Florida Senate - 2015 SB 142 By Senator Dean 5-00157-15 2015142__ 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 assessment, 7 including a dependent special district assessment; 8 providing an exception; providing an effective date. 9 10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 11 12 Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 604.50, Florida 13 Statutes, is amended to read: 14 604.50 Nonresidential farm buildings; farm fences; farm 15 signs.— 16 (1) Notwithstanding any
provision oflaw to the contrary, a 17 anynonresidential farm building, farm fence, or farm sign that 18 is located on lands used for bona fide agricultural purposes is 19 exempt from the Florida Building Code and any county or 20 municipal code, orfee, or assessment, including a dependent 21 special district assessment, except for code provisions that 22 implement implementinglocal, state, or federal floodplain 23 management regulations. A farm sign located on a public road may 24 not be erected, used, operated, or maintained in a manner that 25 violates any of the standards provided in s. 479.11(4), (5)(a), 26 and (6)-(8). 27 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2015.