Florida Senate - 2015 CS for SB 142 By the Committee on Finance and Tax; and Senator Dean 593-02769-15 2015142c1 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to nonresidential farm buildings; 3 amending s. 604.50, F.S.; exempting nonresidential 4 farm buildings, farm fences, and farm signs that are 5 located on lands used for bona fide agricultural 6 purposes from any county or municipal special 7 assessment, including a dependent special district 8 assessment; providing an exception; providing an 9 effective date. 10 11 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 12 13 Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 604.50, Florida 14 Statutes, is amended to read: 15 604.50 Nonresidential farm buildings; farm fences; farm 16 signs.— 17 (1) Notwithstanding any
provision oflaw to the contrary, a 18 anynonresidential farm building, farm fence, or farm sign that 19 is located on lands used for bona fide agricultural purposes is 20 exempt from the Florida Building Code and any county or 21 municipal code, orfee, or special assessment, including a 22 dependent special district assessment, except for code 23 provisions that implement implementinglocal, state, or federal 24 floodplain management regulations. A farm sign located on a 25 public road may not be erected, used, operated, or maintained in 26 a manner that violates any of the standards provided in s. 27 479.11(4), (5)(a), and (6)-(8). 28 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2015.