The Environmental Resource Permitting program
regulates most alterations to the land surface in Florida that are not
specifically exempt from regulation by statute or rule.
The links below will take you to the available
online ERP submissions:
10/2 Self-Certification: Certification of Qualification to
use a General Permit for a Stormwater Management System serving less
than ten acres total project area and less than
two acres impervious
Self-Certification for Single-Family Docks, a
process which allows the user to enter information and certify that
their project is exempt from requiring a FDEP permit. There is no fee
for using ESSA Self Cert. Types of exemptions available through
Self-Certification are New Dock with or without a Boat Lift, Repair or Replace an Existing Dock,
and Addition of a Boat Lift to an Existing Dock.
Available October 1, 2013:
Statewide ERP allows users to submit any type of ERP verification of
exemption or permit online. Users can upload supporting documents pay
processing fees online. Options also include submitting documentation
and payment after the initial application has been submitted online.
Verification of Exemptions:
submittal to request verification whether an activity
qualifies for an exemption from the Environmental
Resource Permit (ERP) requirements.
General Permits: submittal for
projects that qualify for a General Permit in accordance
with Chapter 62-330 F.A.C. General Permits (GP) are
provided for certain activities that have been
determined to have minimal impacts to the water
resources of the state when conducted in compliance with
their terms and conditions.
Individual or Conceptual Permits:
- An environmental resource permit
(ERP) or a modification of an ERP for
activities regulated under Part IV of
Chapter 373, Florida Statutes; to
construct, alter, operate, maintain or
repair (excluding routine, custodial
maintenance), abandon, or remove works
or other activities, including a
stormwater management system; and/or
- An authorization for activities
which require authorization to use
state-owned submerged lands, for
activities located on such lands
Continue an Incomplete Application: The
system allows you to start an application, exit at any
time, and return to complete it later. Follow this link
to view any incomplete applications you have in process.