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Operating Agreements

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Other State Agencies and DEP

Title Effective Version
Memorandum of Understanding Between the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles for Data Exchange 11/16/10 PDF
Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Department of Health. Program Operating Procedures Guidance 05/22/01 PDF
Memorandum of Understanding Between the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Public Service Commission 08/18/13 PDF
Interagency Agreement Between the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Health for Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems 09/30/15 PDF
Interagency Agreement Between the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Health for Biomedical Waste 09/24/96 PDF
Memorandum of Agreement Between the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) related to the FWC Florida Marine Research Institute (FMRI) 01/31/00 PDF
Memorandum of Understanding Between the State of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection 03/13/07 PDF

Water Management Districts and DEP

Title Effective Version
Delegation of Authority and Responsibility to the NWFWMD, SRWMD, SJRWMD, SWFWMD and CSFWMD 05/10/77 PDF

Operating Agreements Between Northwest Florida Water Management District and DEP

Title Effective Version
State Water Quality Certification Under the Clean Water Act, Dated February 2, 1998 02/02/98 PDF
Certification of Water Quality Standards Under the Federal Clean Water Act 12/19/84 PDF
Operating Agreement Concerning Regulation Under Part IV, Ch. 373, F.S., Between NFWMD and DEP (Adopted in Ch. 62-346) 10/01/07 PDF
Operating Agreement Concerning Regulation Under Part IV, Chapter 373, F.S., Between Northwest Florida Water Management District and Department of Environmental Protection

10/01/13

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Operating Agreements Between South Florida Water Management District and DEP

Title Effective Version
Authorization to the South Florida Water Management District to Administer and Enforce the Regulation of Mangroves 01/29/96 PDF
State Water Quality Certification Under the Clean Water Act, Dated February 2, 1998 02/02/98 PDF
Operating Agreement Concerning Regulation Under Part IV, Chapter 373, F.S., and Aquaculture General Permits Under Section 403.814, F.S., between South Florida Water Management District and DEP 10/27/98

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Authority to Certify Water Quality Standards Under Federal Clean Water Act 09/28/84 PDF
Authorization to SFWMD to Administer, Enforce and Defend Part IV of Chapter 373, Florida Statutes (as Amended in 1989) 12/29/89 PDF
Authorization to SFWMD to Administer, Enforce and Defend Chapter 17-25, F.A.C. 01/06/82 PDF
Operating Agreement Concerning Regulation Under Part IV, Chapter 373, F.S., Between South Florida Water Management District and DEP 07/01/07 PDF
Memorandum of Understanding Between FDOT and FDEP and SFWMD 02/04/04 PDF
Memorandum of Understanding Between FDACS and FDEP and SFWMD 08/23/06 PDF

Operating Agreements Between Southwest Florida Water Management District and DEP

Title Effective Version
Authorization to the Southwest Florida Water Management District to Administer, Enforce and Defend Specified Parts of Chapter 17-22 09/17/82 PDF
Memorandum of Agreement Between the Department of Environmental Regulation and the Southwest Florida Water Management District Regarding Delegations of Permitting Authority for Aquaculture Facilities 08/23/91 PDF
Authorization to the Southwest Florida Water Management District to Administer and Enforce the Regulation of Mangroves 01/29/96 PDF
State Water Quality Certification Under the Clean Water Act, Dated February 2, 1998 02/02/98 PDF
Operating Agreement Concerning Regulation Under Part IV, Chapter 373, F.S., and Aquaculture General Permits Under Section 403.814, F.S., Between Southwest Florida Water Management District and DEP 10/27/98

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Authorization to the SWFWMD to Administer, Enforce and Defend Part IV of Chapter 373, FL Statutes (as amended in 1989) 07/20/89 PDF
Certification of Water Quality Standards Under the Federal Clean Water Act 11/07/84 PDF
Operating Agreement Concerning Regulation Under Part IV, Chapter 373, F.S., between Southwest Florida Water Management District and DEP 07/01/07 PDF

Operating Agreements Between St. Johns River Water Management District and DEP

Title Effective Version
Authorization to the St. Johns River Water Management District to Administer and Enforce the Regulation of Mangroves 01/29/96 PDF
State Water Quality Certification Under the Clean Water Act, Dated February 2, 1998 02/02/98 PDF
Operating Agreement Concerning Regulation Under Part IV, Chapter 373, F.S., and Aquaculture General Permits Under Section 403.814, F.S., Between St. Johns River Water Management District and DEP 10/27/98

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Certification of Water Quality Standards Under the Federal Clean Water Act 11/14/84 PDF
Operating Agreement Concerning Regulation Under Part IV, Chapter 373, F.S., Between St. Johns River Water Management District and DEP 07/01/07 PDF
SJRWMD Multiple Jurisdiction 02/28/89 PDF

Operating Agreements Between Suwannee River Water Management District and DEP

Title Effective Version
Delegation of the Permitting of Wells Under Chapter 373 Between the Suwannee River Water Management District and the Department of Environmental Regulation 08/17/78 PDF
Delegation of Drinking Water Applications Between the Suwannee River Water Management District and the Department of Environmental Regulation 06/18/81 PDF
State Water Quality Certification Under the Clean Water Act, Dated February 2, 1998 02/02/98 PDF
Operating Agreement Concerning Regulation Under Part IV, Chapter 373, F.S., and Aquaculture General Permits Under Section 403.814, F.S.  Between Suwannee River Water Management District and DEP 10/27/98

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Certification of Water Quality Standards Under the Federal Clean Water Act 12/19/84 PDF
Authorization to the SWFWMD to Administer, Enforce and Defend Part IV of Chapter 373, FL Statutes (as amended in 1989) 07/20/89 PDF
Delegation to SRWMD to Administer, Enforce and Defend Chapter 17-25, FAC 03/21/86 PDF
Operating Agreement Concerning Regulation Under Part IV, Chapter 373, F.S, between Suwannee River Water Management District and DEP 07/01/07 PDF

Local Governments and Local Pollution Control Programs

Operating Agreements Between Broward County and DEP

Title Effective Version
Order of Delegation and Operating Agreement Between the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Broward County Regarding the Regulation of Mangroves 02/13/96 PDF
Specific Operating Agreement for Delegation of Domestic Wastewater Program Authority Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Broward County Department of Natural Resource Protection 11/05/97 PDF
State Water Quality Certification Under the Clean Water Act, Dated February 2, 1998 02/02/98 PDF
Solid Waste Program Specific Operating Agreement Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Broward County 06/03/14 PDF
Delegation Agreement Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Broward County (Brownfields) 05/25/10 PDF
Air Pollution Control Specific Operating Agreement Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Broward County 02/22/16 PDF
Delegation Agreement Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Broward County (ERP) 05/22/01 PDF

Operating Agreements Between Dade County and DEP

Title Effective Version

Memorandum of Understanding Between the Florida Department of Environmental Regulation and Metropolitan Dade County (Department of Environmental Resources Management)

04/27/93 PDF
Memorandum of Agreement (MA-13-114) Board of Trustees, DEP and Metropolitan Dade County 06/11/96 PDF
Order of Delegation and Operating Agreement Between the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Metropolitan Dade County Regarding the Regulation of Mangroves 11/21/95 PDF
Air Pollution Control Specific Operating Agreement Between the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Metropolitan Miami-Dade County, By and Through its Department of Environmental Resources Management 11/03/06 PDF
Solid Waste Specific Operating Agreement Between the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Metropolitan Dade County 10/08/98 PDF
Delegation Agreement Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Miami-Dade County (Brownfields) 10/22/10 PDF
Specific Operating Agreement for Delegation of Domestic Wastewater Program Authority Between the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Miami-Dade County, By and Through its Department of Environmental Resources Management 01/17/01 PDF

Operating Agreements Between Hillsborough County and DEP

Title Effective Version
Delegation Agreement Between the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County (ERP) 02/09/12 PDF
Air Pollution Control Specific Operating Agreement Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Hillsborough County 11/09/15 PDF
Specific Operating Agreement for Delegation of Wastewater Facility Program Authority Between the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County 01/24/00 PDF
Delegation Agreement Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County (Brownfields) 06/15/04 PDF
Order of Delegation and Operating Agreement Between the Florida Department of Protection and the Environmental Commission of Hillsborough County Regarding the Regulation of Mangroves  10/19/06 PDF

Operating Agreements Between the City of Jacksonville and DEP

Title Effective Version

Air Pollution Control Specific Operating Agreement Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the City of Jacksonville Regulatory and Environmental Services Department Air and Water Quality Division

09/27/10 PDF

Operating Agreements Between the Town of Jupiter Island and DEP

Title Effective Version
Order of Delegation and Operating Agreement Between the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Town of Jupiter Island Regarding the Regulation of Mangroves 01/10/96 PDF

Operating Agreements Between Orange County and DEP

Title Effective Version
Air Pollution Control Specific Operating Agreement Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Orange County Environmental Protection Department 08/17/10 PDF
Interlocal Agreement Relating to the Solid Waste Program Financial Assurance Mechanisms Between Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Orange County, Florida 01/05/05 PDF

Operating Agreements Between Palm Beach County and DEP

Title Effective Version
Specific Operating Agreement for Delegation of Domestic Wastewater Program Authority Between the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Palm Beach County Public Health Unit 08/10/94 PDF

Emergency Response Agreement Between the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Division of Law Enforcement Bureau of Emergency Response and HRS Palm Beach County Public Health Unit

11/30/94 PDF
Agreement and Delegation for ERP Noticed General Permit for Indian Trail Water Control District 02/20/96 PDF
Solid Waste Program Specific Operating Agreement Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Palm Beach County 08/04/14 PDF
Solid Waste Program Specific Operating Agreement Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Palm Beach County Health Department 03/12/13 PDF
Memorandum of Understanding Among the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District, and Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners Through Its Department of Environmental Resources Management Regarding Mitigation for Jupiter Farms and Palm Beach Country Estates 08/26/02 PDF
     

Operating Agreements Between Pinellas County and DEP

Title Effective Version
Order of Delegation and Operating Agreements Between the State of  Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Pinellas County Regarding the Regulation of Mangroves 02/27/96 PDF
Solid Waste Program Financial Assurance Agreement Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Pinellas County 03/02/98 PDF
Air Pollution Control Specific Operating Agreements Between the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners 12/22/15 PDF

Operating Agreements Between the Reedy Creek Improvement District and DEP

Title Effective Version
Local Program Agreement Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Reedy Creek Improvement District 08/28/96 PDF

Operating Agreements Between the City of Sanibel and DEP

Title Effective Version
Order of Delegation and Operating Agreement Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the City of Sanibel Regarding the Regulation of Mangroves 11/21/95 PDF

Operating Agreements Between Sarasota County and DEP

Title Effective Version

Air Pollution Control Specific Operating Agreement Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Sarasota County Natural Resources Department, Pollution Control Division

06/28/10 PDF
Specific Operating Agreement Delegation of Domestic Wastewater Program Authority Between the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Sarasota County Natural Resources Department 11/05/97 PDF
Amendment to the Specific Operating Agreement (SOA) for Delegation of Domestic Wastewater Program Authority 03/20/01 PDF
Mangrove Trimming and Preservation Act Order of Delegation and Specific Operating Agreement Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Sarasota County 10/10/16 PDF

Operating Agreements Between the City of Tallahassee and DEP

Title Effective

Version

Operating Agreement Concerning Stormwater Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the City of Tallahassee 01/29/98 PDF

Federal Agencies and DEP

Operating Agreements Between U.S. National Park System and DEP

Title Effective Version
Management Agreement Certain Submerged Lands in Monroe County, Florida, Located Within Dry Tortugas National Park 08/09/05 PDF

Operating Agreements Between U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and DEP

Title Effective Version

Memorandum of Agreement Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4 (Hazardous Waste Program)

08/10/01

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Final Brownfield Memorandum of Agreement Between EPA Region 4 and the State of Florida 11/19/99 PDF
Final Brownfield Memorandum of Agreement Between EPA Region 4 and the State of Florida 11/28/05 PDF
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Memorandum of Agreement Between the State of Florida and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4 11/20/07 PDF

Operating Agreements Between U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and DEP

Title Effective Version
Operating Agreement Among the Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the Northwest Florida Water Management District, the South Florida Water Management District, the St. Johns River Water Management District, the Southwest Florida Water Management District and the Suwannee River Water Management District Concerning Regulatory Programs for Activities in Wetlands and Other Surface Waters, Including Waters of the United States 09/04/12 PDF
Standard Operating Procedure Related to Corps Coastal Activities Between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection 09/01/12 PDF
Delegations and Agreements Between the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Concerning the State Programmatic General Permit 07/23/12 PDF
Interagency Coordination Agreement for Civil Works Projects Among the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District 02/28/06 PDF
Memorandum of Understanding Among the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District and Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners Through Its Department of Environmental Resources Management Regarding Mitigation for Jupiter Farms and Palm Beach Country Estates 08/26/02 PDF

Other Entities

Operating Agreements Between the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association, the International Council of Cruise Lines and DEP

Title Effective Version
Operating Agreements Between Inland Navigation Districts and DEP 07/01/10 PDF
Memorandum of Understanding between the DEP and the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association and the International Council of Cruise Lines 12/06/01 PDF

Operating Agreements Between the Florida Ports Council and DEP

Title Effective Version
Memorandum of Agreement Between the Florida Ports Council (Nonprofit Florida Corporation) and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Concerning the Establishment of a Supplemental Permitting Process

02/06/97

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Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS)

Title Effective Version
The Role of the MFC in Proposed FKNMS Regulations 01/1997 PDF
Governor and Cabinet Resolution 04/28/97 PDF
Agreement Coordination of Civil Claims 05/19/97 PDF
Memorandum of Agreement Between the State of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOS Agreement No. MOA-2002-036 - Special Activity License permitting

07/09/02

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Memorandum of Agreement Between the State of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOS Agreement No. MOA-2010-026/8081

06/18/10

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Programmatic Agreement Among the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and the State of Florida – for the Purpose of Historic Resource Management in the FKNMS, NOS Agreement Code: MOA-2009-014/7826

09/24/10 PDF
Amendment One for the 2013 Joint Enforcement Agreement Between the State of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

08/27/13

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Amendment Three for the 2013 Joint Enforcement Agreement Between the State of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 09/06/13 PDF
Cooperative Enforcement Agreement 07/12/99 PDF
Co-Trustees Agreement for Cooperative Management 05/19/97 PDF

Programmatic Agreement Among the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and the State of Florida for the Historical Resource Management in the FKNMS

06/24/03 PDF
Protocol for Cooperative Fisheries Management 01/28/98 PDF
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Water Quality Protection Program Steering Committee, Amended Bylaws 09/24/96 PDF
Cooperative Enforcement Agreement Between the U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service Office for Law Enforcement and the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection Division of Law Enforcement for Magnuson-Stevens Fishery conservation and Management Act and Endangered Species Act of 1973 and Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 and Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 and National Marine Sanctuaries Act 01/11/06 PDF
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