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Public Record Requests

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 department, please submit your requests by choosing one of the following options:

  • call our Tallahassee office at 850-245-8336 during normal business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or
  • email your request to, or
  • mail your request to DEP Public Records Request, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, FL 32399-3000, Mail Station 3500.

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 Guide for assistance in Oculus.

If you don't have a site ID and are checking for any department files or information regarding a site or area, please visit our Information Portal. You can refer to the Information Portal Tutorial for assistance. You can also locate records for a specific property by using our line GIS tool, Map Direct.  Please refer to the Map Direct Tutorial for assistance.

If you are unable to find the specific records you want to review, you may submit your request directly to us at

Last Modified:
March 15, 2023 - 7:32am

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