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Beaches & Coastal Systems Draft Rules

Rule Title Description Contacts/Drafts/Documents Status/Comments
62B-33
Rules and Procedures for Coastal Construction and Excavation (Permits for Construction Seaward of the Coastal Construction Control Line (CCCL) and 50-Foot Setback).
The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments to Chapter 62B-33, F.A.C., Rules and Procedures for Coastal Construction and Excavation (Permits for Construction Seaward of the Coastal Construction Control Line (CCCL) and 50-Foot Setback).  The proposed amendments will clarify and update existing rule language to reflect current procedures for exemptions, marine turtle protection and vegetation maintenance criteria, siting criteria, survey requirements, thirty year erosion projections, permit time limits and extensions, general conditions, definitions, forms, and fees.

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Drafts and Documents

Rule has received authorization for rule development. Second Workshop was held on February 12, 2015 @ 9:30 am. The draft rule has been substantially rewritten since the second workshop.  The CCCL Applicant’s Handbook is no longer proposed.  The proposed rule draft now includes only those items discussed in the Description.

Last Updated: January 30, 2017

62B-34
General Permit for Activities Seaward of the Coastal Construction Control Line
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments to Chapter 62B-34, F.A.C. The proposed rule language will include application requirements for dune restoration general permits, general conditions for dune restoration projects and the criteria one must meet to receive a dune restoration general permit. These revisions will streamline the permitting process and save time and money for performing dune restoration and enhancement activities that offer more protection to upland property and structures.

Contacts

The rule has received authorization for rule development. An authorization request for approval to proceed with rule development has been initiated.

Last Updated: January 30, 2017

62B-41
Rules And Procedures For Application For Coastal Construction Permits
The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments to 62B-41, F.A.C. The amendments to the rule address concerns raised by the Joint Administrative Procedures Committee and will update the rule to implement changes in Section 161.041, F.S. The rule amendments will refine criteria for coastal construction permits for coastal armoring below the mean high water line, inlet construction and maintenance, and beach restoration and nourishment.

Contacts

New! Rule 62B-41 was finalized on 1/11/2017 and is avalible from the Florida Department of State website.

Last Updated: January 30, 2017

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Environmental Resource Permitting & Submerged Lands Draft Rules

 

Environmental Resource Permitting & Submerged Lands Draft Rules

Rule Title

Description

Staff Contacts/ Drafts

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62-330
Statewide ERP Phase 2
(14-0376)
The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments 62-330, F.A.C. The amendments are to the rule and Applicant’s Handbook and forms to incorporate streamlining measures; revise the Joint Application to add USACE information items; and make minor corrections. SWERP Phase 2 “glitch” rule.

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Drafts & Documents

Clean-up rulemaking was anticipated, but was not included in the Regulatory Plan 2013-2014; it is not in the 2014-2015 Plan. Published a Notice of Rule Development on 9/3/14 and held a public workshop webinar on 9/19/14. Published a Notice of Workshop on 9/10/15; conducted the workshop on 10/2/15; considered comments received. Currently routing a request to publish a Notice of Proposed Rule.

Last Updated: January 30, 2017

62-342.700
Financial Responsibility
(15-0140)
The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments 62-342.700, F.A.C. The amendments to the rule are to allow mitigation banks to use alternative methods of demonstrating financial responsibility. Current mechanisms in the rule would remain available.

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Drafts & Documents

Published a Notice of Rule Development for April 17, 2015. A revised Notice of Rule Development was published on 8/20/15, announcing a Public Workshop held on 9/8/15. Considering comments received.  Next step is to request publishing a Notice of Proposed Rule.

Last Updated: January 30, 2017

62-345
Uniform Mitigation Assessment Method
(13-0913)
The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments 62-345, F.A.C. The amendments to the rule clarify use of preservation as mitigation, quantify functions provided by surrounding upland communities, assess Location and Landscape Support functions, determine time-lag and risk factor, and classify altered and artificial sites. Clarify method for assessing seagrass, hardbottom and other submerged communities. Revise forms to better track steps and long-term wetland functional losses and gains.

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Drafts & Documents

Included in Regulatory Plan 2012-2013. Published a Notice of Rule Development for 62-345 on 5/3/13; held a public workshop 6/26/13; and 12/19/13. Completed field-testing of draft UMAM scoring worksheets 7/1/14; presented results and draft rule at a public workshop on February 5, 2015.  Published Notice of Workshop for 62-345 which was held October 12, 2016. Next step is to request publishing a Notice of Proposed Rule in 2017.

Last Updated: January 30, 2017

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Surface Water Draft Rules

There are currently no draft rules under development.

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State Revolving Fund

There are currently no draft rules under development.

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Source and Drinking Water Draft Rules

Rule Title Description 

Contacts/Drafts/Documents

Status
62-528
Plugging and Abandonment Permit for Class V Wells
The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments 62-528, F.A.C. The amendments to the rule will delete the need for a survey of the location of a plugged and abandoned Class V well. Also updates information requirements to obtain a permit to plug and abandon Class V wells.

Contacts

Rule is drafted and on e-Doc pending list. Request to proceed will be submitted.

Last Updated: January 30, 2017

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Wastewater Draft Rules

There are currently no draft rules under development.

 

Rule Title Description 

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62-621.250
Adoption of EPA’s Electronic Rule Requirements for Generic Permits (16-1310)
Amendment of Rule 62-621.250, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), for General Conditions for Generic Permits, to implement new federal regulations that require electronic reporting and sharing of Clean Water Act National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program information (“E-reporting Rule”).  The Department has adopted by reference the requirements of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) E-reporting Rule in Rule 62-620.100, F.A.C.

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Drafts & Documents 

A Notice of Rule Development was published on February 13, 2017. If requested, this workshop will be broadcast via webinar. See Notice of Rule Development for instructions on how to register and attend the webinar via personal computer. Alternatively, persons may view the webinar at the following location, Department of Environmental Protection, Bob Martinez Bldg., Rm. 609, 2600 Blair Stone Rd., Tallahassee, FL 32399-2400.

Last Updated: February 15, 2017

62-660
Industrial Wastewater Facilities, Effluent Limitations (16-0312)
The Department of Environmental Protection proposes revising subparagraph 62-660.400(1)(e)18., F.A.C., to adopt new federal regulations for effluent limitation guidelines and standards for the steam electric power generating point source category under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program contained in 40 Code of Federal Regulations Part 423.  

Contacts

Drafts & Documents 

A Notice of Intent to Adopt a Rule was published on February 10, 2017.

Last Updated: February 10, 2017

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Last updated: February 15, 2017

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