DBPR Chaos: Fire Sprinkler Opt Out Requirement Revisited

In May, we published an article discussing the upcoming December 31, 2016 deadline for high-rise condominiums to hold an opt out vote in order to avoid the requirement to retrofit their buildings with fire sprinkler systems. Since publication of our article, there has been much confusion and misinformation circulating as a result of a Palm Beach Post article quoting Travis Keels, Deputy Director of Communications for the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (“DBPR”), stating “generally speaking, the fire sprinkler requirement applies to all residential condominiums.”     Read the article…………….


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