Contact Our Permitting Staff

District applications for water use, well construction, and environmental resource permits may be submitted to any District Service Office. Permit evaluation occurs in the Tampa Service Office. Pre-application meetings can be conducted at any of the four service offices. Field services for projects in the designated regions will be conducted by the appropriate service office. In Manatee, Marion and Sarasota counties, well construction permits are issued locally.

Regulation Division Addresses

Bartow

Hardee, Highland, Polk counties
170 Century Boulevard
Bartow, FL 33830-7700
(863) 534-1448
or 1-800-492-7862
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Brooksville

Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Levy, Marion, Pasco, Sumter counties
2379 Broad Street
Brooksville, FL 34604-6899
(352) 796-7211
or 1-800-423-1476
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Tampa

Hillsborough, Pinellas counties
7601 U.S. Hwy. 301
Tampa, FL 33637-6759
(813) 985-7481
or 1-800-836-0797
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Sarasota

Charlotte, DeSoto, Manatee, Sarasota counties
6750 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, FL 34240-9711
(941) 377-3722
or 1-800-320-3503
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Our 1-800 phone numbers only work within Florida.


WMIS Help Desk

(352) 754-3456 Monday–Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. or email the WMIS Help Desk

Environmental Resource Permit Bureau

(813) 985-7481 or 1-800-836-0797 (FL only), ext. 2070
Questions about:

  • Environmental Resource Permitting
  • Mitigation banks, wetlands assessment methodology
  • AGMOD, agricultural research, agricultural irrigation
  • Agricultural ground and surface water management

Water Use Permit Bureau

(813) 985-7481 or 1-800-836-0797 (FL only), 
Questions about:

  • Water Use Permitting - ext. 2070
  • Well contractors licensing (ONLY) - ext. 4476
  • Well construction permitting - ext. 4476 or 3052

Noticing of Permits

(813) 985-7481 or 1-800-836-0797 (FL only), ext. 4355

Mapping and GIS

(352) 796-7211 or 1-800-423-1476 (FL only), ext. 4210

Proposed Rules and Legal Issues

(813) 985-7481 or 1-800-836-0797 (FL only), ext. 4658

 

Website

Webmaster@WaterMatters.org