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2004 Florida Statutes

Amateur radio antennas; construction in conformance with federal requirements.
Section 125.561, Florida Statutes 2004

125.561  Amateur radio antennas; construction in conformance with federal requirements.--

(1)  No county shall enact or enforce any ordinance or regulation which fails to conform to the limited preemption entitled "Amateur Radio Preemption, 101 FCC 2d 952 (1985)" as issued by the Federal Communications Commission. Any ordinance or regulation adopted by a county with respect to amateur radio antennas shall conform to the above-cited limited preemption, which states that local regulations which involve placement, screening, or height of antennas based on health, safety, or aesthetic considerations must be crafted to reasonably accommodate amateur communications, and to represent the minimum practicable regulation to accomplish the local authority's legitimate purpose.

(2)  Nothing in this section shall affect any applicable provisions of chapter 333.

History.--s. 1, ch. 91-28.

Note.--Former s. 125.0185.