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File Number / Link to File in OCULUS
Omega Hotel - Omega Hospitality of Pensacola Beach, LLC
The Department received an application on September 14, 2022, for an Environmental Resource Permit to construct an 11-story, 215-room hotel with an associated pool, parking, and stormwater management system in Escambia County.
East Milton C&D Access Road - EcoSouth Services c/o Tony Bishop
The Department received an application on April 21, 2022, for an Environmental Resource Permit to construct a paved access roadway and associated stormwater management system to serve the East Milton C&D facility.
Rosestar, LLC and Rosestar II, LLC, Sanctuary Apartments - Rosestar, LLC and Rosestar II, LLC
The Department received an application on June 14, 2022, for an Environmental Resource Permit and Permit Modification to release a conservation easement and construct the next phase of a multi-family housing development in Walton County.
Reroute Runoff to FSU/COT Regional Stormwater Facility - City of Tallahassee and Zimmer Development Company, LLC
The Department received an application on 06/13/2022, for an ERP Individual Permit to construct a new stormwater conveyance system that will ultimately connect to an existing, regional stormwater system. The proposed works will take place within rights-of-way and drainage easements maintained by the city of Tallahassee.
On Oct. 11, 2004, The St. Joe Company and the department established the Ecosystem Management Agreement for Bay and Walton counties (EMA). The EMA provides a flexible and predictable permitting process that will benefit the public and ERP applicants and will yield a net ecosystem benefit to the region over the traditional individual permit process. Implementation of the EMA satisfies all applicable standards and criteria, and includes commitments by the St. Joe Company to various operation, mitigation and conservation conditions that exceed current applicable regulatory requirements.
On May 29, 2015, the St. Joe Company and the department established the Second Ecosystem Management Agreement (F.S. 403.0752). This EMA #2 Area encompasses 42,889 acres of St. Joe owned lands within the West Bay Sector Preservation Area in Bay County.
In June 2015, the St. Joe Company and the department began the process to establish the Third Ecosystem Management Agreement (F.S. 403.0752). This EMA #3 Area encompasses 28,327 acres of St. Joe owned lands within the West Bay Sector Preservation Area in Bay County.
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