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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 2019-54

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA; AMENDING CHAPTER 16, LAKE COUNTY CODE, ENTITLED PARKS AND RECREATION; MODIFYING PARK RULES AND REGULATIONS; CREATING SECTION 16-54, LAKE COUNTY CODE, ESTABLISHING SPECIFIC REGULATIONS FOR THE PINE MEADOWS CONSERVATION AREA; PERMITTING HUNTING OF SMALL GAME IN THE PINE MEADOWS CONSERVATION AREA WITH RESTRICTIONS; 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 Chapter 16, Lake County Code, entitled Parks and Recreation, to modify the Park Rules and Regulations concerning park operating hours, designated areas, prohibited activities, and enforcement. This Ordinance also creates Section 16-54 which will govern the hunting of game within the Pine Meadows Conservation Area.

Ordinance 2019-46

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA; AMENDING LAKE COUNTY CODE, CHAPTER 2, ARTICLE IV, DIVISION 10, ENTITLED LAKE COUNTY ARTS AND CULTURAL ALLIANCE; AMENDING THE MEMBERSHIP; AMENDING THE TERM FROM TWO YEARS TO THREE YEARS; PROVIDING FOR APPOINTMENT OF ALTERNATE MEMBERS; MODIFYING THE QUORUM REQUIREMENT; 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 Lake County Code, Chapter 2, Article IV, Division 10, entitled Lake County Arts and Cultural Alliance, amending the membership of the Alliance by adding two at-large members, increasing the terms from two years to three years, providing for the appointment of alternate members, and modifying the quorum requirement to be five members.

Ordinance 2019-47

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA; REPEALING CHAPTER 2, ARTICLE IV, DIVISION 16, ENTITLED CAPITAL FACILITIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE, IN ITS ENTIRETY; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR FILING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

The purpose of this Ordinance is to repeal Lake County Code, Chapter 2, Article IV, Division 16, entitled “Capital Facilities Advisory Committee,” as the committee is no longer required by the Lake County Board of County Commissioners.

Ordinance 2019-48

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA; AMENDING SECTION 18-2, LAKE COUNTY CODE, ENTITLED “HAUL PERMIT;” CLARIFYING THE APPLICABILITY OF THE SECTION TO APPROVED DEVELOPMENTS; 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 amend Section 18-2, Lake County Code, concerning permit requirements for hauling, as defined, on the County Road System within Lake County, Florida. This amendment intends to clarify the applicability of the ordinance to developments approved prior to February 12, 2019.

Ordinance 2019-51

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA; CREATING ARTICLE IX, CHAPTER 3, LAKE COUNTY CODE, TO BE ENTITLED “HUMAN TRAFFICKING;” PROVIDING FOR PUBLIC AWARENESS SIGNAGE TO BE POSTED IN ADULT ENTERTAINMENT ESTABLISHMENTS AND MASSAGE FACILITIES; PROVIDING FOR ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES; 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 IX, Chapter 3, Lake County Code, to be entitled “Human Trafficking,” for the purposes of requiring public awareness signage in accordance with Section 787.29, Florida Statutes.

Ordinance 2019-52

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA; AMENDING SECTION 22-21, LAKE COUNTY CODE, ENTITLED LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS; AMENDING SECTION 22-22, LAKE COUNTY CODE, ENTITLED IMPOSITION; ADJUSTING THE EDUCATIONAL IMPACT FEE RATES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE CODE; PROVIDING FOR FILING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

This ordinance amends Section 22-21, Lake County Code, entitled Legislative Findings, and amends Section 22-22, entitled Imposition. The purpose of this ordinance is to amend the educational impact fees rates to coincide with the most recent impact fee study commissioned by the Lake County School Board.

Ordinance 2019-53

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA; AMENDING SECTION 2-89, LAKE COUNTY CODE, REGARDING THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING ADVISORY COMMITTEE; REDUCING THE QUORUM REQUIREMENTS FROM 6 MEMBERS TO 5 MEMBERS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR FILING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

The purpose of this Ordinance is to amend Section 2-89, Lake County Code, regarding the quorum requirements of the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee. The intent is to lower the quorum requirements from 6 members to 5 members.

 
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
October 22, 2019

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA; AMENDING SECTION 8-2, LAKE COUNTY CODE, ENTITLED JURISDICTION AND POWERS; CREATING SECTION 14.00.13, LAKE COUNTY CODE, APPENDIX E, LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS, TO BE ENTITLED ACTION BY THE LAKE COUNTY CODE ENFORCEMENT SPECIAL MASTER; CLARIFYING THAT THE CODE ENFORCEMENT SPECIAL MASTER HAS AUTHORITY TO ENFORCE RESTRICTIONS ON ANY DEVELOPMENT ORDER APPROVED UNDER THE LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS; 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 Section 8-2, Lake County Code, entitled Jurisdiction and Powers, and create Section 14.00.13, Land Development Regulations, to clarify that the code enforcement special master may enforce restrictions contained on site plans, plats, or other development orders approved under the Land Development Regulations.

Note: To obtain a copy of an ordinance, please contact the County Attorney's Office at 352-343-9787 or publicrecords@lakecountyfl.gov, or by contacting the Board Support Office at 352-343-9827.

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