In general, the person who signs for the the owner or operator on financial and legal documents should be the president of a corporation, managing member of an LLC, or equivalent for entity type.
A Delegation of Authority letter is used to authenticate other authorized signers.
The Delegation of Authority letter should accompany the financial instrument or permit application, etc., it is intended to supplement. If being sent by separate cover (e.g., 'after the fact'), include reference to the document(s) it is associated with.
Address Letter to Appropriate Regulator
Included below are several programs for which Delegation of Authority letters are occasionally needed.
Financial Assurance Documents for Solid and Hazardous Waste Programs: Financial Assurance Working Group Florida Department of Environmental Protection 2600 Blair Stone Road MS 4548 Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400
Class I Landfill permit applications: Solid Waste Permitting Section Florida Department of Environmental Protection 2600 Blair Stone Road MS 4565 Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400
Florida Notification of Regulated Waste Activity (8700-12FL): DEP Waste Management Division – HWRS 2600 Blair Stone Road MS 4560 Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400
NPDES Stormwater Program - Construction Generic Permit (CGP), Multi-Sector Generic Permit (MSGP), No Exposure Certifications (NEX) and Notice of Termination (NOT): Please use their Delegation Letter form and email it to: NPDES-stormwater@FloridaDEP.gov
Petroleum Storage Tank Financial Responsibility documents: "To: DEP Compliance Assistance Program" Attach to financial responsibility documents that are kept at the facility and have available for Inspector’s to review (especially) at the time of site inspections.
The link to the Delegation of Authority sample form is near the top of this page.
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