Appeals Courtroom Overturns Approval of Florida Cities’ Hurricane Evacuation Plans

A Florida appeals court docket overturned a choice by the Division of Financial Alternative approving hurricane evacuation plans for the cities of Islamorada and Marathon, discovering that the plans violated Florida’s statute requiring a 24-hour hurricane evacuation clearance time for everlasting residents.

A 3-judge panel for the Third District Courtroom of Appeals for the state of Florida agreed with the appellants, all everlasting residents of the Florida Keys, that the division ought to have denied the excellent plan amendments for Islamorada and Marathon attributable to their improper evacuation mannequin.


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