Notice of Variances and Waivers

62-610.521: Setback Distances
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on September 21, 2011, the Department of Environmental Protection, received a petition for a variance under Section 120.542, Florida Statutes, from the requirements of subsection 62-610.521(6), Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.). The petitioner, Kurvin Qualls, Mayor, Town of Jay, 3695 Highway 4, P. O. Box 66, Jay, Florida 32565, seeks relief from the Part IV, rapid-rate land application systems, setback distance requirement of 100 feet from the edge of the rapid infiltration basins (RIBs) to buildings that are not part of the treatment facility or to the site property line required by subsection 62-610.521(6), F.A.C., for the Town of Jay WWTP’s two RIBs. The petitioner is requesting a permanent variance to reduce the setback from 100 feet to a minimum of 22 feet up to approximately 30 feet for the existing two RIBs that were permitted for construction and operation by the Department in 1995. The petition has been assigned OGC File No. 11-1358 and PA File No.: FLA010206-009-DWF/VO. Public comment must be received by the person below no later than 14 days from the date of publication of this notice.
A copy of the Petition for Variance or Waiver may be obtained by contacting: Jonathan May, Department of Environmental Protection, Domestic Wastewater Section, Northwest District, 160 West Governmental Street, Suite 308, Pensacola, Florida 32502-5740, email:, telephone: (850)595-0609.