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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
WNV15 - Application for Nuisance Vegetation
Removal in Wetlands

This application is for removing Nuisance/Exotic Vegetation in Wetlands as provided in Section 1-11.10(1)(b), Wetlands, Rules of the Environmental Protection Commission (EPC).  A fee for this review is not required. Incomplete applications, including omission of required site plan drawings, will not be processed until all missing information is provided.  Please attach drawings and other required documents.  Drawings must show 1) parcel boundaries, 2) existing shoreline, 3) wetland boundary, and 4) location of proposed activities. Return completed notice to EPC, Attn: Wetlands Division, 3629 Queen Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 33619.

1. Owner Information

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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3. Site Information

4. Nuisance Vegetation Information

b. List the appropriate information including Plant Name, Control Method, and Herbicide name. Refer to EPC's Official List of Non-Native and/or Nuisance Plants of Hillsborough County. For Control Method, please list the type of control method requested (Hand Removal, Herbicide, Mechanical).
 Plant NameControl MethodHerbicide or Tools


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Terms of Agreement

Instructions: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.

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

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