(1) Whenever it becomes necessary for the authority to perform utility work as provided
in s. 337.403, the owner of the utility or the owner's chief agent shall be given notice that the
authority will perform such work and, after the work is completed, shall be given
an order requiring the payment of the cost thereof and a reasonable time, which may
not be less than 20 or more than 30 days, in which to appear before the authority
to contest the reasonableness of the order. Should the owner or the owner's representative not appear, the determination of
the cost to the owner shall be final. Authorities considered agencies for the purposes of chapter 120 shall adjudicate
removal or relocation of utilities pursuant to chapter 120.
(2) A final order of the authority shall constitute a lien on any property of the
owner and may be enforced by filing an authenticated copy of the order in the office
of the clerk of the circuit court of the county wherein the owner's property is located.
(3) The owner may obtain judicial review of the final order of the authority within
the time and in the manner provided by the Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure by
filing in the circuit court of the county in which the utility was relocated a petition
for a writ of certiorari in the manner prescribed by said rules or in the manner provided
by chapter 120 when the respondent is an agency for purposes of chapter 120.
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