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Frequently Asked Questions

Pre-application Procedures:

Please contact (813) 470-5700 for Permitter of the Day (POD)

Delegations of SW District


Shoreline Stabilization

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Wetland / Utilities

Is it DEP or SWFWMD?

Wetland  SWFWMD

Lease/Sovereign Submerged Lands (SSL)

Is it DEP or EPC?




mangroves  Mitigation

Quick Links

Staff Contacts

18-21, F.A.C. Rules/Guidance

State Wide Environmental Resource Permitting (SWERP)

ERP Projects of Heightened Concern

Water Gateway

Application Fees

Application Forms

Which Application Do I Need To Fill Out?


ERP Online Help webpage link

ERP e-Permitting webpage link

OCULUS Electronic Document Management System website link

ERP Customer Survey link


Compliance Assistance Request webpage

Aquatic Preserves

Entire Rule (18-20, F.A.C.)

Boca Ciega Bay and Pinellas County Aquatic Preserves (18-20.019, F.A.C.)

Boca Ciega Bay

Cockroach Bay

Pinellas County

St. Martins Marsh

Terra Ceia

Other Agencies

Florida Fish and Wildlife

US Army Corps of Engineers

EPC of Hillsborough County

Tampa Port Authority

Tampa Bay Estuary Program

U.S. Geological Survey

UF Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences

Florida Watersheds & River Basins

County Permit Offices:

Citrus County

Hardee County

Hernando County

Hillsborough County

Manatee County

Pasco County

Pinellas County

Polk County

Last updated: October 15, 2014

D.E.P. Southwest District - TAMPA
13051 N. Telecom Parkway Temple Terrace, Fl. 33637 Phone: 813-470-5700
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