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Urban Agriculture (Support)

CS/SB 628 (Rouson) and CS/HB 1013 (Rayner) create the Florida Urban Agriculture Pilot Project and expressly approve five municipalities with populations greater than 250,000 authority to regulate urban agriculture under certain circumstances. Nonresidential farm buildings, fences or signs located on lands used for urban agriculture would not be exempt from the Florida Building Code or local governmental regulations. CS/SB 628 passed the House and Senate and is awaiting action by the governor. The bill is effective July 1, 2021. (Cruz)