Electric charging and natural gas fueling options at condominiums

With the increased interest in electric charged, and now natural gas fueled cars, Chapter 718.113(8) and (9), Florida Statutes was amended effective July 1, 2021 to accommodate unit owners desiring ownership of such alternative vehicles. We have seen demand so far for electric charging stations but not yet for natural gas fueling stations.

First, such owners can install electric charging or natural gas fueling stations within the boundaries of their assigned limited common element parking spaces. The stations must be separately metered or metered by an embedded meter and payable by the unit owner installing such…

As a second option, some Associations are determining they would rather install communal stations on the common elements to be used by multiple unit owners rather than numerous individual stations at the individual assigned parking spaces.