FACE News

The mission of the Florida Association of Code Enforcement is to promote and advance the practice of code enforcement through education and certification; to further the interests of the profession through advocacy; and to promote networking, fellowship, and understanding among our members.

Past President Rick Wolf Retires

Past Presipastpr15dent Rick Wolf is retiring after 27 1/2 years of public service with Alachua County and 44 years with local government.  Rick Wolf was the 5th President of F.A.C.E. serving from 1994-1995.  Congratulations Mr. Wolf!  Thank you for your many years of public...
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82nd Airborne Honors All Code Officers

The South Florida Association of Code Enforcement (S.F.A.C.E.) on behalf of Sergeant Michael Coakley, US Army, a longtime Code Enforcement Officer, presented this American Flag to the Florida Association of Code Enforcement (F.A.C.E.).  This American Flag was flown in the face of the enemy by the Men of 82nd Airborne DIV, Division Special Troops Battalion...
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Municode Upgrades to MunicodeNEXT 3.0

Municode has announced that they will be transitioning their online codes to a new interface, MunicodeNEXT 3.0, over the next month.   They have assured F.A.C.E. that there is no charge for this upgrade and no action required on the part of their users.  All existing links will remain unchanged or will automatically redirect to updated...
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Agritourism Bill Passes; Effective July 1, 2016

House Bill 59, related to Agritourism, was approved by the Governor on March 8, 2016 and will become effective on July 1, 2016.   According to the Final Bill Analysis, the bill:
  • Declares the intent of the Legislature is to promote agritourism as a way to support bona fide agricultural production;
  • Prohibits local governments from enforcing...
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