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 Lake County Ordinances
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Lake County Ordinances are codified in the Lake County Code. Municipal Code Corporation of Tallahassee, Fla., handles the distribution of the Code for the County. Access the Code at www.municode.com or obtain copies by contacting the Municipal Code Corporation office at

Adopted Ordinances
The following general ordinances have been adopted by the County, but are not yet included in the Code.
Ordinance Number General Subject
Ordinance 2017-01 This Ordinance will amend Section 22-8, Lake County Code, entitled Prepayment of Impact Fees. The purpose of this ordinance is to set forth a process governing impact fee deferral agreements. It also establishes a way in which an applicant can seek to have an expired prepayment certified reinstated.
Ordinance 2016-38 This Ordinance proposes to repeal Article XV of Chapter 13 of the Lake County Code entitled "Non-Emergency Stretcher and Wheelchair Transport Regulations". Staff has determined that the County is not required to inspect and provide opinions on the standards of care and safety of non-emergency stretcher and wheelchair transport services and that removing this requirement in the Lake County Code would benefit those agencies providing these services in Lake County.
Ordinance 2016-32 This ordinance amends Section 16-52, Lake County Code, entitled Lake Joanna Park. The purpose of this ordinance is to prohibit the loading and unloading of motorized watercraft from the public right-of-way adjacent to Lake Joanna Park.
Ordinance 2016-31 This Ordinance amends Chapter 8, Section 8-2 of the Lake County Code, regarding the jurisdiction and powers of the Lake County Code Enforcement Special Master, to provide that the Special Master has jurisdiction over cases involving alleged violations of terms and conditions set forth in a developer’s agreement, ordinance and settlement agreement resulting from Section 70.51, Florida Statutes special master proceeding.
Ordinance 2016-25 The ordinance proposes to amending Section 23-21, Lake County Code, regarding Additional Garbage Cart Rules. The purpose of the ordinance is to require non bear-resistant Garbage Carts containing household garbage to be secured from bear intrusion until the Cart is permitted to be placed Curbside for Collection. The ordinance also gives customers the ability to utilize County approved bear resistant garbage carts when available.
Ordinance 2016-51 The purpose of this Ordinance is to establish a temporary moratorium concerning medical cannabis activities, also referred to as medical marijuana, in Lake County, Florida, until May 23, 2017, or until such time as the County has determined the impacts and regulations, if necessary, regarding such activities.
Proposed Ordinances
The following general ordinances are being proposed but have not yet been adopted by the County, or have been adopted but have not yet been filed with the Secretary of State:
Public Hearing Date(s) General Subject
  Currently there are no proposed ordinances.
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