Potable Water Supply Permit
The Potable Water Supply Operating Permit Application regulates the construction and operation of privately operated water supply systems in Miami-Dade County.
The permit is necessary in order to ensure that our water supply is protected in interim systems where public water utilities are not available.
How to Apply
- If applicable, obtain approval for any construction plans required as part of the Environmental Plan Review process.
- Obtain Florida Department of Health approval for drilling and installation of the well. Call the Department of Health at 305-623-3570.
- Completion and submittal of the Potable Water Supply Operating Permit Application form and payment of the applicable Annual Operating Permit fee.
- Depending on the location of the facility to be permitted, one of the following must be secured for commercial operations:
- Valid Certificate of Use, or approved Certificate of Use application, if the facility is located in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, or;
- A municipal Occupational License or Certificate of Use, or either approved application, if the facility is located in a municipality.
Applicable fees include Environmental Plan Review fees and Annual Operating Permit fees. For more information, please see the Fee Schedule .
The permit is generally valid for one year, with the permit cycle starting on March 15.
For more information
For more information regarding the construction and operation of a new facility subject to Potable Water Supply program requirements, call the Environmental Plan Review Section at 786-315-2800. For all other inquiries, including operating permit renewal questions, call the Environmental Permitting Section at 305-372-6600.
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