PUBLISHED IN THE PALM BEACH POST ON OCTOBER 25, 2002







STATE OF FLORIDA

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS

NOTICE OF INTENT TO FIND

PALM BEACH COUNTY

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT

IN COMPLIANCE

DOCKET NO. 02-1-NOI-5001-(A)-(I)

The Department gives notice of its intent to find the Amendment to the Comprehensive Plan for Palm Beach County, adopted by Ordinance Nos. 2002-037 through 2002-062 on August 28, 2002, IN COMPLIANCE, pursuant to Sections 163.3184, 163.3187 and 163.3189, F.S.



The adopted Palm Beach County Comprehensive Plan Amendment and the Department's Objec-tions, Recommendations and Comments Report, (if any), are available for public inspection Monday through Friday, except for legal holidays, during normal business hours, at the Palm Beach County Planning, Zoning and Building Department, 100 Australian Avenue, West Palm Beach, Florida 33406.



Any affected person, as defined in Section 163.3184, F.S., has a right to petition for an admin-istrative hearing to challenge the proposed agency determination that the Amendment to the Palm Beach County Comprehensive Plan is In Compliance, as defined in Subsection 163.3184(1), F.S. The peti-

tion must be filed within twenty-one (21) days after publication of this notice, and must include all

of the information and contents described in Uniform Rule 28-106.201, F.A.C. The petition must

be filed with the Agency Clerk, Department of Community Affairs, 2555 Shumard Oak Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2100, and a copy mailed or delivered to the local government. Failure to timely file a petition shall constitute a waiver of any right to request an administrative proceeding as a petitioner under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. If a petition is filed, the purpose of the administra-tive hearing will be to present evidence and testimony and forward a recommended order to the Depart-ment. If no petition is filed, this Notice of Intent shall become final agency action.



If a petition is filed, other affected persons may petition for leave to intervene in the proceed-

ing. A petition for intervention must be filed at least twenty (20) days before the final hearing and must include all of the information and contents described in Uniform Rule 28-106.205, F.A.C. A petition for leave to intervene shall be filed at the Division of Administrative Hearings, Department of Management Services, 1230 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1550. Failure to petition to intervene within the allowed time frame constitutes a waiver of any right such a person has to request a hearing

under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., or to participate in the administrative hearing.



After an administrative hearing petition is timely filed, mediation is available pursuant to Sub-section 163.3189(3)(a), F.S., to any affected person who is made a party to the proceeding by filing that request with the administrative law judge assigned by the Division of Administrative Hearings. The choice of mediation shall not affect a party's right to an administrative hearing.







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Charles Gauthier, AICP

Chief, Bureau of Local Planning

Department of Community Affairs

Division of Community Planning

2555 Shumard Oak Boulevard

Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2100