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Right of Way

Office Manager
Jim Spalla

605 Suwannee Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Tel: 850-414-4545
Fax: 850-414-4850
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The Office of Right of Way has a primary mission of acquiring the real property necessary for the construction of transportation facilities. In addition to our primary mission, the Office of Right of Way is also charged with the control of outdoor advertising signs along state highways and management of the Logo sign program along our interstate highways.


Outdoor Advertising - Rule Development Begins for Chapter 14-10 Florida Administrative Code:
Posted: August 25, 2014

The Department held a rule development workshop to receive input on revising Chapter 14-10, Florida Administrative Code. An audio recording (mp3 format) of the workshop is available.

Please Note: The Department will continue to accept comments and suggestions on the development of Chapter 14-10 Florida Administrative Code until the close of business Friday, October 10, 2014.

FAC 14-10 Workshop Notice Adobe Acrobat icon

Please see text of the draft rule development below:
Rule 14-10 FAC Draft Development Adobe Acrobat icon
Permit Application 575-070-04 Draft Development Adobe Acrobat icon


Outdoor Advertising - Revisions to Chapter 479, Florida Statutes
Posted: July 1, 2014

Governor Rick Scott signed HB 1161 into law on June 20, 2014. The bill provides comprehensive revisions to Chapter 479, Florida Statutes and becomes law effective on July 1, 2014. For the full text of the statute and changes, please visit:


Additional Information:
Summary of significant changes Adobe Acrobat icon
Proposed amended local government sign off pages (for permit applications submitted after 7/1/2014) Adobe Acrobat icon

The current local government approval page of the permit application becomes obsolete with the changes to the statutes. Please begin using the proposed document for local government approval pending rule development.


MAP 21 - Roads Recently Added to DOT Jurisdiction for Outdoor Advertising Adobe Acrobat icon
Posted: February 11, 2013




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