Most counties do not have designated bus stops and those that do are not enforcing the bus stop provision while the litigation is pending.
You should check with your county sheriff and/or your probation or parole officer before changing your behavior. The residence cannot be within 1000 feet of any child care facility, school, public park, private park, recreation facility, playground, skating rink, neighborhood center, gymnasium or similar facilities providing programs or services directed toward persons under age 18.
The clear purpose of the law seems to be to reduce the number of registrants to those who likely pose some risk to the community. If the offense conduct occurred after June 30, 2006 and on or before June 30, 2008, the registrant has restrictions on place of residence and place of employment.
The new law will allow for a petition to be made to be relieved of the employment and residence restrictions and from the registration requirement.
This can often be done prior to the previous ten year requirement.
Registrants are no longer required to provide their email addresses, usernames and user passwords to law enforcement as part of the registration process.
Some Registrants May Be Eligible to be Removed from the Registry The prior law provided that a person on the sex offender registry could petition to be removed from the registry.
On July 25, 2005, the City of Winter Park enacted an ordinance relating to the residences of sexual offenders.
To view this new ordinance, please use the link provided below.
The registrant cannot be employed by or volunteer at any child care facility, school or church, or by or at any business entity located within 1000 feet of a child care facility, school or church.
With regard to registrants whose offense conduct occurred after June 30, 2006, there is ongoing litigation about whether the school bus stop provision can be enforced.
For further information and a listing on known sexual predators and sex offenders, in Florida, can be found by reviewing the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Sexual Offenders and Predators website The website is located at