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ORDINANCE NO. 2013 - 012 <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY <br />COMMISSIONERS OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, THAT: <br />Section 1. Enactment Authority. <br />Article VIII, § 1 of the Florida Constitution and Chapter 125, Florida Statutes vest broad home <br />rule powers in counties to enact ordinances, not inconsistent with general or special law, for the <br />purpose of promoting the public health, safety and welfare of the residents of the county. The <br />Board specifically determines that the enactment of this ordinance is consistent with general or <br />special law, and is necessary and appropriate to promote the health, safety and welfare of the <br />residents of Indian River County. <br />Section 2. Findings. <br />The Board finds that the above "Whereas" clauses are true and correct, and hereby incorporates <br />such clauses as findings of the Board. <br />Section 3. Adoption of Chapter 316 of the Code of Indian River County (the "Code"). <br />Chapter 316 of the Code is hereby adopted, as follows (new language is indicated by underline): <br />Section 316.1. Title. <br />This chapter shall be known as the "Indian River County Fertilizer and Landscape Management <br />Ordinance." <br />Section 316.2. Definitions. <br />For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings: <br />"Administrator" shall mean the County Administrator, or an administrative official of the County <br />designated by the County Administrator to administer and enforce the provisions of this chapter. <br />"Application" or "apply" shall mean the actual physical deposit of fertilizer to turf or landscape <br />plants. <br />"Applicator" shall mean any Person who applies fertilizer on turf and/or landscape plants in <br />Indian River County. <br />"Board" shall mean the Indian River County Board of County Commissioners. <br />"Best Management Practices" shall mean turf and landscape practices or combination of <br />practices based on research field-testing and expert review, determined to be the most effective <br />F. IAttomrylGdaIGENERAERezoluvi & OrdinarrceelO.dinau TenilizerModelFemlizer Ordinance- 2013qw�nal)(Augu,l 20).do Page 2 of <br />