What gives Florida’s local governments the authority, the power, to regulate the use of privately owned land? Their authority comes from their inherent powers as local government entities under the State of Florida’s “police powers” and from specific state statutes authorizing the exercise of those police powers. This section explores those two sources under the subheadings: “Florida Police Powers” and “State Enabling Statutes.”
- 1. Introduction (2)
- 2. Legal Authority to Regulate (21)
- 3. Purposes of Land Development Regulations (5)
- 4. Creating LDRs (8)
- 5. Adoption of LDRs (1)
- 6. LDR Administration (5)
- Review Processes (5)
- 8. Special or Specific Uses/Issues (2)
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