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2016 Florida Statutes

SECTION 0435
Amateur radio antennas; construction in conformance with federal requirements.
F.S. 166.0435
166.0435 Amateur radio antennas; construction in conformance with federal requirements.
(1) No municipality shall enact or enforce any ordinance or regulation which fails to conform to the limited preemption entitled “Amateur Radio Preemption, 101 FCC 2d 952 (1985)” as issued by the Federal Communications Commission. Any ordinance or regulation adopted by a municipality with respect to amateur radio antennas shall conform to the above cited limited preemption, which states that local regulations which involve placement, screening, or height of antennas based on health, safety, or aesthetic considerations must be crafted to reasonably accommodate amateur communications, and to represent the minimum practicable regulation to accomplish the local authority’s legitimate purpose.
(2) Nothing in this section shall effect any applicable provisions of chapter 333.
History.s. 2, ch. 91-28.