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 Lake County Ordinances

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 2020-66

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA; ESTABLISHING THE CHALLENGER DRIVE AND LENZE DRIVE MUNICIPAL SERVICE BENEFIT UNIT FOR ROAD IMPROVEMENTS; PROVIDING THE LAKE COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WITH THE AUTHORITY TO LEVY AND COLLECT SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS AND SERVICE CHARGES WITHIN THE CHALLENGER DRIVE AND LENZE DRIVE MUNICIPAL SERVICE BENEFIT UNIT; CREATING A NEW SECTION 20-1(23), LAKE COUNTY CODE; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE LAKE COUNTY CODE; PROVIDING FOR FILING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

The purpose of this Ordinance is to establish a municipal service benefit unit (MSBU) for the provision of roadway improvements, specifically paving to County standards, of and to Challenger Drive and Lenze Drive located in the Sunset Groves subdivision area and providing for amendment to Lake County Code, Section 20-1.

Ordinance 2020-35

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA, ADOPTING PHASE I OF AN INTERLOCAL SERVICE BOUNDARY AGREEMENT (ISBA) BETWEEN LAKE COUNTY AND THE CITY OF EUSTIS; REPEALING AND REPLACING ORDINANCE NO. 2020-1 THAT PREVIOUSLY ADOPTED A PHASE I ISBA WITH THE CITY OF EUSTIS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND PROVIDING FOR FILING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE.

This ordinance provides for the adoption of Phase I of an Interlocal Service Boundary Agreement (ISBA) between Lake County and City of Eustis. The ISBA addresses the annexation of properties owned by PMCC LLC and Estes Meadow, LLC, located on Pine Meadows Golf Course Road, Eustis, Florida. This ordinance also repeals and replaces Ordinance No. 2020-1, which previously adopted Phase I of an ISBA with the City of Eustis.

Ordinance 2020-59

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA; INCLUDING THE CITY OF MASCOTTE INTO THE LAKE COUNTY MUNICIPAL SERVICE TAXING UNIT FOR FIRE PROTECTION; INCLUDING THE CITY OF MASCOTTE IN THE LAKE COUNTY FIRE ASSESSMENT; CREATING A NEW SECTION 20-1(21), LAKE COUNTY CODE; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE LAKE COUNTY CODE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

The purpose of this Ordinance is to include the City of Mascotte in the (1) Lake County Municipal Service Taxing Unit for Fire Protection and (2) the Lake County Fire Assessment. This Ordinance also amends Lake County Code, Chapter 20, to create a new Section 20-1(21).

Ordinance 2020-73

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA; AMENDING SECTION 23-11, LAKE COUNTY CODE, REGARDING DEFINITIONS; AMENDING SECTION 23-23, LAKE COUNTY CODE, ENTITLED YARD WASTE; PLACING RESTRICTIONS ON THE NUMBER OF YARDS TO BE COLLECTED; AMENDING SECTION 23-24, LAKE COUNTY CODE, ENTITLED BULK WASTE; PROVIDING NOTICE REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE CODE; PROVIDING FOR FILING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

The purpose of this ordinance is to amend Lake County Code, Chapter 23, Section 23-23, entitled Yard Trash, to modify the amount of yard trash to be collected in order to be consistent with the County’s vendor collection agreements.

Ordinance 2021-04

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA; CREATING ARTICLE X, CHAPTER 3, LAKE COUNTY CODE, TO BE ENTITLED ELECTRONIC GAME ROOM FACILITIES; REGULATING ELECTRONIC GAME ROOMS AND TECHNOLOGY; PROVIDING FOR LEGISLATIVE AUTHORIZATION; PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING FOR PERMITTING, FEES, AND INSPECTIONS; PROVIDING FOR SAFETY AND SECURITY REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING FOR ENFORCEMENT PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE CODE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR FILING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

The purpose of this Ordinance is to create Article X, Chapter 3, Lake County Code, to be entitled Electronic Game Room Facilities, for the purposes of regulating these facilities through the use of permits, fees and inspections.

Ordinance 2021-06

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LAKE COUNTY FLORIDA; CREATING SECTION 2-42, LAKE COUNTY CODE, TO BE ENTITLED CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECKS; PROVIDING FOR STATE AND FEDERAL CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD CHECKS FOR SPECIFIED POSITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT OR BY OUTSIDE CONTRACTORS OR VENDORS PURSUANT TO SECTION 125.5801, FLORIDA STATUTES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE CODE; PROVIDING FOR FILING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

The purpose of this Ordinance is to enact the provisions of Section 125.5801, Florida Statutes, related to criminal history record checks for certain county employees and appointees holding positions critical to security or public safety. The ordinance will create a new section of the Lake County Code and will require criminal history checks for specified positions.

Ordinance 2021-07

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA; REPEALING AND REPLACING ARTICLE III, CHAPTER 11, LAKE COUNTY CODE, ENTITLED HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM; AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY MANAGER OR DESIGNEE TO WAIVE DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION FEES FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING; RELOCATING DIVISION 2, CHAPTER 2, LAKE COUNTY CODE, ENTITLED HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY, TO CHAPTER 11, LAKE COUNTY CODE; RELOCATING DIVISION 3, CHAPTER 2, LAKE COUNTY CODE, ENTITLED AFFORDABLE HOUSING ADVISORY COMMITTEE, TO CHAPTER 11, LAKE COUNTY CODE; REPEALING SECTION 11-36, LAKE COUNTY CODE, ENTITLED DISTRIBUTION OF CHOOSE LIFE LICENSE PLATE REVENUE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE CODE; PROVIDING FOR FILING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

The purpose of this Ordinance is to amend Article III, Chapter 11, Lake County Code, regarding the Housing Assistance Program to allow the County Manager or designee to waive development application fees for affordable housing projects.

 
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
July 13, 2021

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA; AMENDING CHAPTER 7, LAKE COUNTY CODE, ENTITLED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND BUSINESS INCENTIVES; AMENDING SECTION 7-2, LAKE COUNTY CODE, ENTITLED DEFINITIONS; AMENDING SECTION 7-3, LAKE COUNTY CODE, ENTITLED AUTHORITY AND ADMINISTRATION, TO SPECIFY WHEN CONSTRUCTION MAY BEGIN; AMENDING SECTION 7-4, LAKE COUNTY CODE, ENTITLED BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS, TO CLARIFY WHO MAY APPLY AND WHO QUALIFIES FOR GRANT FUNDING UNDER THIS PROGRAM; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE CODE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR FILING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

The purpose of this Ordinance is to amend Chapter 7, Lake County Code, entitled Economic Development and Business Incentives, to clarify who may apply, qualify for and receive grant funding under this Chapter. This Ordinance also adds provisions related to the Tier 3 Award program.

Note: To obtain a copy of an ordinance, please contact the County Attorney's Office at 352-343-9787 or [email protected], or by contacting the Board Support Office at 352-343-9827.

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