Notice of Variances and Waivers

South Florida Water Management District
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on July 24, 2006 South Florida Water Management District (District), received a petition for waiver from Collier County Board of County Commissioners, Application Number 06-0227-2 for issuance of a Right of Way Occupancy Permit for utilization of Works or Lands of the District known as the Golden Gate Main Canal, Collier County, to allow the proposed widening of the existing pile-supported Santa Barbara Boulevard Bridge crossing the Golden Gate Main Canal located approximately 2 miles west of the County Road 951 Bridge in Sections 28 and 29, Township 49 South, Range 26 East. The petition seeks relief from paragraph 40E-6.221(2)(j), Fla. Admin. Code, which governs the minimum vertical clearance requirement of 4' above the Design Water Surface Elevation of pile-supported vehicular bridges within Works or Lands of the District.
A copy of the Petition for Variance or Waiver may be obtained by contacting: Kathie Ruff, (561)682-6320 or e-mail at The District will accept comments concerning the petition for 14 days from the date of publication of this notice. To be considered, comments must be received by the end of business on the 14th day at the: South Florida Water Management District, 3301 Gun Club Road, MSC 1410, West Palm Beach, FL 33406. Attn.: Kathie Ruff, Office of Counsel.