DEP staff will be assisting the State Emergency Operations Center through the weekend. Citizens wanting accurate and up-to-date information regarding Hurricane Matthew can call the Florida Emergency Information Line (FEIL) toll-free at 1-800-342-3557.
DEP’s Beaches Program staff are currently conducting initial assessments of damage to structures and the beach-dune system in impacted counties as conditions allow. As storm conditions subside, staff will continue to inspect through the weekend.
Oct. 6, 2016 - State offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Oct. 6-7 in these counties:
Baker, Brevard, Broward, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Glades, Hendry, Highlands, Indian River, Lake, Marion, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Nassau, Okeechobee,
Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Polk, Putnam, Seminole, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Sumter and Volusia.
State offices will be closed Friday, Oct. 7 in these counties:
Alachua, Citrus, Columbia, DeSoto,
Dixie, Gilchrist, Hardee, Hamilton, Hillsborough, Levy, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Suwannee, and Union.
The most up-to-date list of Florida State Park closures and re-openings can be found
DEP is committed to providing open and efficient lines of communication, including making ourselves available even during the evenings and weekends to assist you as needed.
The documents below were developed to provide communities and businesses with additional information about DEP and environmental issues commonly encountered after a hurricane.
is available to answer additional questions or provide further
Environmental Resource Permitting Activities
(Docks, Boatlifts, Bulkheads, etc.)
Air Resource Management