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Per Florida Building Code section 1819.4.5 The top of all continuous footings shall be a minimum of 8 inches (203 mm) below grade. 1819.5 Isolated footings. Dimensions for an isolated footing shall not be less than 12 inches (305 mm) deep and 24 inches square (.02 m2). Below are the relevant sections excerpted for your information. After all these readings, ...


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This is a little long to be a comment, so I will leave it as an answer even though I agree with isherwood's take on the question. To add to what he said in a comment - the photos posted don't show significant deterioration (yet). The construction isn't up to my standards or my understanding of code, but has been there already for however long and seems to be ...


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