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Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County
Roger P. Stewart Center
3629 Queen Palm Drive · Tampa, FL 33619
Ph: (813) 627-2600 · Fax: (813) 627-2630
WDR30 - Application to Perform Delineation of Wetlands
and Other Surface Waters
This Environmental Protection Commission application is for delineation of wetlands and other surface waters as provided in Chapter 1-11.04 Wetlands, Rules of the EPC and adopted Basis of Review. The delineation will be performed in accordance with the methodology described in Chapter 62-340, Florida Administrative Code. Delineation fees are per project area size, as specified in Chapter 1-6, Services Fee Schedule, Rules of the EPC:
  • Less than 1 acre $200
  • 1 acre to 3 acres $270
  • 3 acres to 10 acres $460
  • 10 acres to 40 acres $810
  • 40 acres to 100 acres $1420
  • Over 100 acres $1420 plus $280 per additional 100 acres

1.  Property Owner Information
Present at site
Note: A copy of this application will be emailed to the above address.

2. Agent Information  (if applicable)
If an agent is applying on behalf of the property owner, an owner's authorization form must be signed by the property owner and submitted with this application.  You can download the Owner's Authorization Form from EPC's website and then upload the form at the end of this application.
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Present at site

3. Site Information



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Verification *

4. Terms of Agreement

Owner/Applicant must complete this authorization form. For multiple persons, please provide a separate form for each person. For business organizations (e.g. LLC, corporations, partnerships), this form must be signed by a person authorized to bind the organization. A business organization or person who has sufficient real property interest is required to authorize access to the property


By signing below, I or the business organization, am applying for a permit(s)¹ to conduct the activity(ies) described in the application. I am familiar with the information contained in the application and represent that it is true, complete and accurate. I understand this is an application and not a permit, and that work prior to approval may be a violation. I understand that this application and any permit issued thereto, does not relieve me of any obligation for obtaining any other required federal, state, water management district or local permit prior to commencement of activities. I agree to operate and maintain the proposed activity in compliance with permits and laws, unless the EPC authorizes transfer of the permit to a different responsible entity. I understand that my application will not be processed if there is any missing, insufficient, or invalid information or insufficient fees. I understand I may have to provide any additional information/data that may be necessary to provide reasonable assurance of evidence to show that the proposed project will comply with applicable environmental standards/laws. I agree that upon written concurrence, the EPC may make changes to the application based on revised drawings and/or additional information provided by agent or applicant. I further agree EPC can unilaterally change non-substantive typographical errors. I understand that knowingly making any false statement or representation in this application is a violation of EPC Act and rules and may result in, among other things, revocation of the permit or denial of the application.


By signing below, I certify that I, or the business organization, possess sufficient real property interest in or control over the land upon which the activities described in this application are proposed and that I have legal authority to grant permission to access those lands. I hereby grant permission, evidenced by my signature below, for staff of the EPC to access, inspect, and sample the lands and waters of the property as necessary for the review of the proposed works and other activities specified in this application. I authorize EPC, its agents, and assigns to enter the property as many times as may be necessary to make such review, inspection, and/ or sampling. Further, I agree to provide entry to the project site for such agents or personnel to monitor and inspect permitted work if a permit is granted.


By signing below, I authorize the representative listed below to act on my behalf, or on behalf of the organization, to process the application; to negotiate revisions; to accept or agree to conditions or stipulations; and to furnish, upon request, supplemental information in support of the application. In addition, I authorize the representative listed below to bind me, or the organization, to perform any requirements that may be necessary to procure the permit or authorization.

¹ The term “permit” is used generally herein to mean a permit, an authorization, a wetland delineation, etc. For a wetland delineation request, it is understood that this is not an application to impact wetlands or conduct activities in wetlands other surface waters

Owner / Applicant Signature *

Upon Completion of the Delineation

Upon completion of the delineation, EPC staff will provide written correspondence detailing the findings and provide guidance to complete the delineation process.

To formalize the delineation, the owner/applicant must submit certified surveys for review and approval. The surveys must meet the requirements of the adopted EPC Basis of Review and Chapter 61G17-6, F.A.C. 

Following receipt of surveys, EPC staff will issue a formal determination approving the surveys.  The approved surveys will be valid for a period of five (5) years. All future development plans must accurately depict the approved wetland and other surface water areas, lines, and setbacks pursuant to all applicable governmental requirements.