 2017 edition of the National Board Inspection Code by reference; and incorporate the 2018 edition of the ASME B31.1, Power Piping, by reference. Rule 69A-51.035, F.A.C., is repealed.

69A-51.001                 Scope

69A-51.005                 Definitions

69A-51.010                 Codes Adopted

69A-51.015                 Administration

69A-51.017                 Other Provisions

69A-51.020                 Certificates of Competency

69A-51.025                 Certificate of Compliance

69A-51.035                 Examinations

69A-51.045                 Scope

69A-51.050                 Inspection Requirements

69A-51.060                 Requirements for New Installations

69A-51.065                 Requirements for Existing Installations

69A-51.075                 Repairs

69A-51.080                 Condemned Boilers

69A-51.085                 Accidents

Type: Hearing

Date and Time: IF REQUESTED WITHIN 21 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE, A HEARING WILL BE HELD ON: February 8, 2021 at 2:00 P.M.  hearing (if requested) will only  take place via conference call. Anyone wishing to participate in this hearing must participate via a telephone conference call using the phone number (850)413-1558 and access code: 307038.


Summary of Rule

Section 554.103, F.S., requires the Department to adopt by rule a State Boiler Code for the safe construction, installation, inspection, maintenance, and repair of boilers in this state.  


David Warburton (850) 413-3614




Attorney: Margaret Karniewicz