Tampa HOA Attorney Explains Certain Emergency Powers Florida Law Changes

Posted on: April 6, 2017 at 1:13 pm

Homeowners’ Associations in Clearwater, Tampa and the entire State of Florida need to be prepared for the new laws affecting them. HB 807 signed by the Governor Scott became law on July 1, 2014.  Tampa HOA Attorney Nicki Fernandez wanted to explain to her homeowner’s association clients in Pinellas, Hillsborough about Section 720.316 Certain Emergency Powers.

Certain Emergency Powers: HB 807 Section 720.316 has been added to the Act granting “emergency powers” after catastrophic events.  These powers include the authority to implement a disaster plan that may include turning off utilities, and taking action to lessen additional destruction to the community after a catastrophic event, such as a hurricane or other natural disaster.

Our Clearwater HOA Attorney can explain and help your condo board or HOA board understand their obligations under the law and how this will impact the community association. All Homeowners association in Tampa Bay should be prepared for Hurricane season, Florida’s west coast waterfront and coastal properties’ HOAs especially need to have a disaster plan. Call (800-984-9951) or email to talk to a Condo Association Attorney in Tampa.

Author: Nicki Asmer
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