The Southeast District’s Permitting Program works to ensure the protection of the environment and human health while providing the public with fair, consistent and timely customer service.
Our Permitting Program does this by:
Providing highly technical support to our customers.
Participating in outreach events.
Encouraging pre-application meetings.
Ensuring permit quality and customer satisfaction.
Identifying and eliminating unnecessary and/or duplicative permitting requirements.
Managing data quality and validation for use by internal and external customers.
Issuing Domestic and Industrial Wastewater, Underground Injection Control, Drinking Water and Environmental Resource Permits. Air and Solid Waste permitting is handled by the Northeast District office.
Executing sovereign submerged lands authorizations in coordination with State Lands.
Preparing items for consideration by the Board of Trustees.
Performing wetland verifications.
Implementing State Programmatic General Permits (SPGP) on behalf of Army Corps of Engineers.
Overseeing waste cleanup sites including petroleum/storage tanks.
Assisting communities and land owners with Brownfield designations and redevelopment.
Reviewing groundwater monitoring plans and groundwater monitoring reports.
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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.