Effective date: 7/31/2018

    By April 1 of each year, beginning in 2013, each county shall submit a report to the Department concerning its annual solid waste management program and recycling activities. This report shall be submitted electronically using the Department’s designated format, including using electronic systems where established by the Department at https://connect.re-trac.com/registration/fldep-county-report, and shall include the information required by section 403.706(7), F.S. Counties experiencing a technological hardship may request an exemption from the electronic submission requirement by submitting the County Annual Report on paper on Form 62-716.450. That designated format is Form 62-716.450, County Annual Report, effective [7-31-18], is hereby adopted and incorporated by reference (http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-08858). Copies of this form are available on the internet at http://www.floridadep.gov/waste/waste-reduction/content/forms-chapter-62-716-solid-waste-grants-program or by contacting the Waste Reduction and Registration Section, MS #4555, Division of Waste Management, Department of Environmental Protection, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400. Counties seeking additional recycling credits other than the data certified by the Department shall provide supporting documentation as requested. Data not verifiable by the Department shall not receive recycling credits.
Rulemaking authorized by Florida Statutes § 403.704. Implements Florida Statutes § 403.706. History—New 5-16-89, Formerly 17-716.450, Amended 12-17-13, 7-31-18.