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The 2023 Florida Statutes

Title XXI
Chapter 298
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F.S. 298.005
298.005 Definitions.As used in this chapter, the term:
(1) “Jurisdictional water management district” means the chapter 373 water management district or districts within which the lands encompassed by a water control district are located.
(2) “Owner” means the owner of the freehold estate, subject to assessment pursuant to this chapter, as appears by the deed record. The term does not include reversioners, remaindermen, or mortgagees, who are not to be counted and need not be notified by publication or served by process, but are to be represented by the present owners of the freehold estate in any proceeding under this chapter.
(3) “Water control plan” means the comprehensive operational document that describes the activities and improvements to be conducted by a water control district authorized under this chapter and includes any district “plan of reclamation,” “water management plan,” or “plan of improvement” that details the system of water management improvements implemented by a water control district.
History.s. 38, ch. 6458, 1913; RGS 1135; CGL 1490; s. 1, ch. 97-40; s. 1, ch. 98-329; s. 4, ch. 2000-308.
Note.Former s. 298.68.