As used in this article, the following words and terms shall have the meaning ascribed thereto: Day care center means any family or child care facility licensed by the state pursuant to F. For purposes of this article, a day care center includes the parking lot, curtilage, yards, landscaped areas, playgrounds, accessory buildings and all outdoor areas of the facility.
It is the intent to include all areas reasonably included in and part of the facility. Permanent residence means a place where a person abides, lodges, or resides for 14 or more consecutive days. Playground means an established or dedicated outdoor area for recreation and play, including, by way of example and not limitation, soccer fields, baseball diamonds, football fields and locations with outdoor equipment, such as, by way of example and not limitation, swing sets, climbing apparatus and slides.
Public shelter means any shelter specifically designated by the county or any municipality to house persons in times prior to, during and after the threat or occurrence of disaster.
School means any public or private school to include charter schools as defined in F. As defined in F. Sexual predator and sexual offender shelter means any shelter officially designated by the county or any municipality that is designated to house sexual predators or sexual offenders in times prior to, during and after the threat or occurrence of disaster. For purposes of measuring separation of a residence from a school, day care center, park, playground, public library, church or other place of religious assembly, or other place where children regularly congregate, all distances shall be measured from the outermost property line of the parcel upon which the residence is located running in a direct line to the outermost property line of the school, day care center, park or playground, public library, church or other place of religious assembly, or other place where children regularly congregate.
For example, if the residence is located in a generally southwesterly direction from a park, then the measurement would be from the northeast corner of the residential parcel to the southwest corner of the park.
For all other purposes, measurements shall run from the outermost property line of the school, day care center, park or playground, public library, church or other place of religious assembly. The provisions of this article shall not be applied to persons residing at a prohibited location on the effective date of the ordinance from which this article derives, such that it is not the intent of this article to impair valid, existing and bona fide contract rights, provided however that the provisions of this article shall apply upon termination of any leasehold relationship arising from a landlord tenant relationship upon the expiration of a lease.
When a person who is the subject of this article changes residences, this article shall fully apply to such persons. Nothing herein shall prohibit any person from traveling on those roads currently included within the Florida Intrastate Highway System located within the county. Any person who is required by Florida law to register as a sexual predator or sexual offender and who utilizes or intends to utilize a temporary shelter provided by any public or private entity and established as a result of any emergency or incident or threatened emergency or incident shall, immediately upon entering the shelter, notify the individual or individuals operating the shelter that he or she is a registered sexual predator or sexual offender.
The sexual predator or sexual offender shall be assigned to a temporary shelter specifically designated for use by sexual predators and sexual offenders. Citrus County Ordinances Updated: May 24, —