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Emergency Authorizations & Permits

In accordance with DEP Emergency Final Order OGC No. 10-1610 executed on May 12, 2010 and the DEP First Amended Emergency Final Order OGC No. 10-1610 executed on June 10, 2010 and the DEP Second Amended Emergency Final Order OGC No. 10-1610 executed on June 18, 2010 and the Third Amended Emergency Final Order OGC No. 10-1610, DEP may issue Emergency Authorization for Proactive Measures, Restoration and Certain Other Measures Made Necessary by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.

Waste Management Beaches and Coastal Systems Submerged Lands
 

Emergency Field Authorizations for Solid Waste Staging and/or Processing Area

 

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Emergency Permit for Construction or Other Activities related to Beaches and Coastal Systems


To expedite the application for an emergency permit please fill out DEP Emergency Application Form (DEP 73-303). This form is to be used for all requests made pursuant to the EFO for authorization to conduct regulated activities seaward of a Coastal Construction Control Line (CCCL) as established by law.

  • 07/13/2010 Walton County Sheriff’s Office in Destin for placement and storage of boom, beach contouring and sand barrier construction.
  • 07/13/2010 Camp Helen State Park in Panama City Beach, Bay County, for Lake Powell protections, stockpiling sand and to close the inlet as needed.
  • 07/09/2010Bay County [PDF - 8.57 MB] to conduct daytime and nighttime mechanical beach cleaning operations along county managed beaches of Panama City Beach and Mexico Beach in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
  • 06/20/2010 - Bay County [PDF - 1.75 MB] for construction of a 3-foot high, 3.1-mile long sand berm within the City of Mexico Beach city limits.
  • 06/29/2010 - Bay County [PDF - 7.47 MB] for construction of a 3-foot high, 18.5 mile long sand berm along the Panama City Beaches Federal Shore Protection Project.
  • 06/28/2010 - City of Mexico Beach [PDF - 386 KB] to construct a sand barrier to close the Mexico Beach Canal at the Gulf of Mexico.
  • 06/25/2010 - Escambia County [PDF - 5 MB] to conduct daytime and nighttime mechanical beach cleaning operations along county managed beaches of Perdido Key and Pensacola Beach in response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.
  • 06/25/2010 - Okaloosa County [PDF - 3.47 MB] for construction of a 3-foot high, approximately 4.8-mile long sand berm along Okaloosa County, exclusive of Henderson Beach State Park.
  • 04/24/2010 - Walton County Sheriff’s Office [PDF - 4.22 MB] for construction of a 3-foot high, 19.2-mile long sand berm along the South Walton Beaches, exclusive of Florida State Parks (Topsail Hill, Grayton Beach, and Deer Lake), coastal dune lake outfalls and drainage structures.
  • 06/04/2010 - Phillips Inlet/Lake Powell [PDF - 2.8 MB] in Panama City for beach contouring to close the connection between Phillips Inlet and Lake Powell.

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Emergency Field Authorizations for Submerged Lands & Environmental Resource Program

To obtain an Emergency Field Authorization contact the local DEP district office.

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    (800) 320-0519
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    (866) 448-5816
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    (713) 323-1670
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    (850) 245-2112
  • News Archive

Last updated: May 11, 2011

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