Amendments to Declaration

How Does a Florida Association Amend its Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (CC&Rs)?

Florida’s Homeowners’ Association Act requires amendment of association declarations via member vote. The statutory default is that the voting majority for an amendment must be at least two-thirds of all members at a meeting at which a quorum is present, though an HOA’s governing documents can allow for a different standard. Fla. Stat. §720.306(1)(b). Amendments become effective upon approval and recordation. Fla. Stat. §720.306(1)(e). Copies of any amended documents must be provided to members within 30 days after adoption. Fla. Stat. §720.306(1)(b).

Fla. Stat. §718.110 details the requirements for amending a condominium association’s declaration.