Laws and Legislation

Florida Statute 163.04 – Energy Devices Based on Renewable Resources

Prohibits HOA’s and the like from prohibiting the use of rainbarrels, clotheslines or any energy saving devices based on renewable resources.

163.04 Energy devices based on renewable resources.—

(1) Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter or other provision of general or special law, the adoption of an ordinance by a governing body, as those terms are defined in this chapter, which prohibits or has the effect of prohibiting the installation of solar collectors, clotheslines, or other energy devices based on renewable resources is expressly prohibited.

Read the full statue here: http://www.flsenate.gov/laws/statutes/2012/0163.04