Florida Senate - 2013 SB 1702
By Senator Latvala
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to the Florida Building Code;
3 repealing s. 161.56(2), F.S., relating to the
4 development and maintenance of a biennial coastal
5 building zone construction training program; providing
6 an effective date.
8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
10 Section 1. Section 161.56, Florida Statutes, is amended to
12 161.56 Establishment of local enforcement.—
(1) Nothing in ss. 161.52-161.58 shall be construed to
14 limit or abrogate the right and power of the department to
15 require permits or to adopt and enforce standards pursuant to s.
16 161.041 or s. 161.053 for construction seaward of the coastal
17 construction control line that are as restrictive as, or more
18 restrictive than, the requirements provided in s. 161.55 or the
19 rights or powers of local governments to enact and enforce
20 setback requirements or zoning or building codes that are as
21 restrictive as, or more restrictive than, the requirements
22 provided in s. 161.55.
23 (2) To assist local governments in the implementation and
24 enforcement of s. 161.55 , the state land planning agency shall
25 develop and maintain a biennial coastal building zone
26 construction training program for the local enforcement agencies
27 specified in subsection (1). The state land planning agency
28 shall provide an initial training program not later than April
29 1, 1987, and on a recurring biennial basis shall provide a
30 continuing education program beginning July 1, 1989.
31 Registration fees, as determined appropriate by the state land
32 planning agency, may be charged to defray the cost of the
33 program if general revenue funds are not provided for this
35 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2013.