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Title XXV
AVIATION
Chapter 333
AIRPORT ZONING
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CHAPTER 333
CHAPTER 333
AIRPORT ZONING
333.01 Definitions.
333.02 Airport hazards and uses of land in airport vicinities contrary to public interest.
333.025 Permit required for obstructions.
333.03 Requirement to adopt airport zoning regulations.
333.04 Comprehensive zoning regulations; most stringent to prevail where conflicts occur.
333.05 Procedure for adoption of airport zoning regulations.
333.06 Airport zoning regulation requirements.
333.07 Local government permitting of airspace obstructions.
333.09 Administration of airport protection zoning regulations.
333.11 Judicial review.
333.12 Acquisition of air rights.
333.13 Enforcement and remedies.
333.135 Transition provisions.
333.01 Definitions.As used in this chapter, the term:
(1) “Aeronautical study” means a Federal Aviation Administration study, conducted in accordance with the standards of 14 C.F.R. part 77, subpart C, and Federal Aviation Administration policy and guidance, on the effect of proposed construction or alteration upon the operation of air navigation facilities and the safe and efficient use of navigable airspace.
(2) “Airport” means any area of land or water designed and set aside for the landing and taking off of aircraft and used or to be used in the interest of the public for such purpose.
(3) “Airport hazard” means an obstruction to air navigation which affects the safe and efficient use of navigable airspace or the operation of planned or existing air navigation and communication facilities.
(4) “Airport hazard area” means any area of land or water upon which an airport hazard might be established.
(5) “Airport land use compatibility zoning” means airport zoning regulations governing the use of land on, adjacent to, or in the immediate vicinity of airports.
(6) “Airport layout plan” means a set of scaled drawings that provides a graphic representation of the existing and future development plan for the airport and demonstrates the preservation and continuity of safety, utility, and efficiency of the airport.
(7) “Airport master plan” means a comprehensive plan of an airport which typically describes current and future plans for airport development designed to support existing and future aviation demand.
(8) “Airport protection zoning regulations” means airport zoning regulations governing airport hazards.
(9) “Department” means the Department of Transportation as created under s. 20.23.
(10) “Educational facility” means any structure, land, or use that includes a public or private kindergarten through 12th grade school, charter school, magnet school, college campus, or university campus. The term does not include space used for educational purposes within a multitenant building.
(11) “Landfill” has the same meaning as provided in s. 403.703.
(12) “Obstruction” means any existing or proposed object, terrain, or structure construction or alteration that exceeds the federal obstruction standards contained in 14 C.F.R. part 77, subpart C. The term includes:
(a) Any object of natural growth or terrain;
(b) Permanent or temporary construction or alteration, including equipment or materials used and any permanent or temporary apparatus; or
(c) Alteration of any permanent or temporary existing structure by a change in the structure’s height, including appurtenances, lateral dimensions, and equipment or materials used in the structure.
(13) “Person” means any individual, firm, copartnership, corporation, company, association, joint-stock association, or body politic, and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or other similar representative thereof.
(14) “Political subdivision” means the local government of any county, municipality, town, village, or other subdivision or agency thereof, or any district or special district, port commission, port authority, or other such agency authorized to establish or operate airports in the state.
(15) “Public-use airport” means an airport, publicly or privately owned, licensed by the state, which is open for use by the public.
(16) “Runway protection zone” means an area at ground level beyond the runway end to enhance the safety and protection of people and property on the ground.
(17) “Structure” means any object constructed, erected, altered, or installed, including, but not limited to, buildings, towers, smokestacks, utility poles, power generation equipment, and overhead transmission lines.
(18) “Substantial modification” means any repair, reconstruction, rehabilitation, or improvement of a structure when the actual cost of the repair, reconstruction, rehabilitation, or improvement of the structure equals or exceeds 50 percent of the market value of the structure.
History.s. 1, ch. 23079, 1945; s. 2, ch. 75-16; s. 1, ch. 88-356; s. 70, ch. 90-136; s. 84, ch. 91-221; s. 482, ch. 95-148; s. 1, ch. 2016-209; s. 21, ch. 2016-239.
333.02 Airport hazards and uses of land in airport vicinities contrary to public interest.
(1) It is hereby found that an airport hazard endangers the lives and property of users of the airport and of occupants of land in its vicinity and also, if of the obstruction type, in effect reduces the size of the area available for the taking off, maneuvering, or landing of aircraft, thus tending to destroy or impair the utility of the airport and the public investment therein. It is further found that certain activities and uses of land in the immediate vicinity of airports as enumerated in s. 333.03(2) are not compatible with normal airport operations, and may, if not regulated, also endanger the lives of the participants, adversely affect their health, or otherwise limit the accomplishment of normal activities. Accordingly, it is hereby declared:
(a) That the creation or establishment of an airport hazard and the incompatible use of land in airport vicinities are public nuisances and injure the community served by the airport in question;
(b) That it is therefore necessary in the interest of the public health, public safety, and general welfare that the creation or establishment of airport hazards and incompatible land uses be prevented; and
(c) That this should be accomplished, to the extent legally possible, by the exercise of the police power, without compensation.
(2) It is further declared that the limitation of land uses incompatible with normal airport operations, the prevention of the creation or establishment of airport hazards, and the elimination, removal, alteration, mitigation, or marking and lighting of existing airport hazards are public purposes for which political subdivisions may raise and expend public funds and acquire land or property interests therein, or air rights thereover.
History.s. 2, ch. 23079, 1945; s. 2, ch. 88-356; s. 71, ch. 90-136.
333.025 Permit required for obstructions.
(1) A person proposing the construction or alteration of an obstruction must obtain a permit from the department, subject to subsections (2), (3), and (4). However, permits from the department will be required only within an airport hazard area where federal obstruction standards are exceeded and if the proposed construction or alteration is within a 10-nautical-mile radius of the airport reference point, located at the approximate geometric center of all usable runways of a public-use airport or military airport.
(2) Existing, planned, and proposed facilities on public-use airports contained in an airport master plan, in an airport layout plan submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration, or in comparable military documents shall be protected from airport hazards.
(3) A permit is not required for existing structures that received construction permits from the Federal Communications Commission for structures exceeding federal obstruction standards before May 20, 1975; a permit is not required for any necessary replacement or repairs to such existing structures if the height and location are unchanged.
(4) If political subdivisions have, in compliance with this chapter, adopted adequate airport protection zoning regulations, placed such regulations on file with the department’s aviation office, and established a permitting process, a permit for the construction or alteration of an obstruction is not required from the department. Upon receipt of a complete permit application, the local government shall provide a copy of the application to the department’s aviation office by certified mail, return receipt requested, or by a delivery service that provides a receipt evidencing delivery. To evaluate technical consistency with this subsection, the department shall have a 15-day review period following receipt of the application, which must run concurrently with the local government permitting process. Cranes, construction equipment, and other temporary structures in use or in place for a period not to exceed 18 consecutive months are exempt from the department’s review, unless such review is requested by the department.
(5) The department shall, within 30 days after receipt of an application for a permit, issue or deny a permit for the construction or alteration of an obstruction. The department shall review permit applications in conformity with s. 120.60.
(6) In determining whether to issue or deny a permit, the department shall consider:
(a) The safety of persons on the ground and in the air.
(b) The safe and efficient use of navigable airspace.
(c) The nature of the terrain and height of existing structures.
(d) The effect of the construction or alteration of an obstruction on the state licensing standards for a public-use airport contained in chapter 330 and rules adopted thereunder.
(e) The character of existing and planned flight operations and developments at public-use airports.
(f) Federal airways, visual flight rules, flyways and corridors, and instrument approaches as designated by the Federal Aviation Administration.
(g) The effect of the construction or alteration of an obstruction on the minimum descent altitude or the decision height at the affected airport.
(h) The cumulative effects on navigable airspace of all existing obstructions and all known proposed obstructions in the area.
(7) When issuing a permit under this section, the department shall require the owner of the obstruction to install, operate, and maintain, at the owner’s expense, marking and lighting in conformance with the specific standards established by the Federal Aviation Administration.
(8) The department may not approve a permit for the construction or alteration of an obstruction unless the applicant submits documentation showing both compliance with the federal requirement for notification of proposed construction or alteration and a valid aeronautical study. A permit may not be approved solely on the basis that the Federal Aviation Administration determined that the proposed construction or alteration of an obstruction was not an airport hazard.
(9) The denial of a permit under this section is subject to administrative review pursuant to chapter 120.
History.s. 3, ch. 75-16; s. 3, ch. 88-356; s. 7, ch. 92-152; s. 2, ch. 2016-209; s. 22, ch. 2016-239.
333.03 Requirement to adopt airport zoning regulations.
(1)(a) Every political subdivision having an airport hazard area within its territorial limits shall adopt, administer, and enforce, under the police power and in the manner and upon the conditions prescribed in this section, airport protection zoning regulations for such airport hazard area.
(b) If an airport is owned or controlled by a political subdivision and if any other political subdivision has land upon which an obstruction may be constructed or altered which underlies any surface of the airport as provided in 14 C.F.R. part 77, subpart C, the political subdivisions shall either:
1. By interlocal agreement, adopt, administer, and enforce a set of airport protection zoning regulations; or
2. By ordinance, regulation, or resolution duly adopted, create a joint airport protection zoning board that shall adopt, administer, and enforce a set of airport protection zoning regulations. The joint airport protection zoning board shall have as voting members two representatives appointed by each participating political subdivision and a chair elected by a majority of the members so appointed. The airport manager or a representative of each airport in the affected participating political subdivisions shall serve on the board in a nonvoting capacity.
(c) Airport protection zoning regulations adopted under paragraph (a) must, at a minimum, require:
1. A permit for the construction or alteration of any obstruction;
2. Obstruction marking and lighting for obstructions;
3. Documentation showing compliance with the federal requirement for notification of proposed construction or alteration of structures and a valid aeronautical study submitted by each person applying for a permit;
4. Consideration of the criteria in s. 333.025(6), when determining whether to issue or deny a permit; and
5. That approval of a permit not be based solely on the determination by the Federal Aviation Administration that the proposed structure is not an airport hazard.
(d) The department shall be available to provide assistance to political subdivisions regarding federal obstruction standards.
(2) In the manner provided in subsection (1), political subdivisions shall adopt, administer, and enforce airport land use compatibility zoning regulations. Airport land use compatibility zoning regulations shall, at a minimum, address the following:
(a) The prohibition of new landfills and the restriction of existing landfills within the following areas:
1. Within 10,000 feet from the nearest point of any runway used or planned to be used by turbine aircraft.
2. Within 5,000 feet from the nearest point of any runway used by only nonturbine aircraft.
3. Outside the perimeters defined in subparagraphs 1. and 2., but still within the lateral limits of the civil airport imaginary surfaces defined in 14 C.F.R. s. 77.19. Case-by-case review of such landfills is advised.
(b) Where any landfill is located and constructed in a manner that attracts or sustains hazardous bird movements from feeding, water, or roosting areas into, or across, the runways or approach and departure patterns of aircraft. The landfill operator must incorporate bird management techniques or other practices to minimize bird hazards to airborne aircraft.
(c) Where an airport authority or other governing body operating a public-use airport has conducted a noise study in accordance with 14 C.F.R. part 150, or where a public-use airport owner has established noise contours pursuant to another public study approved by the Federal Aviation Administration, the prohibition of incompatible uses, as established in the noise study in 14 C.F.R. part 150, Appendix A or as a part of an alternative Federal Aviation Administration-approved public study, within the noise contours established by any of these studies, except if such uses are specifically contemplated by such study with appropriate mitigation or similar techniques described in the study.
(d) Where an airport authority or other governing body operating a public-use airport has not conducted a noise study, the prohibition of residential construction and any educational facility, with the exception of aviation school facilities, within an area contiguous to the airport measuring one-half the length of the longest runway on either side of and at the end of each runway centerline.
(e) The restriction of new incompatible uses, activities, or substantial modifications to existing incompatible uses within runway protection zones.
(3) Political subdivisions shall provide a copy of all airport protection zoning regulations and airport land use compatibility zoning regulations, and any related amendments, to the department’s aviation office within 30 days after adoption.
(4) Subsection (2) may not be construed to require the removal, alteration, sound conditioning, or other change, or to interfere with the continued use or adjacent expansion of any educational facility or site in existence on July 1, 1993.
(5) This section does not prohibit an airport authority, a political subdivision or its administrative agency, or any other governing body operating a public-use airport from establishing airport zoning regulations more restrictive than prescribed in this section in order to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public in the air and on the ground.
History.s. 3, ch. 23079, 1945; s. 4, ch. 75-16; s. 4, ch. 88-356; s. 72, ch. 90-136; s. 8, ch. 92-152; s. 10, ch. 93-164; s. 1, ch. 94-201; s. 958, ch. 95-148; s. 971, ch. 2002-387; s. 3, ch. 2016-209; s. 23, ch. 2016-239.
333.04 Comprehensive zoning regulations; most stringent to prevail where conflicts occur.
(1) INCORPORATION.In the event that a political subdivision has adopted, or hereafter adopts, a comprehensive plan or policy regulating, among other things, the height of buildings, structures, and natural objects, and uses of property, any airport zoning regulations applicable to the same area or portion thereof may be incorporated in and made a part of such comprehensive plan or policy, and be administered and enforced in connection therewith.
(2) CONFLICT.In the event of conflict between any airport zoning regulations adopted under this chapter and any other regulations applicable to the same area, whether the conflict be with respect to the height of structures or vegetation, the use of land, or any other matter, and whether such regulations were adopted by the political subdivision that adopted the airport zoning regulations or by some other political subdivision, the more stringent limitation or requirement shall govern and prevail.
History.s. 4, ch. 23079, 1945; s. 4, ch. 2016-209; s. 24, ch. 2016-239.
333.05 Procedure for adoption of airport zoning regulations.
(1) NOTICE AND HEARING.Airport zoning regulations may not be adopted, amended, or repealed under this chapter except by action of the legislative body of the political subdivision or affected subdivisions, or the joint board provided in s. 333.03(1)(b)2. by the political subdivisions therein provided and set forth, after a public hearing in relation thereto, at which parties in interest and citizens shall have an opportunity to be heard. Notice of the hearing shall be published at least once a week for 2 consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the political subdivision or subdivisions where the airport zoning regulations are to be adopted, amended, or repealed.
(2) AIRPORT ZONING COMMISSION.Before the initial zoning of any airport area under this chapter, the political subdivision or joint airport zoning board that is to adopt, administer, and enforce the regulations must appoint a commission, to be known as the airport zoning commission, to recommend the boundaries of the various zones to be established and the regulations to be adopted therefor. Such commission shall make a preliminary report and hold public hearings thereon before submitting its final report, and the legislative body of the political subdivision or the joint airport zoning board may not hold its public hearings or take any action until it has received the final report of such commission, and at least 15 days shall elapse between the receipt of the final report of the commission and the hearing to be held by the latter board. If a planning commission, an airport commission, or a comprehensive zoning commission already exists, it may be appointed as the airport zoning commission.
History.s. 5, ch. 23079, 1945; s. 74, ch. 90-136; s. 23, ch. 90-279; s. 39, ch. 95-143; s. 5, ch. 2016-209; s. 25, ch. 2016-239.
333.06 Airport zoning regulation requirements.
(1) REASONABLENESS.All airport zoning regulations adopted under this chapter shall be reasonable and may not impose any requirement or restriction which is not reasonably necessary to effectuate the purposes of this chapter. In determining what regulations it may adopt, each political subdivision and joint airport zoning board shall consider, among other things, the character of the flying operations expected to be conducted at the airport, the nature of the terrain within the airport hazard area and runway protection zones, the character of the neighborhood, the uses to which the property to be zoned is put and adaptable, and the impact of any new use, activity, or construction on the airport’s operating capability and capacity.
(2) INDEPENDENT JUSTIFICATION.The purpose of all airport zoning regulations adopted under this chapter is to provide both airspace protection and land uses compatible with airport operations. Each aspect of this purpose requires independent justification in order to promote the public interest in safety, health, and general welfare. Specifically, construction in a runway protection zone which does not exceed airspace height restrictions is not conclusive that such use, activity, or construction is compatible with airport operations.
(3) NONCONFORMING USES.An airport protection zoning regulation adopted under this chapter may not require the removal, lowering, or other change or alteration of any obstruction not conforming to the regulation when adopted or amended, or otherwise interfere with the continuance of any nonconforming use, except as provided in s. 333.07(1) and (3).
(4) ADOPTION OF AIRPORT MASTER PLAN AND NOTICE TO AFFECTED LOCAL GOVERNMENTS.An airport master plan shall be prepared by each public-use airport licensed by the department under chapter 330. The authorized entity having responsibility for governing the operation of the airport, when either requesting from or submitting to a state or federal governmental agency with funding or approval jurisdiction a “finding of no significant impact,” an environmental assessment, a site-selection study, an airport master plan, or any amendment to an airport master plan, shall submit simultaneously a copy of said request, submittal, assessment, study, plan, or amendments by certified mail to all affected local governments. As used in this subsection, the term “affected local government” is defined as any municipality or county having jurisdiction over the airport and any municipality or county located within 2 miles of the boundaries of the land subject to the airport master plan.
History.s. 6, ch. 23079, 1945; s. 75, ch. 90-136; s. 76, ch. 2002-20; s. 6, ch. 2016-209; s. 26, ch. 2016-239.
333.07 Local government permitting of airspace obstructions.
(1) PERMITS.
(a) A person proposing to construct, alter, or allow an airport obstruction in an airport hazard area in violation of the airport protection zoning regulations adopted under this chapter must apply for a permit. A permit may not be issued if it would allow the establishment or creation of an airport hazard or if it would permit a nonconforming obstruction to become a greater hazard to air navigation than it was when the applicable airport protection zoning regulation was adopted which allowed the establishment or creation of the obstruction, or than it is when the application for a permit is made.
(b) If the political subdivision or its administrative agency determines that a nonconforming obstruction has been abandoned or is more than 80 percent torn down, destroyed, deteriorated, or decayed, a permit may not be granted if it would allow the obstruction to exceed the applicable height limit or otherwise deviate from the airport protection zoning regulations. Whether or not an application is made for a permit under this subsection, the owner of the nonconforming obstruction may be required, at his or her own expense, to lower, remove, reconstruct, alter, or equip such obstruction as may be necessary to conform to the current airport protection zoning regulations. If the owner of the nonconforming obstruction neglects or refuses to comply with such requirement for 10 days after notice, the administrative agency may report the violation to the political subdivision involved, which subdivision, through its appropriate agency, may proceed to have the obstruction so lowered, removed, reconstructed, altered, or equipped and assess the cost and expense thereof upon the owner of the obstruction or the land whereon it is or was located.
(2) CONSIDERATIONS WHEN ISSUING OR DENYING PERMITS.In determining whether to issue or deny a permit, the political subdivision or its administrative agency must consider the following, as applicable:
(a) The safety of persons on the ground and in the air.
(b) The safe and efficient use of navigable airspace.
(c) The nature of the terrain and height of existing structures.
(d) The effect of the construction or alteration on the state licensing standards for a public-use airport contained in chapter 330 and rules adopted thereunder.
(e) The character of existing and planned flight operations and developments at public-use airports.
(f) Federal airways, visual flight rules, flyways and corridors, and instrument approaches as designated by the Federal Aviation Administration.
(g) The effect of the construction or alteration of the proposed structure on the minimum descent altitude or the decision height at the affected airport.
(h) The cumulative effects on navigable airspace of all existing structures and all other known proposed structures in the area.
(i) Additional requirements adopted by the political subdivision or administrative agency pertinent to evaluation and protection of airspace and airport operations.
(3) OBSTRUCTION MARKING AND LIGHTING.In issuing a permit under this section, the political subdivision or its administrative agency shall require the owner of the obstruction to install, operate, and maintain thereon, at his or her own expense, marking and lighting in conformance with the specific standards established by the Federal Aviation Administration.
History.s. 7, ch. 23079, 1945; s. 5, ch. 88-356; s. 76, ch. 90-136; s. 483, ch. 95-148; s. 33, ch. 2016-10; s. 7, ch. 2016-209; s. 28, ch. 2016-239.
333.09 Administration of airport protection zoning regulations.
(1) ADMINISTRATION.All airport protection zoning regulations adopted under this chapter shall provide for the administration and enforcement of such regulations by the political subdivision or its administrative agency. The duties of any administrative agency designated pursuant to this chapter must include that of hearing and deciding all permits under s. 333.07, as they pertain to such agency, and all other matters under this chapter applying to said agency.
(2) LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROCESS.
(a) A political subdivision required to adopt airport zoning regulations under this chapter shall provide a process to:
1. Issue or deny permits consistent with s. 333.07.
2. Provide the department with a copy of a complete application consistent with s. 333.025(4).
3. Enforce the issuance or denial of a permit or other determination made by the administrative agency with respect to airport zoning regulations.
(b) If a zoning board or permitting body already exists within a political subdivision, the zoning board or permitting body may implement the airport zoning regulation permitting and appeals processes.
(3) APPEALS.
(a) A person, a political subdivision or its administrative agency, or a joint airport zoning board that contends a decision made by a political subdivision or its administrative agency is an improper application of airport zoning regulations may use the process established for an appeal.
(b) All appeals taken under this section must be taken within a reasonable time, as provided by the political subdivision or its administrative agency, by filing with the entity from which the appeal is taken a notice of appeal specifying the grounds for appeal.
(c) An appeal shall stay all proceedings in the underlying action appealed from, unless the entity from which the appeal is taken certifies pursuant to the rules for appeal that by reason of the facts stated in the certificate a stay would, in its opinion, cause imminent peril to life or property. In such cases, proceedings may not be stayed except by order of the political subdivision or its administrative agency on notice to the entity from which the appeal is taken and for good cause shown.
(d) The political subdivision or its administrative agency shall set a reasonable time for the hearing of appeals, give public notice and due notice to the parties in interest, and decide the same within a reasonable time. Upon the hearing, any party may appear in person, by agent, or by attorney.
(e) The political subdivision or its administrative agency may, in conformity with this chapter, affirm, reverse, or modify the decision on the permit or other determination from which the appeal is taken.
History.s. 9, ch. 23079, 1945; s. 8, ch. 2016-209; s. 30, ch. 2016-239.
333.11 Judicial review.
(1) Any person, political subdivision, or joint airport zoning board affected by a decision of a political subdivision or its administrative agency may apply for judicial relief to the circuit court in the judicial circuit where the political subdivision is located within 30 days after rendition of the decision. Review shall be by petition for writ of certiorari, which shall be governed by the Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure.
(2) The court has exclusive jurisdiction to affirm, reverse, or modify the decision on the permit or other determination from which the appeal is taken and, if appropriate, to order further proceedings by the political subdivision or its administrative agency. The findings of fact by the political subdivision or its administrative agency, if supported by substantial evidence, shall be accepted by the court as conclusive, and an objection to a decision of the political subdivision or its administrative agency may not be considered by the court unless such objection was raised in the underlying proceeding.
(3) If airport zoning regulations adopted under this chapter are held by a court to interfere with the use and enjoyment of a particular structure or parcel of land to such an extent, or to be so onerous in their application to such a structure or parcel of land, as to constitute a taking or deprivation of that property in violation of the State Constitution or the Constitution of the United States, such holding shall not affect the application of such regulations to other structures and parcels of land, or such regulations as are not involved in the particular decision.
(4) A judicial appeal to any court may not be permitted under this section until the appellant has exhausted all of its remedies through application for local government permits, exceptions, and appeals.
History.s. 11, ch. 23079, 1945; s. 43, ch. 63-512; s. 7, ch. 88-356; s. 485, ch. 95-148; s. 9, ch. 2016-209; s. 32, ch. 2016-239.
333.12 Acquisition of air rights.If a nonconforming obstruction is determined to be an airport hazard and the owner will not remove, lower, or otherwise eliminate it; the approach protection necessary cannot, because of constitutional limitations, be provided by airport zoning regulations under this chapter; or it appears advisable that the necessary approach protection be provided by acquisition of property rights rather than by airport zoning regulations, the political subdivision within which the property or nonconforming obstruction is located, or the political subdivision owning or operating the airport or being served by it, may acquire, by purchase, grant, or condemnation in the manner provided by chapter 73, such property, air right, avigation easement, or other estate, portion, or interest in the property or nonconforming obstruction or such interest in the air above such property, in question, as may be necessary to effectuate the purposes of this chapter, and in so doing, if by condemnation, to have the right to take immediate possession of the property, interest in property, air right, or other right sought to be condemned, at the time, and in the manner and form, and as authorized by chapter 74. In the case of the purchase of any property, easement, or estate or interest therein or the acquisition of the same by the power of eminent domain, the political subdivision making such purchase or exercising such power shall, in addition to the damages for the taking, injury, or destruction of property, also pay the cost of the removal and relocation of any structure or any public utility that is required to be moved to a new location.
History.s. 12, ch. 23079, 1945; s. 10, ch. 2016-209; s. 33, ch. 2016-239.
333.13 Enforcement and remedies.
(1) Each violation of this chapter or of any airport zoning regulations, orders, or rulings adopted or made pursuant to this chapter shall constitute a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083, and each day a violation continues to exist shall constitute a separate offense.
(2) In addition, the political subdivision or agency adopting the airport zoning regulations under this chapter may institute in any court of competent jurisdiction an action to prevent, restrain, correct, or abate any violation of this chapter or of airport zoning regulations adopted under this chapter or of any order or ruling made in connection with their administration or enforcement, and the court shall adjudge to the plaintiff such relief, by way of injunction, which may be mandatory, or otherwise, as may be proper under all the facts and circumstances of the case in order to fully effectuate the purposes of this chapter and of the regulations adopted and orders and rulings made pursuant thereto.
(3) The department may institute a civil action for injunctive relief in the appropriate circuit court to prevent violation of any provision of this chapter.
History.s. 13, ch. 23079, 1945; s. 232, ch. 71-136; s. 5, ch. 75-16; s. 11, ch. 2016-209; s. 34, ch. 2016-239.
333.135 Transition provisions.
(1) Any airport zoning regulation in effect on July 1, 2016, which includes provisions in conflict with this chapter shall be amended to conform to the requirements of this chapter by July 1, 2017.
(2) Any political subdivision having an airport within its territorial limits which has not adopted airport zoning regulations shall, by July 1, 2017, adopt airport zoning regulations consistent with this chapter.
(3) For those political subdivisions that have not yet adopted airport zoning regulations pursuant to this chapter, the department shall administer the permitting process as provided in s. 333.025.
History.s. 12, ch. 2016-209; s. 35, ch. 2016-239.