Legislation filed in Feb. would prohibit local governments from placing requirements on a development beyond those issued by state and federal agencies. The proposals follows a U.S. Supreme Court decision in a FL case. Photo: Bruce Ritchie.
Florida House and Senate bills were filed this week prohibiting local governments from placing permitting requirements on a proposed development beyond those issued by state and federal agencies.
HB 1077 and SB 1310 appear to have backing from property rights supporters following a U.S. Supreme Court decision last year involving the St. Johns River Water Management District.
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