Contact Our Permitting Staff

NEW Regulatory Inquiry Form: An easy way to directly connect with the appropriate permitting staff regarding your comments, questions or citizen complaints. Your submittal will be routed to appropriate staff, who will contact you back by phone or email with a response. You also have the option to remain anonymous. Regulatory Inquiry Form »

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


Hardee, Highland, Polk counties 
170 Century Boulevard 
Bartow, FL 33830-7700 
(863) 534-1448 
or 1-800-492-7862 
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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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Hillsborough, Pinellas counties 
7601 U.S. Hwy. 301 
Tampa, FL 33637-6759 
(813) 985-7481 
or 1-800-836-0797 
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Charlotte, DeSoto, Manatee, Sarasota counties 
78 Sarasota Center Blvd. 
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.

ePermitting Help Desk

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

Environmental Resource Permit Bureau

(813) 985-7481 or 1-800-836-0797 (FL only) 
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 - (813) 985-7481
  • Well contractors licensing (ONLY) - (813) 355-0482 or (813) 694-2472
  • Well construction permitting - (813) 694-2472

Noticing of Permits

(813) 985-7481 or 1-800-836-0797 (FL only)

Mapping and GIS

(352) 796-7211 or 1-800-423-1476 (FL only)

Proposed Rules and Legal Issues

(813) 985-7481 or 1-800-836-0797 (FL only)