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Lake County Ordinances are codified in the Lake County Code. Municipal Code Corporation of Tallahassee, Fla., handles the distribution of the Code for the County. Access the Code at www.municode.com or obtain copies by contacting the Municipal Code Corporation office at
800-262-2633.

Adopted Ordinances
The following general ordinances have been adopted by the County, but are not yet included in the Code.
Ordinance Number General Subject
Ordinance 2015-55 No current regulations apply to temporary portable storage containers within Lake County. This ordinance would define what temporary portable storage containers are as well as regulate temporary portable storage containers, including the location, duration, and numbers of containers allowed on properties within Lake County.
Ordiance 2015-54 This Ordinance allows the Board the ability to use the user fees collected for the operation and administration of Lake County’s Teen Court Program and provides clarity as to the Clerk’s responsibilities in collecting the fees. Although the Board is currently administering teen court, the code currently provides the Clerk is responsible for operating and administering the Teen Court Program.
Ordinance 2015-53 The purpose of this Ordinance is to amend Section 2-24, Lake County Code, regarding the Lake County Investment Policy. The amendments will make the section consistent with Section 218.415, Florida Statutes. There will be no fiscal impact from this change.
Ordinance 2015-52 The purpose of this ordinance is to amend Article III, Chapter 18, Lake County Code, entitled Special Assessments. The amendment serves to establish a set interest rate at prime plus two percent, and over a ten year period. The amendment also brings the Code into alignment with the current special assessment process. There is no fiscal impact.
Ordinance 2015-51 The purpose of this Ordinance is to amend Section 22-40, Lake County Code, entitled Transfer of Impact Fee Credits, to allow for a secondary transfer of impact fee credits in limited circumstances, such as to accommodate the liquidation of an estate or a business. Allowing an additional transfer of impact fee credits will have no fiscal impact on the County.
Ordinance 2014-71 This ordinance provides for the adoption of an Interlocal Service Boundary Agreement (ISBA) between Lake County and City of Clermont. The ISBA addresses annexation of non-contiguous properties, annexation and maintenance of right of way, development applications, land development regulations, comprehensive plan provisions, solid waste, fire hydrants, sharing of equipment and resources, fire and rescue services, E-911 system, and addressing standards. This ordinance also repeals and replaces Ordinance 2014-33, which previously adopted the Clermont ISBA.
Ordinance 2014-70 This ordinance provides for the adoption of an Interlocal Service Boundary Agreement (ISBA) between Lake County and City of Leesburg. The ISBA addresses annexation of non-contiguous properties, annexation and maintenance of right of way, development applications, land development regulations, comprehensive plan provisions, solid waste, fire hydrants, sharing of equipment and resources, fire and rescue services, Erdinance also amends Section 13-27 and Section 13-28, Lake-911 system, and addressing standards.
 
Proposed Ordinances
The following general ordinances are being proposed but have not yet been adopted by the County, or have been adopted but have not yet been filed with the Secretary of State:
Public Hearing Date(s) General Subject
February 16, 2016 This ordinance amends Chapter 9, Section 9-3 of the Lake County Code, regarding the Lake County Public Safety Coordinating Council, to modify the number of members assigned to the Council and to reduce the members required to be present to have a quorum.
February 2, 2016 The purpose of this Ordinance is to update Chapter 6, Lake County Code, regarding the standards for construction in unincorporated Lake County, and the regulation of persons engaged in the construction industry in order to bring the Code into conformance with the Fifth edition of the Florida Building Code.
April 21, 2015 This ordinance provides for the adoption of an Interlocal Service Boundary Agreement (ISBA) 3 between Lake County and City of Tavares. The ISBA addresses annexation of non-contiguous 4 properties, annexation and maintenance of right of way, development applications, land 5 development regulations, comprehensive plan provisions, solid waste, fire hydrants, sharing of 6 equipment and resources, fire and rescue services, E-911 system, and addressing standards.
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