§ 2-319. Exemption from Chapter 162, Florida Statutes.  

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  • Miami-Dade County shall be exempt from the provisions of Chapter 162, Florida Statutes, to the extent that said chapter relates to any code which is or may be adopted or enforced on a County-wide basis, specifically including but not limited to State codes enforced by the County and the following chapters of the Code of Miami-Dade County, as they may be amended from time to time:

    4 Ambulances and Medical Transportation Vehicles;
    5 Animals and Fowl;
    6 Blood Donor Facilities;
    7 Boats, Docks and Waterways;
    8 Building Code;
    8A Business Regulations;
    8C Intrusion and Burglary Security;
    10 Contractors;
    11A Discrimination;
    11B Dumps and Landfill Sites;
    11C Development Within Flood Hazard Districts;
    11D Diseased Palm Trees;
    13 Explosives;
    14 Fire Prevention;
    14A Fish and Marine Life;
    14B Food and Food Service Establishments;
    17 Housing;
    18A Landscaping;
    19A Mobile Homes;
    21 Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions;
    24 Environmental Protection
    26A Sanitary Nuisance;
    27 Swimming Pools, Public;
    29 Taxation;
    30 Traffic and Motor Vehicles;
    31 Vehicles for Hire;
    32 Water and Sewer Regulations; and
    33A Developments in Incorporated Areas Creating County Impact.



    However any municipal code enforcement board created pursuant to Chapter 162, Florida Statutes, may enforce municipal codes which establish a more stringent standard of compliance than a County or State code setting forth minimum standards. This section shall be effective in both the incorporated and unincorporated jurisdictions of the County.


    The exemption provided herein shall not apply to the creation of a local government code enforcement board by a municipality for enforcement of the South Florida Fire Prevention Code, as amended from time to time.

    (Ord. No. 81-2, § 1, 1-20-81; Ord. No. 89-123, § 1, 12-5-89)

    Annotation— CAO 83-15.