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How High Can You Build Your Home | Devine Homes FL
April 26, 2022

How High Can You Build Your Home

It depends on a few things like your home’s purpose, where you live, and the materials you use. If you’re building a home for people to live in, there are definitely limits to how high you can build. The International Residential Code, used in many places in the United States, sets a limit of two stories or 40 feet for residences. There are also fire codes that dictate how high a home can be in relation to the width of the streets leading up to it.

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