PURPOSE: The District is proposing minor amendments to its environmental resource permitting rules to rename and upload maps, correct the dates of forms listed, delete a reference to Noticed General Permit, clarify incorporation language, and adopt amended rules of DEP in Chapter 62-330, F.A.C.
STATUS: District staff will seek authorization to publish a Notice of Rule Development at the November Governing Board meeting on November 13, 2014, beginning at 9:00 a.m., at the South Florida Water Management District Headquarters in West Palm Beach.
PURPOSE: The District is proposing to update its water well regulation rules to reflect statutory amendments to Sections 373.323 and 373.338, F.S., and to incorporate amendments to DEP's rules, materials and forms regarding water well regulation. The District is also proposing to adopt a new rule that will allow up to eight (8) wells under a single permit, resulting in cost savings to applicants. Additional minor amendments include hyperlinks to delegation agreements, incorporating an amended agreement that was not previously incorporated, updating rule references, correcting grammatical errors, and punctuation.
STATUS: District staff will seek authorization to publish a Notice of Proposed Rule, and adopt amendments, provided that no requests for public hearing are received and no changes are made to the rules as proposed. The Governing Board meeting is scheduled as follows:
February 12, 2015, beginning at 9 a.m. SFWMD Headquarters 3301 Gun Club Road West Palm Beach, FL 33406
The Regulatory Peer Review Forum was implemented in March of 1996 and focuses on regulatory issues. Members of the Peer Review Group include representatives from local and state governments, as well as representatives of firms who regularly submit permit applications for projects. These representatives provide input on questions, concerns, and proposed improvements to those parts of the regulatory process which relate to environmental resource permitting.
An invitation is extended to anyone who wishes to share perspectives on all aspects of the permitting process in order that the Regulation Division can better serve the public.
If you have any questions, please contact Tony Waterhouse firstname.lastname@example.org (561) 682-6867
A 2009 amendment to Chapter 373 of the Florida Statutes delegates to executive directors at the state's five water management districts the authority to approve permit applications related to water resources and the environment. To ensure continuing public involvement, the South Florida Water Management District is strengthening its commitment to transparency and open government by increasing public access to its permitting process via Monthly Regulatory Meetings held for the public.
NOTE: These meetings were canceled:
November 21, 2012
July 18, 2012
If you wish to participate in Public Meetings to discuss Regulatory Matters but cannot attend them in West Palm Beach, you can interact and provide comments during video-conferences at these service centers.