The Facilities Subsection provides technical assistance to the district offices concerning permitting, compliance and enforcement activities associated with landfills, construction & demolition debris facilities, transfer stations and other solid waste management facilities. Included in these duties are rule making, policy development and data management efforts to maintain current inventories of solid waste management facilities.
The Solid Waste Section is responsible for rule development, solid waste policy, financial assurance compliance, and implementing Florida’s solid waste management program. Technical assistance is provided to the district offices concerning the permitting, compliance and enforcement activities associated with solid waste facilities. These facilities can include landfills, material recovery facilities, transfer stations, composting/processing facilities, and waste tire management sites.
These documents may be used for completing Hazardous Waste Permit Applications.
Anyone in the process of treating, storing or disposing of hazardous waste in the state of Florida must have a permit. A copy of an application is provided below. The hazardous waste staff would suggest a pre-application meeting to discuss hazardous waste permit application requirements if a hazardous waste permit is being sought.
If you would like to discuss permit applications, contact:
Anyone in the process of treating, storing, or disposing of hazardous waste in the state of Florida must have a permit. Links to the Hazardous Waste Application and Checklists and the Financial Assurance Main Page are provided below. The hazardous waste staff would suggest a pre-application meeting to discuss application requirements if a hazardous waste permit is being sought.
Operation Cleansweep has been funded for 2019-2020. For information about participating, please review the Operation Cleansweep flier or read the “Who Can Participate” section of the Program Guidelines to see if your company is eligible.
Registered Storage Tank System Equipment and Release Detection Systems and Methods
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) registers storage tank system equipment and release detection systems and methods under Chapters 62-761, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), Underground Storage Tank Systems, and 62-762, F.A.C., Aboveground Storage Tank Systems.
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.