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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
800-262-2633.

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 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 2017-7 The purpose of this Ordinance is to establish the Sylvan Shores Municipal Service Benefit Unit for the provision of street lighting; providing the Board of County Commissioners with the authority to levy and collect special assessments and service charges within the Sylvan Shores Municipal Service Benefit Unit; creating a new Section 20-1(20), Lake COunty Code; providing for inclusion in the Lake County Code; providing for inclusion in the Lake County Code; providing for severability; and providing for an effective date.
Ordinance 2017-8 This Ordinance is to amend Section 2-90.9, Entitled Membership; to establish alternating terms for members; to designate the number of members who must own property inside the planning area; providing for inclusion in the code; providing for severability; providing for filing with the Department of State; and providing for an effective date.
Ordinance 2017-12 This Ordinance is to amend Chapter 18, Article V, entitled "Uniform Street Addressing System" to clarify the requirements for road naming and the placement of road name signs along existing public and private roads withing the unincorporated county, and private rouads taken into the maintenance system through the special assessment program.
Ordinance 2017-13 This Ordinance will amend Section 7-2, Lake County Code, entitled Definitions, Section 7-3, Lake 2 County Code, entitled General Authority and Administration, and 7-4, Lake County Code, entitled 3 Business Development Programs. The purpose of this Ordinance is to create an Economic 4 Development Grant Incentive Program, whereby a targeted business may be eligible for incentive 5 funding for high wage full-time job creation and capital investment.
Ordinance 2017-14 Following an opinion by the United States Supreme Court that a local government may not impose more stringent restrictions on directional signs then on signs conveying a message, the County seeks through this ordinance to repeal and replace Lake County Code, Appendix E, Land Development Regulations, Chapter XI entitled "Signs" by removing regulations that were dependent on the communicative content of the sign. The ordinance also amends Lake County Code, Appendix E, Land Development Regulations, Chapter II entitled "Definitions, to delete or amend definitions of types of signs defined based ipon the content of the sign. This ordinance also amends Chapter XI by deleting the requirements for sign landscaping and modifying the size requirements for sizes in multiple zoning districts, modifying the number of days for displaying temporary signs to ninety (90) days, and deleting provisions which specifically regulated special event signs.
Ordinance 2017-15 The purpose of this ordinance is to require officers and candidates to electronically file campaign finance reports through a filing system to be developed and established by the Lake County Supervisor of Elections.
Ordinance 2017-16 The purpose of this Ordinance is to amend Lake County Code, Chapter 4 entitled “Animals” to change the code to be consistent with the Florida Statutes, specifically in regards to changes made to Chapter 767, Florida Statutes by way of Laws of Florida Chapter 2016-16 (HB 91). The purpose of this Ordinance is to also amend Chapter 4 to clarify the separation of animal control services into enforcement activities to be performed by the Lake County Sheriff and shelter operations to be performed by the County.
 
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
April 18, 2017 This Ordinance adopts the Model Ordinance for Florida-Friendly Fertilizer Use on Urban Landscapes, 2015 edition as amended, in order to comply with the requirements of Section 373.807(2), Florida Statutes. This Ordinance aids in reducing nutrient load to groundwater and surface water systems within unincorporated Lake County, restates existing State certification requirements for commercial applicators, and requires the use of industry accepted Best Management Practices (BMP) for the application of fertilizer for both commercial and private applicators.
April 18, 2017
May 9, 2017
An ordinance of the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County, Florida; amending Lake County Code, Chapter 3, Article IX, entitled "Medical Cannabis Activities"; extending the temporary moratorium until August 31, 2017 within the unincorporated areas of Lake County prohibiting medical cannabis activities; prohibiting the tax collector from issuing any new business tax receipts countywide for medical cannabis activitied during the extended moratorium period; removing wholesale uses from the definition of medical cannabis activities; providing for inclusion in the code; providing for severability; providing for filing with the Department of State; and providing for an effective date.
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