Law Changes for Disabled Parking Permit Holders!

REPLACEMENTS: Effective July 1, 2012: Any person who loses or has their disabled parking permit stolen must provide Form HSMV 83039, Application for Disabled Person Parking Permit, completed and signed by their certifying authority within the last 12 months. Bring the completed form back to a tax collector office for replacement.

RENEWALS: Effective October 1, 2012: Any person renewing their disabled parking permit must have current certification. Before a disabled parking permit can be renewed, the permit-holder must provide Form HSMV 83039, Application for Disabled Person Parking Permit, completed and signed by their certifying authority within the last 12 months. Bring the completed form back to a tax collector office for renewal.

For more information on this legislation, visit www.flhsmv.gov.

ABUSE HOTLINE

This new legislation also directs the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) to collect calls reporting abuse of the permits. To report abuse, call the DHSMV at 850-617-3803 or go to https://services.flhsmv.gov/parkingpermitabuse/.