In accordance with the provisions of Florida Statute Chapter 119, public records maintained by the department are available for review unless otherwise exempt from public disclosure by provisions in this statute. If you would like to review or obtain copies of public records maintained by the South District Office, please submit your requests by either calling our Fort Myers office at 239-344-5647 during normal business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or by emailing your request to SouthDistrict@floridadep.gov, or by mailing your request to Public Records Request, DEP South District Office, P.O. Box 2549, Fort Myers, FL 33901. Once your request is processed, you will be contacted and provided information regarding what records are available and where they can be reviewed. If there are any costs associated with your request, you will be informed at that time. You may choose to come to one of our office locations to review the records, have the information sent via email, or you may choose to get copies of the requested information mailed or made available for pick-up.
Most of our files are available online. If you already know the site ID or file numbers, please visit the OCULUS website. You also can refer to the Oculus Search Guidefor assistance in Oculus.
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