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Planning & Zoning - Agricultural Exemption

  1. Florida Statutes 604.50 exempts nonresidential farm buildings from the Florida Building Code and any county or municipal code except for code provisions implementing local, state or federal floodplain management regulations. Examples of nonresidential farm buildings covered by this exemption include barns, greenhouses, shade house, farm office, storage building or poultry house.

  2. One (1) copy of a site plan sketch is required to verify that building location meets National Flood Insurance Program requirements. Indicate the building type to verify if floodplain permit is required.

  3. Property must have an agricultural exemption placed on the property by the Sumter County Property Appraiser’s Office.

  4. The structure will not be used as a residential dwelling unit, for personal storage, for care or sheltering of animals for personal use, and will be used ONLY for bona fide agricultural purposes.

  5. Owner Verification:
    I have read the above and will comply.

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