Florida Senate - 2012 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for CS for SB 716 Barcode 747548 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 03/01/2012 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations (Jones) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete lines 1109 - 1110 4 and insert: 5 or s. 79 of chapter 2011-139, Laws of Florida, or section 25 of 6 this act. This section applies retroactively and is effective as 7 of June 2, 2011. 8 Section 25. (1) Any building permit or any permit issued by 9 the Department of Environmental Protection or by a water 10 management district pursuant to part IV of chapter 373, Florida 11 Statutes, which has an expiration date from January 1, 2012, 12 through January 1, 2014, is extended and renewed for a period of 13 2 years after its previously scheduled date of expiration. This 14 extension includes any local government-issued development order 15 or building permit, including certificates of levels of service. 16 This section does not prohibit conversion from the construction 17 phase to the operation phase upon completion of construction. 18 This extension is in addition to any existing permit extension. 19 Extensions granted pursuant to this section; s. 14 of chapter 20 2009-96, Laws of Florida, as reauthorized by s. 47 of chapter 21 2010-147, Laws of Florida; s. 46 of chapter 2010-147, Laws of 22 Florida; or s. 74 or s. 79 of chapter 2011-139, Laws of Florida, 23 may not exceed 4 years in total. Further, specific development 24 order extensions granted pursuant to s. 380.06(19)(c)2., Florida 25 Statutes, cannot be further extended by this section. 26 (2) The commencement and completion dates for any required 27 mitigation associated with a phased construction project are 28 extended so that mitigation takes place in the same timeframe 29 relative to the phase as originally permitted. 30 (3) The holder of a valid permit or other authorization 31 that is eligible for the 2-year extension under subsection (1) 32 must provide the authorizing agency with written notice by 33 December 31, 2012, which identifies the specific authorization 34 for which the holder intends to use the extension and the 35 anticipated timeframe for acting on the authorization. 36 (4) The extension under subsection (1) does not apply to: 37 (a) A permit or other authorization under any programmatic 38 or regional general permit issued by the United States Army 39 Corps of Engineers. 40 (b) A permit or other authorization held by an owner or 41 operator determined to be in significant noncompliance with the 42 conditions of the permit or authorization as established through 43 the issuance of a warning letter or notice of violation, the 44 initiation of formal enforcement, or other equivalent action by 45 the authorizing agency. 46 (c) A permit or other authorization, if granted an 47 extension that would delay or prevent compliance with a court 48 order. 49 (5) Permits extended under this section shall continue to 50 be governed by the rules in effect at the time the permit was 51 issued, except if it is demonstrated that the rules in effect at 52 the time the permit was issued would create an immediate threat 53 to public safety or health. This subsection applies to any 54 modification of the plans, terms, and conditions of the permit 55 which lessens the environmental impact, except that any such 56 modification does not extend the time limit beyond 2 additional 57 years. 58 (6) This section does not impair the authority of a county 59 or municipality to require the owner of a property who has 60 notified the county or municipality of the owner’s intent to 61 receive the extension of time granted pursuant to this section 62 to maintain and secure the property in a safe and sanitary 63 condition in compliance with applicable laws and ordinances. 64 65 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 66 And the title is amended as follows: 67 Delete line 133 68 and insert: 69 Florida, or the act; providing for retroactive 70 application; providing that certain building permits 71 or permits issued by the Department of Environmental 72 Protection or by a water management district are 73 extended and renewed for a specified period; requiring 74 written notification by the holder of an eligible 75 permit; providing exceptions; providing an effective 76 date.