The following definitions apply to this Part II:
    (1) “Applicant” means any person or entity seeking permission to open or close a public railroad-highway grade crossing.
    (2) “Application” means a Railroad Grade Crossing Application, Form 725-090-66, Rev. 01/13, incorporated herein by reference, and available from or the Central Rail Office, Department of Transportation, 605 Suwannee Street, MS #25, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0450.
    (3) “Department” means the Florida Department of Transportation.
    (4) “Governmental Entity” means as defined in Florida Statutes § 334.03(11)
    (5) “Public Railroad-Highway Grade Crossing” or “Crossing” means as defined in Section 335.141(1)(b), F.S.
    (6) “Railroad” means as defined in Florida Statutes § 341.301(12)
    (7) “State Highway System” means as defined in Florida Statutes § 334.03(24)
    (8) “Stipulation of Parties” means a voluntary agreement between the railroad(s), the governmental entity(ies), the Department, and the applicant, if different from the aforementioned.
Rulemaking Authority Florida Statutes § 334.044(2). Law Implemented 335.141, 339.05 FS. History—New 3-16-03, Amended 10-9-11, 7-30-13.