Florida Senate - 2016 SB 304 By Senator Stargel 15-00277-16 2016304__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to agritourism; amending s. 570.85, 3 F.S.; prohibiting a local government from enforcing 4 any local ordinance, regulation, rule, or policy that 5 prohibits, restricts, regulates, or otherwise limits 6 an agritourism activity on land classified as 7 agricultural land; providing an effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 570.85, Florida 12 Statutes, is amended to read: 13 570.85 Agritourism.— 14 (1) It is the intent of the Legislature to eliminate 15 duplication of regulatory authority over agritourism as 16 expressed in this section. Except as otherwise provided for in 17 this section, and notwithstanding any other provision of law, a 18 local government may not adopt or enforce any local
an19 ordinance, regulation, rule, or policy that prohibits, 20 restricts, regulates, or otherwise limits an agritourism 21 activity on land classified as agricultural land under s. 22 193.461. This subsection does not limit the powers and duties of 23 a local government to address an emergency as provided in 24 chapter 252. 25 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016.