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Coastal Construction Control Line Emergency Permits

Emergency Permit Guidance

State of Florida Coastal Construction Control Line (CCCL) emergency permit requirements apply to post storm recovery activities seaward of the coastal construction control lines established for 25 sandy beach counties or seaward of a 50-foot setback from mean high water on beaches of coastal counties without established CCCLs.

Coastal Storm Information 

  • DEP's Hurricane Page  Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Communication Office site for information related to agency-wide storm response.

  • Current Season Storms  DEP Division of Water Resource Management site with DEP Emergency Final Orders and information on environmental resource permits and drinking water and wastewater facilities.

  • Post-Storm Report Archives  Historical record of coastal storms with damage levels and shoreline impacts important to shaping Florida’s beaches and coastal communities; prepared by the Coastal Engineering and Geology Program.

  • C.O.A.S.T.S. Search Page  Collection of Aerials and Shorelines Trend System that can be searched by storm name, year, county or range monument for aerial, still and video photography and other digital data.

  • Post-Storm Windshield Surveys  Link to the state of Florida Emergency Operations Center, ESF10 Event Portal. This ESRI ArcGIS browser includes DEP agency-wide storm recovery data. Click on the Beaches tab along the top to view the Windshield Survey sites. Click on the red dots to view general data recorded at the beach, including beach condition observations and ground still photography.

Contact Us

Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection
Coastal Construction Control Line Program website  
Phone (850) 245-8570 or (850) 245-2094

Last Modified:
December 20, 2020 - 11:07am

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