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2011 Florida Statutes

F.S. 604.50
1604.50 Nonresidential farm buildings and farm fences.
(1) Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, any nonresidential farm building or farm fence is exempt from the Florida Building Code and any county or municipal code or fee, except for code provisions implementing local, state, or federal floodplain management regulations.
(2) As used in this section, the term:
(a) “Nonresidential farm building” means any temporary or permanent building or support structure that is classified as a nonresidential farm building on a farm under 2s. 553.73(9)(c) or that is used primarily for agricultural purposes, is located on land that is an integral part of a farm operation or is classified as agricultural land under s. 193.461, and is not intended to be used as a residential dwelling. The term may include, but is not limited to, a barn, greenhouse, shade house, farm office, storage building, or poultry house.
(b) “Farm” has the same meaning as provided in s. 823.14.
History.s. 13, ch. 98-396; s. 19, ch. 2002-293; s. 51, ch. 2002-295; ss. 6, 9, ch. 2011-7; HJR 7103, 2011 Regular Session.
1Note.Section 9, ch. 2011-7, provides that “[t]his act shall take effect July 1, 2010.” Passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives over the Governor’s veto March 24, 2011. House Joint Resolution 7103, 2011 Regular Session, provides that C.S. for H.B. 7103, 2010 Regular Session, which became ch. 2011-7, is effective, “upon becoming a law, the veto of the Governor notwithstanding”; the bill became law on March 24, 2011.
2Note.Section 553.73(9)(c) was redesignated as s. 553.73(10)(c) by s. 32, ch. 2010-176.