Department of Economic Opportunity, Division of Community Development  



    Division of Community Development

    Final Order No. DEO-16-078

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity issued Final Order No. DEO-16-078 on May 28, 2016, in response to an application submitted by Paddocks Homeowners’ Association, Inc. for covenant revitalization under Chapter 720, Part III, Florida Statutes.

    The Department’s Final Order denied the application for covenant revitalization after determining that it did not meet the statutory requirements as the Association’s submission failed to include a full, complete and verified copy of the previous declaration of covenants and other previous governing documents for the community, including any amendments thereto, violating Section 720.406(1)(b), Florida Statutes, failed to include the legal description of each parcel to be subject to the revived declaration and other governing documents and a plat or other graphic depiction of the affected properties in the community, violating Section 720.406(1)(c), Florida Statutes, failed to include a verified copy of the written consents of the requisite number of the affected parcel owners or verified copies of the notice of the meeting, attendance, and voting results if the approval was obtained by a vote at a meeting of affected parcel owners violating Section 720.406(1)(d), Florida Statutes, failed to include an affidavit by a current or former officer of the association or by a member of the organizing committee verifying that the requirements for the revived declaration set forth in section 720.404, Florida Statutes, have been satisfied, violating Section 720.406(e), Florida Statutes, and the notice provided to parcel owners does not meet the requirements of Sections 720.405(1) and (5), Florida Statutes.

    Copies of the final order may be obtained by writing to the Agency Clerk, Department of Economic Opportunity, 107 E. Madison Street, MSC 110, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4128 or

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