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Under its Clearinghouse program, the Office of Intergovernmental Programs (OIP):

  • Serves as the state's single point-of-contact for the Florida State Clearinghouse.
  • Coordinates the Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) position on the consistency of federal projects and federally funded activities with departmental policies and regulations, and provides comments to the Florida State Clearinghouse in accordance with Presidential Executive Order 12372, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) and other federal laws and policies.
  • Coordinates DEP's position regarding the statements of environmental feasibility for Florida Department of Transportation projects as required under Chapter 338, F.S., and roadway alignment planning projects.

Under its Comprehensive Plan program, OIP:

  • Coordinates the DEP's review of local government comprehensive plans, plan amendments, sector plans and rural land stewardship area plans.
  • Provides input regarding specific growth management policy issues and coordinates DEP’s implementation of related recommendations.
  • Coordinates DEP's involvement in Florida's Areas of Critical State Concern program.

Last updated: April 15, 2014

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