IMPORTANT DATES FOR RULE CHANGES TO CHAPTER 68-5, F.A.C.
Effective date:April 29, 2021
The 90-day grace period to apply for a permit, upgrade indoor caging, and have any qualifying animals PIT tagged ended:July 28, 2021
The 180-day grace period to upgrade outdoor caging requirements for Prohibited reptile species ended: October 26, 2021
Persons or businesses in possession of the recently listed Prohibited reptiles for commercial sale use had until July 28, 2021 to liquidate their inventory in Florida. These species may not be possessed for commercial sale purposes in Florida after July 28, 2021, except green iguanas or tegus possessed by qualifying entities under a limited exception commercial use permit.