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Rule Hearing

Event Date: 
Monday, April 26, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Division: 
Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection
Program Area: 
Florida Resilient Coastlines Program
Public Notice
Public Notice: 
Yes
County: 
Leon
Location: 
3900 Commonwealth Blvd
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Type: 
Hearing
Details: 

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

RULE NO.: RULE TITLE:
62S-7.010 Definitions
62S-7.011 Requirements of the State-Financed Constructor
62S-7.012 SLIP Study Standards
62S-7.013 Proposed Remedies for Noncompliance
62S-7.014 Implementation of SLIP Study findings
62S-7.015 Publishing and Maintenance of Submitted SLIP Studies
62S-7.016 Enforcement by DEP
62S-7.020 Effective Date

PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Department has proposed Rule 62S-7 pursuant to Chapter 161.551, F.S., Sea Level Impact Projection (SLIP) Studies for State Financed Coastal Construction The Chapter sets forth definitions and guidelines required by statute for state financed constructors to consider for the purpose of showing the impact of sea level changes on structures.

SUMMARY: The proposed rule implements s. 161.551, F.S. requiring a state-financed constructor to conduct and submit for review and publication to the Department a sea level impact projection (SLIP) study at least 30 days prior to commencing construction. The proposed rule establishes definitions, requirements of the state-financed constructor, and standards for SLIP studies. The proposed rule establishes the processes for submission, evaluation, and publication of the SLIP studies.

SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS AND LEGISLATIVE RATIFICATION:
The Agency has determined that this will not have an adverse impact on small business or likely increase directly or indirectly regulatory costs in excess of $200,000 in the aggregate within one year after the implementation of the rule. A SERC has not been prepared by the Agency. The Agency has determined that the proposed rule is not expected to require legislative ratification based on the statement of estimated regulatory costs or if no SERC is required, the information expressly relied upon and described herein: Information known to the Agency regarding the nature and costs of non-mandatory guidelines in the rule, and based on the expertise and experience of agency staff, it was determined that a SERC was not necessary and that the rule will not require legislative ratification. Any person who wishes to provide information regarding a statement of estimated regulatory costs or provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.

RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 161.551, F.S.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 161.551, F.S.

A HEARING WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:

DATE AND TIME: April 23, 2021, 10:00am – 12:00pm, (Eastern Time)

PLACE: This hearing will be broadcast via webinar. Parties can register to attend the webinar via their personal computers with audio by telephone (regular long-distance telephone charges will apply) or by speakers connected to their computer (no telephone charges will apply). Webinar registration is via https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3670596837682456332
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Whitney Gray, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection, Florida Resilient Coastlines Program, 3900 Commonwealth Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32399, Telephone: (850)245 2098, E-mail: Whitney.Gray@FloridaDEP.gov If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS:
Whitney Gray, Program Administrator, Florida Resilient Coastlines Program, (850) 245 2098, Whitney.Gray@FloridaDEP.gov, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Coastal Resilience and Protection, 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32399

Contact Name: 
Gray, Whitney
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March 30, 2021 - 5:34pm

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