The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) continually works
with local businesses to preserve and protect Florida’s environment.
Working together, DEP and businesses can preserve and protect Florida’s
environment for future generations. Listed below are programs that can
help businesses achieve their environmental goals.
- Clean Marina
The Clean Marina Program is designed to bring awareness to marine
facilities and boaters regarding local, state and federal laws and
rules in Florida's waterways. Marinas and boatyards receive Clean
Marina designation status by demonstrating their continued
commitment to protecting Florida’s water and marine life.
- Compliance and Enforcement
The information on this site provides information about our
compliance and enforcement policies and data.
Green Lodging Program
The Florida Green Lodging Program was established in 2004 by
the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) with the
intent of recognizing and rewarding environmentally conscientious
lodging facilities in the state. Through this rapidly growing
program DEP encourages the lodging industry to conserve and protect
Florida’s natural resources. The Florida Green Lodging
Program is unique in that it covers an all-inclusive list of
environmental initiatives that are specific to the Florida
This site lists Official Notices from the Department of Environmental
Protection. Citizens can also search for archived notices.
The Department of Environmental Protection issues many types of permits
including Air Resource Permits, Beaches Permits, Wetland Permits and
Permits for Single Family Docks. This site also gives information on
those permits under review.
This site lists all of the Department of Environmental Protection’s
rules. Citizens can search for rules by program area or numerical order.
Environmental Assistance Program
The Small Business Environmental Assistance Program was established by
Title V of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990. The program provides
technical and regulatory assistance to small businesses ranging from
free and confidential consultations to referrals to other environmental