Regulation of Agricultural and Forestry
Water Management Projects
Chapter 40A-44, FAC
A permit is required for the construction,
alteration, repair, or abandonment of impoundments, dams, or
works which impound,
drain, or divert water. Farm ponds are regulated by this rule,
but not aquaculture or recreation impoundments.
affecting the water resources of the District require an authorization
or a permit. These activities include
roadways and ditches, culverts, bridges, low water crossings
and activities in wetland areas.
The conversion of wetlands
by ditching or draining to other uses such as pasture, crop
land or pine plantation requires a permit.
A brochure is available describing services the District can provide in siting and sizing a farm pond.
Forestry Authorizations (Online Submittals)
Notice of Receipt
Submit a Regulatory Complaint