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South Florida Severe Weather Advisory

Hurricane Matthew’s shift west imposes additional requirements on property owners and contractors operating construction sites in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Under this severe weather advisory, the requirements are as follows: In Miami-Dade County: Loose objects (i.e., gardening supplies, display racks, toys, chairs, industrial supplies/materials) located outside of any residential, commercial, or industrial property should be…

Unlicensed Contracting During State of Emergency

Any person engaging in contracting services in the State of Florida must be currently registered, certified, or possess a certificate of authority through the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR). A violation of this requirement is a misdemeanor of the first degree. The licensing rules still apply during a state of emergency; however,…

Hurricane Irma Preparedness

Be Ready – Have a Construction Hurricane Disaster Preparedness Plan Many Florida residents are preparing for the potentially devastating impact that Hurricane Irma may have on our state. It’s critical for all of us to prepare our families, homes and other items for the damage the storm may cause. As construction professionals, we also know…

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