Section 373.229, Florida Statutes 2009
373.229 Application for permit.--
(1) All permit applications filed with the governing board or the department under this part and notice thereof required under s. 373.116 shall contain:
(a) The name of the applicant and his or her address or, in the case of a corporation, the address of its principal business office;
(b) The date of filing;
(c) The date set for a hearing, if any;
(d) The source of the water supply;
(e) The quantity of water applied for;
(f) The use to be made of the water and any limitation thereon;
(g) The place of use;
(h) The location of the well or point of diversion; and
(i) Such other information as the governing board or the department may deem necessary.
(2) The notice shall state that written objections to the proposed permit may be filed with the governing board or the department by a specified date. The governing board or the department, at its discretion, may request further information from either applicant or objectors, and a reasonable time shall be allowed for such responses.
(3) In addition to the information required in subsection (1), all permit applications filed with the governing board or the department which propose the transport and use of water across county boundaries shall include information pertaining to factors to be considered, pursuant to s. 373.223(3), unless exempt under s. 373.1962(9).
(4) If the proposed application is for less than 100,000 gallons per day, the governing board or the department may consider the application and any objections thereto without a hearing. If the proposed application is for 100,000 gallons per day or more and no objection is received, the governing board or the department, after proper investigation by its staff, may, at its discretion, approve the application without a hearing.
History.--s. 5, part II, ch. 72-299; s. 13, ch. 73-190; s. 11, ch. 76-243; s. 1, ch. 77-174; s. 599, ch. 95-148; s. 5, ch. 98-88.