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Consumptive use permit (CUP) applicant’s handbook (pre-Aug. 14, 2014)

The following materials were effective prior to the CupCon and SWERP processes that more closely aligned all water management districts across Florida.

ItemDescription
Main Document132 pages
(includes selected appendices as indicated below)
Appendix AChapter 40C-1: Organization and Procedure
Appendix B »Chapter 40C-2: Permitting of Consumptive Uses of Water
Chapter 40C-20: Standard General Water Use Permits
Chapter 40C-21: The Water Shortage Plan
Chapter 40C-22: Noticed General Permits For Consumptive Uses
Chapter 40C-23: Water Resource Caution Area
Appendix C »
(Forms)
Form No. 40C-2.0590-2: Water Audit Form and Instructions for Completing Form
Form No. RDS-50: Notice to District of Dewatering Activity
Appendix DSample Consumptive Use Permit
(included in Main Document file)
Appendix EChapter 62-40, F.A.C., State Water Policy
(link to Florida Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] site)
Appendix FGuidelines for Conducting an Aquifer Performance Testing Program
(included in Main Document file)
Appendix GSample Condition Compliance Forms
Appendix HModified Blaney-Criddle Formula
(included in Main Document file)
Appendix IWater Saving Measures for Water Conservation Plans
(included in Main Document file)
Appendix JAlternatives to In-Line Flow Meters for Measuring Water Use
(included in Main Document file)
Appendix KChapter 40C-8: Minimum Flows and Levels
Appendix LLegal Description Central Florida Coordination Area of the St. Johns River Water Management District
(included in Main Document file)

Agricultural surface water management systems applicant’s handbook (pre-Oct. 1, 2013)

ItemDescription
Main Document99 pages
(includes selected appendices as indicated below)
Appendix AChapter 40C-44: Environmental Resource Permits: Agricultural Surface Water Management Systems
   Appendix B »Chapter 40C-1: Organization and Procedure
Chapter 40C-4: Environmental Resource Permits: Surface Water Management Systems
Chapter 40C-40: Standard General Environmental Resource Permits
   Appendix C »
(Forms)
Form No. 40C-44.900(1): Individual Environmental Resource Agricultural Systems Permit Application
Form No. 40C-44.900(2): Standard General Environmental Resource Agricultural Systems Permit Application
Form No. 40C-44.900(3): Standard General Environmental Resource Agricultural Systems General Permit Application
Appendix DChapter 373, F.S., Water Resources Act
(link to
Florida Statutes and Constitution — Online Sunshine site)
Appendix EChapter 120, F.S., Administrative Procedure Act
(link to
Florida Statutes and Constitution — Online Sunshine site)
Appendix FChapter 403, F.S., [Abridged]
(link to
Florida Statutes and Constitution — Online Sunshine site)
Appendix GChapter 62-40, F.A.C., State Water Policy
(link to Florida Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] site)
Appendix HAgricultural Practices
(included in Main Document file)
Appendix IAdditional MSSW Special Conditions and Table 1
(included in Main Document file)
Appendix JSample Condition Compliance Forms
Appendix KFlorida Department of Health Certified Laboratories
(link to Florida Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] site)
   Appendix L »Chapter 62-302, F.A.C., Surface Water Quality Standards
(link to Florida Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] site)
Chapter 62-4, F.A.C., Permits
(link to Florida Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] site)

Management and storage of surface waters (MSSW) applicant’s handbook (pre-Oct. 1, 2013)

ItemDescription
Main Document285 pages (includes selected appendices as indicated below)
Appendix AChapter 40C-4: Environmental Resource Permits: Surface Water Management Systems
Chapter 40C-40: Standard General Environmental Resource Permits
Chapter 40C-41: Environmental Resource Permits: Surface Water Management Basin Criteria
Chapter 40C-42: Environmental Resource Permits: Regulation of Stormwater Management Systems
Chapter 40C-44: Environmental Resource Permits: Agricultural Surface Water Management Systems
Chapter 40C-400: Noticed General Environmental Resource Permits
Appendix B (Forms)Form No. 40C-4.900(1): Joint Application for: Environmental Resource Permit, Authorization to Use State Owned Submerged Lands, Federal Dredge and Fill Permit
Form No. 40C-4.900(2): Petition for a Formal Wetland and Surface Water Determination
Form No. 40C-4.900(3): Construction Commencement Notice
Form No. 40C-4.900(4): Annual Status Report for Surface Water Management Systems Construction
Form No. 40C-4.900(5): Mitigation Bank Performance Bond
Form No. 40C-4.900(6): Mitigation Bank Irrevocable Letter of Credit
Form No. 40C-4.900(7): Mitigation Bank Standby Trust Fund Agreement (Construction and Implementation)
Form No. 40C-4.900(8): Mitigation Bank Trust Fund Agreement (Construction and Implementation)
Form No. 40C-4.900(9): Mitigation Bank Trust Fund Agreement (Perpetual Management)
Form No. 40C-4.900(10): Mitigation Bank Standby Trust Fund Agreement (Perpetual Management)
Form No. 40C-44.900(1): Individual Environmental Resource Agricultural Systems Permit Application,
Form No. 40C-44.900(2): Standard General Environmental Resource Agricultural Systems Permit Application
Form No. 40C-44.900(3): Standard General Environmental Resource Agricultural Systems General Permit Application
Form No. 40C-400.900(2): Notice of Intent to Construct a Minor Silvicultural System
Appendix CChapter 373, F.S., Water Resources Act (link to
Florida Statutes and Constitution — Online Sunshine site)
Appendix DChapter 120, F.S., Administrative Procedure Act (link to
Florida Statutes and Constitution — Online Sunshine site)
Appendix EChapter 403, F.S., [Abridged] (link to
Florida Statutes and Constitution — Online Sunshine site)
Appendix FChapter 40C-1: Organization and Procedure
Chapter 28-101, F.A.C., Organization
Appendix GChapter 62-340, F.A.C., Delineation of the Landward Extent of Wetlands and Surface Waters (link to Florida Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] site)
Appendix HAgricultural Practices
(included in Main Document file)
Appendix ICriteria / Performance Criteria
(included in Main Document file)
Appendix JSample Condition Compliance Forms
Appendix KLegal Descriptions for Upper St. Johns River Hydrologic Basin, Wekiva Basin, Econlockhatchee River Hydrologic Basin, Marion County Karst Area, Alachua County Karst Area, Tomoka River Hydrologic Basin and Spruce Creek Hydrologic Basin
(included in Main Document file)
Appendix LChapter 40C-8: Minimum Flows and Levels
Appendix MSJRWMD Regional Watersheds for Mitigation Banking
(included in Main Document file)
Appendix NChapter 62-345, F.A.C., Uniform Mitigation Assessment Method (link to Florida Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] site)

Regulation of stormwater management systems applicant’s handbook (pre-Oct. 1, 2013)

ItemDescription
Main Document296 pages
(includes selected appendices as indicated below)
Appendix AChapter 40C-42: Environmental Resource Permits: Regulation of Stormwater Management Systems
Appendix B
(Forms)
Form No. 40C-4.900(1): Application Form, Instructions for Completing Application, and Notice of Receipt
Form No. 40C-42.900(6): Exceptions Report for Stormwater Sytems Out of Compliance
Appendix C
(Forms)
Form No. EN-45: MSSW/Stormwater As-Built Certification by a Registered Professional
Form No. EN-44: As-Built Certification
Appendix D
(Forms)
Form No. EN-46: MSSW/Stormwater Registered Professional’s Inspection Report
Form No. EN-47: Statement of Inspection Report
Appendix EChecklist of Stormwater Rule Criteria
(included in Main Document file)
Appendix FModel Language for Operation and Maintenance Documents
(included in Main Document file)
Appendix GPermit Review Process Flowchart
(included in Main Document file)
Appendix HClass I, Class II, and Outstanding Florida Waters within the St. Johns River Water Management District
(included in Main Document file)

District permitting rules (pre-Oct. 1, 2013)

Rule No.TitleRevised on
Chapter 40C-1Organization and Procedure9-30-2012
Chapter 40C-4Environmental Resource Permits: Surface Water Management Systems5-27-2012
Chapter 40C-40Standard General Environmental Resource Permits5-27-2012
Chapter 40C-400Noticed General Environmental Resource Permits12-27-2010
Chapter 40C-41Environmental Resource Permits: Surface Water Management Basin Criteria12-3-2006
Chapter 40C-42Environmental Resource Permits: Regulation of Stormwater Management Systems5-27-2012
Chapter 40C-43General Silvicultural Surface Water Management Permits After Notice
(Repealed. Incorporated into 40C-4.)
10-3-1995
Chapter 40C-44Environmental Resource Permits: Agricultural Surface Water Management Systems5-27-2012
Environmental resource permit (ERP) application forms
Form number or name
(click to download)
Applicable
rule(s)
Form name
40C-4.900(1)40C-4
40C-40
40C-400
40C-42
Joint Application for: Environmental Resource Permit, Authorization to Use State Owned Submerged Lands, Federal Dredge and Fill Permit
40C-4.900(2)40C-4
40C-40
40C-400
40C-42
Petition for a Formal Wetland and Surface Water Determination
40C-4.900(3)40C-4
40C-40
40C-400
40C-42
Construction Commencement Notice
40C-4.900(4)40C-4
40C-40
40C-400
40C-42
Annual Status Report for Surface Water Management Systems Construction
40C-42.900(6)40C-42Exceptions Report for Stormwater Management Systems Out of Compliance
40C-41.063(4)40C-41Local Government Notification (Wekiva)
40C-400.900(2)40C-400Notice of Intent to Construct a Minor Silvicultural System
EN-3340C-4
40C-40
40C-42
Stormwater System Visual Inspection Report
EN-4440C-42As-Built Certification
EN-4540C-4
40C-42
MSSW/Stormwater As-Built Certification by a Registered Professional
EN-4640C-4
40C-40
40C-41
MSSW/Stormwater Registered Professional’s Inspection Report
EN-4740C-42Statement of Inspection Report
EN-5540C-4
40C-40
Annual Wetland Monitoring Report
ADM 3840C-40
40C-400
40C-42
Noticing Information: Holders of General Permits
ADM 3940C-40
40C-400
40C-42
Noticing Information: Holders of General State Submerged Lands Permits
Miscellaneous forms
Form number or name
(click to download)
Applicable
rule(s)
Form name
Form 40C-1.603(13)AllRequest to the St. Johns River Water Management District to Reduce Permit Application Fees (for use by counties and municipalities)
access.pdf40C-4
40C-40
40C-400
40C-42
Access Form to Allow Wetland/Permit Determination for Property
checklst.pdf40C-4
40C-40
40C-400
40C-42
Checklist for Applicants Submitting Individual or General ERP Applications with Wetland Concerns
consv_easement.pdf40C-4
40C-40
Conservation Easement
consv_easement_corps.pdf40C-4
40C-40
Conservation Easement (for use with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permits)
deedrest.pdf40C-4
40C-40
Article — Conservation Easement Areas (deed restriction)
oprmaint.pdf40C-42Stormwater Facilities Operation and Maintenance Language: Recommended Language for Articles of Incorporation, Recommended Language for Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions, Recommended Language for Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions When Association not Required
prmtrans1.pdf40C-42Suggested Language for Initiating Permit Transfer to Homeowners’ Association
prmtrans2.pdf40C-4
40C-40
40C-400
40C-42
Suggested Language for Initiating Permit Transfer (Ownership Transfer)