Section 498.029, Florida Statutes 2007
498.029 Notice of filing and registration.--
(1) Upon receipt of the application for registration in proper form, the division shall issue a notice of filing to the applicant. Within 30 days after the date of this notice, the division shall examine the application and notify the applicant of any apparent errors or omissions or of any additional information the division is authorized to require. Each application for registration shall be approved or denied within 45 days after the date of the notice or within 30 days from receipt of the requested additional information, whichever occurs later. If the application for registration is not approved or denied within the 30-day period, within 15 days after conclusion of a public hearing on the application, or within 45 days after the recommended order is submitted to the agency, whichever is latest, the application shall be deemed approved unless the applicant and the division have agreed in writing to a delay.
(2) If the division approves the application, it shall enter an order registering the subdivided lands and shall designate the form of the public offering statement.
(3) If the division disapproves the application, it shall enter an order disapproving the registration which shall include the findings of fact upon which the order is based and shall state with particularity the grounds for disapproval. If no hearing has been held, the division shall inform the applicant of his or her right to a hearing under ss. 120.569 and 120.57.
History.--s. 22, ch. 67-229; s. 2, ch. 71-98; s. 3, ch. 73-348; s. 1, ch. 74-226; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 14, 30, 32, ch. 79-347; ss. 8, 21, ch. 81-177; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; s. 3, ch. 83-265; ss. 15, 33, 34, ch. 88-90; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 239, ch. 96-410; s. 1154, ch. 97-103; s. 10, ch. 97-192.
Note.--Former s. 478.25.