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Environmental Resource Permitting (ERP) and Sovereign Submerged Lands (SSL) Rules

Local Program Delegation

Section 373.441 of the Florida Statutes provides authority for the Department and the water management districts to delegate all or a portion of the Environmental Resource Permit Program to local governments.  To implement this statutory authority, the Department adopted a rule, Chapter 62-344 of the Florida Administrative Code, to guide local governments in the application process, and the criteria that will be used to approve or deny a delegation request.  Below is the status of various local government delegations:

Local Government Application Date Status Effective Date
Broward County
Broward ERP Delegation Agreement
(437 kb)
N/A Adopted 07.19.2001
Miami-Dade County
Miami- Dade-SSL Delegation Agreement
(676 kb)
N/A Adopted 04.05.1996
ERP Miami-Dade County N/A In Discussion N/A
Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County
Hillsborough Delegation Agreement
(560 kb)
N/A Adopted 02.09.2012

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Last updated: June 30, 2015

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