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ORDINANCE NO. 2021- 010 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, <br />AMENDING SECTION 911.13 (SPECIAL DISTRICTS) OF <br />CHAPTER 911 (ZONING) AND SECTION 912.05 <br />(ALLOWABLE USES: LOCATIONS FOR SINGLE-FAMILY <br />DEVELOPMENT AND USES ALLOWED IN SINGLE- <br />FAMILY AREAS) AND SECTION 912.10 (CONSTRUCTION; <br />BUILDING PERMIT REVIEW, APPROVAL, INSPECTION) <br />OF CHAPTER 912 (SINGLE-FAMILY DEVELOPMENT) <br />AND SECTION 956.16 (REGULATIONS FOR PERMANENT <br />IDENTIFICATION SIGNS REQUIRING PERMITS) OF <br />CHAPTER 956 (SIGN REGULATIONS) OF THE CODE OF <br />INDIAN RIVER COUNTY IN ORDER TO EXEMPT THOSE <br />HOME OCCUPATIONS EXEMPT PER STATE STATUTE; <br />PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT AND SEVERABILITY; <br />PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; AND PROVIDING FOR <br />AN EFFECTIVE DATE. <br />WHEREAS, during the 2021 Legislative session, the Florida Legislature enacted <br />HB 403, which preempts local governments from regulating certain types of homebased <br />businesses; and <br />WHEREAS, HB 403 was signed by Governor DeSantis on June 29th and went into <br />effect on July 1st; and ' <br />WHEREAS, the Code of Indian River County needs to be amended, in order to be <br />consistent with HB 403, <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, section 1 of the Florida Constitution and chapter 125, Florida Statutes vest <br />broad home rule powers in counties to enact ordinances, not inconsistent with general or <br />special law, for the purpose of protecting the public health, safety and welfare of the <br />residents of the county. The Indian River County Board of County Commissioners <br />specifically determines that the enactment of this ordinance is necessary to protect the <br />health, safety and welfare of the residents of Indian River County. <br />Section 2. Amendment of Section 911.13 (Special Districts) of Chapter 911 <br />(Zoning). <br />New language indicated by underline, and deleted language indicated by sirikethmugh <br />