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Welcome to ePermitting

ERP permittees can now submit compliance reports online. It’s easy and it saves time and resources.

This new feature allows you to submit the following Environmental Resource Permitting compliance reports online which will save you time and resources:

  • Construction Commencement Notices
  • Dewatering Plans
  • Effluent Filtration System Construction Notification
  • Grass Carp Utilization Requests
  • HOA/POA/CDD Information
  • Notifications of Construction Engineer
  • Performance/Wetland Monitoring Reports
  • Sediment and Erosion Control Plans
  • Sinkhole Evaluations and Repair Plans
  • Statements of Completion
  • Statements of Inspection
  • Transfer of Ownership
  • Turbidity Reports
  • Water Quality/Level Reports

Simply log into your account and select the ‘New eCompliance’ option and follow the 3 easy steps. A
user’s guide is also provided on your account welcome page.

If you do not have an account, registration is fast, easy and free through the ‘Apply Now’ button under the Environmental Resource Permit portal. Help is available. For assistance or to schedule an interactive webinar demonstration, contact the District’s WMIS Help Desk at 352-754-3456 or email WMISHelpDesk@WaterMatters.org.

Well Construction Permit

A well construction permit is required prior to installation of a water well within the District. The permits ensure that wells are constructed by qualified contractors and meet rigid safety and durability standards.
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Water Use Permit

A water use permit allows withdrawal of a specified amount of water from the ground, lake or river.
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Environmental Resource Permit

An environmental resource permit is required before beginning any construction activity that would affect wetlands, alter surface water flows or contribute to water pollution.
MORE INFO »

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Third-Party Noticing

District actions regarding issuance or denial of a permit, petition or qualification for exemption only become closed to future legal challenges if third parties have been properly notified and no third party objects within a specific period. Third-party noticing information and forms are provided to assist you with proper noticing regarding your application. MORE INFO »

Permit Noticing by Email

Account holders can subscribe to receive information by email about new applications or agency action. An email notification will be sent daily based on the criteria entered and when applicable.

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Search and view current or past applications and permits by application or permit number, county, basin, water use caution area, or section, township and range.

Well Construction Permit Search

Water Use Permit Search

Environmental Resource Permit Search


Need Assistance?

Learn about:
Environmental Resource Permit Search by watching this short step-by-step video »
Water Use Permit Search by watching this short step-by-step video »
Well Construction Permit Search by watching this short step-by-step video »

Permits Map Gallery

Find permits via our geographic information system. The ePermitting system is only available from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. throughout the week and from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the weekends.

“SWIFTMUD, Inc.” Not Associated with the District:  Please be aware that a corporate entity doing business in Tampa and surrounding areas as “SWIFTMUD, Inc.” is not in any way affiliated with, or endorsed by, the District.  The District has been advised that “SWIFTMUD, Inc.” is soliciting customers in southwest Florida through direct mailings that offer to prepare inspection reports for surface water management systems, promising customers that, for a stated fee, they “can be worry free of compliance issues with [the District] and its code enforcement.”  Please be advised that “SWIFTMUD, Inc.” is not associated with the District in any way, and it does not have the District’s permission or authority to represent that any inspection reports submitted to the District will insure against compliance issues. 

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