Prohibition Against County or Municipal Licensing of Airports; Regulation of Seaplane Landings.

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(1) No county or municipality of this state shall license airports or control their location except by zoning requirements. The determination of suitable sites and standards of safety for airports shall be in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. Nothing in this chapter shall be interpreted as prohibiting a county or municipality from issuing occupational licenses to operators of airports.

(2) Upon adoption of zoning requirements in compliance with subsection (1), a municipality may prohibit or otherwise regulate, for specified public health and safety purposes, the landing of seaplanes in and upon any public waters of the state which are located within the limits or jurisdiction of, or bordering on, the municipality.

History.—s. 10, ch. 24046, 1947; s. 7, ch. 84-205; s. 10, ch. 87-392; s. 16, ch. 95-257; s. 2, ch. 95-412; s. 26, ch. 2003-286.

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