The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) regulates underground and aboveground petroleum storage tank systems (USTs and ASTs) under Rule, 62-762, Florida Administrative Code for ASTs greater than 550 gallons and Rule, 62-761, F.A.C. for USTs greater than 110 gallons.
Southeast District staff perform inspections on county-owned facilities and county staff perform inspections for residential and business facilities. The following county staff serve as the primary point of contact for the Southeast District’s county contracts:
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.