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Submerged Lands and Environmental Resources Rulemaking Priorities 2014-2015


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Implementation of the Environmental Resource Permit Program and the program that authorizes uses of submerged lands owned by the State involves several Florida Statutes and a number of rules of the Department, including certain rules of the water management districts that have been adopted for use by the Department. If you would like to get on our email list for rule updates, please see our Interested Parties Mailing List sign-up page.


Environmental Resource Permitting & Submerged Lands Draft Rules

Rule Title


Staff Contacts/ Drafts


Environmental Resource Permitting
The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments to Chapter 62-330, F.A.C., to update the Applicant’s Handbook, revise forms to incorporate streamlining measures, revise the Joint Application to include U.S. Army Corps of Engineers information, and make minor revisions.


Drafts & Documents

New! Rule package in preparation for authorization to publish the Notice of Proposed Rule. A Notice of Workshop for 62-330 was published on July3, 2017. The 62-330 workshop/webinar will be held July 25, 2017 from 1:30 - 4:30 pm EDT.

Last Updated: July 3, 2017

Financial Responsibility
The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments to rule 62-342.700, F.A.C., to allow mitigation banks to use alternative methods of demonstrating financial responsibility.


Rule package in preparation for authorization to publish Notice of Rule Development.

Last Updated: June 27, 2017

Uniform Mitigation Assessment Method
The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments to Chapter 62-345, F.A.C., to revise forms, clarify mitigation options, quantify and assess functions, and clarify assessment methodologies.


Drafts and Documents

New! Fifth workshop to be noticed on July 14, 2017 and conducted on July 28, 2017. Public Workshop Notice for 62-345.

Last Updated: June 27, 2017


The above information is maintained on the Division of Water Resources web for on-going Rule Amendments.


Adopting Body: Board of Trustees (BOT) for Chapter 18 Rules; DEP Secretary (SEC) for Chapter 62 Rules

Acronyms Used

  • DEP - Department of Environmental Protection
  • ERP - Environmental Resource Permit
  • FAW -Florida Administrative Weekly
  • SEC - DEP Secretary
  • JAPC - Joint Administrative Procedures Committee
  • NDR - Notice of Development of Rule
  • NGP - Noticed General Permit
  • NOC - Notice of Change
  • NPR - Notice of Proposed Rule
  • OFARR - Office of Fiscal Accountability & Regulatory Reform
  • SSL - Sovereignty Submerged Lands
  • WMD -Water Management District
  • WRP - Wetland Resource Permit

Links for Specific Rule Information

Last updated: July 11, 2017

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