R. 62-701.100 Intent
R. 62-701.200 Definitions
R. 62-701.210 Documents Incorporated by Reference
R. 62-701.220 General Applicability
R. 62-701.300 Prohibitions
R. 62-701.310 Approval of Alternate Procedures and Requirements
R. 62-701.315 Permit Fees for Solid Waste Management Facilities
R. 62-701.320 Solid Waste Management Facility Permit Requirements, General
R. 62-701.330 Landfill Permit Requirements
R. 62-701.340 General Criteria for Landfills
R. 62-701.400 Landfill Construction Requirements
R. 62-701.410 Hydrogeological and Geotechnical Investigation Requirements
R. 62-701.430 Vertical Expansion of Landfills
R. 62-701.500 Landfill Operation Requirements
R. 62-701.510 Water Quality Monitoring Requirements
R. 62-701.520 Special Waste Handling
R. 62-701.530 Gas Management Systems
R. 62-701.600 Landfill Final Closure
R. 62-701.610 Other Closure Procedures
R. 62-701.620 Long-Term Care
R. 62-701.630 Financial Assurance
R. 62-701.710 Waste Processing Facilities
R. 62-701.730 Construction and Demolition Debris Disposal and Recycling
R. 62-701.803 General Permit for Off-site Disposal of Yard Trash
R. 62-701.900 Forms

Terms Used In Florida Regulations > Chapter 62-701

  • Active life: means the operating life of a facility as estimated in the permit application, but does not include the long-term care period. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Air quality standards: means , unless otherwise specified, those standards set forth in chapter 62-204, F. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Airport: means any area of land or water, or any manmade object or facility located thereon, which is used, or intended for use, for the landing and takeoff of aircraft, and any appurtenant areas that are used, or intended for use, for airport buildings or other airport facilities or rights-of-way, together with all airport buildings and facilities located thereon. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Aquifer: means a geologic formation, group of formations, or part of a formation capable of yielding a significant amount of ground water to wells, springs, or surface water. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Ash residue: means all the solid residue and any entrained liquids resulting from the combustion of solid waste in a solid waste combustor, including bottom ash, fly ash and combined bottom and fly ash, but excluding recovered metals, glass, and other recovered materials separated from the ash residue. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • ASTM: means ASTM International. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Biological waste: means solid waste that causes or has the capability of causing disease or infection and includes biomedical waste, animals that died from disease, and other wastes capable of transmitting pathogens to humans or animals. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Biomedical waste: has the meaning given it in chapter 64E-16, F. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Bird hazard: means an increase in the likelihood of bird/aircraft collisions that may cause damage to the aircraft or injury to its occupants. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • CCA treated wood: means lumber, timber, or plywood treated with chromated copper arsenate. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Cell: means a volume of solid waste received since the last previous application of initial cover. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Class I waste: means solid waste that is not hazardous waste, and that is not prohibited from disposal in a lined landfill under rule 62-701. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Class III waste: means yard trash, construction and demolition debris, processed tires, asbestos, carpet, cardboard, paper, glass, plastic, furniture other than appliances, or other materials approved by the Department, that are not expected to produce leachate that poses a threat to public health or the environment. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Clean debris: means any solid waste that is virtually inert, is not a pollution threat to ground water or surface waters, is not a fire hazard, and is likely to retain its physical and chemical structure under expected conditions of disposal or use. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Closing: means the time at which a solid waste management facility ceases to accept wastes, and includes those actions taken by the owner or operator of the facility to prepare the facility for any necessary monitoring and maintenance after closing. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Closure: means the cessation of operation of a solid waste management facility and the act of securing such a facility so that it will pose no significant threat to human health or the environment. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Combustion: means the treatment of solid waste in a device that uses heat as the primary means to change the chemical, physical, or biological character or composition of the waste. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Commercial solid waste: means all types of solid waste generated by stores, offices, restaurants, warehouses, and other nonmanufacturing activities, excluding household waste and industrial solid waste. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Composite liner: means a liner comprised of a geomembrane, that is underlain and in direct contact with a soil component. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Construction and demolition debris: means discarded materials generally considered to be not water soluble and non-hazardous in nature, including but not limited to steel, glass, brick, concrete, asphalt material, pipe, gypsum wallboard, and lumber, from the construction or destruction of a structure as part of a construction or demolition project or from the renovation of a structure, including such debris from construction of structures at a site remote from the construction or demolition project site. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Contaminated soil: has the meaning given it in subsection 62-713. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Degradable waste: means waste that decomposes through chemical breakdown or microbiological activity. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Department: means the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Design period: means the operating life of the solid waste management facility plus any long-term care period after closing. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Disposal: means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking, or placing of any solid waste into or upon any land or water so that such solid waste or any constituent thereof may enter other lands or be emitted into the air or discharged into any waters, including ground waters, or otherwise enter the environment. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Engineer of record: means a professional engineer registered in the State of Florida in accordance with provisions of Chapter 471, F. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Facility: means all contiguous land and structures, other appurtenances, and improvements on the land used for solid waste management. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Fill: means man-made deposits of earth or waste materials used to fill excavations, to increase the vertical or horizontal extent of land or solid waste disposal units, or to build embankments. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Final cover: means the materials used to cover the top and sides of a landfill when fill operations cease. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Garbage: means all kitchen and table food waste, and animal or vegetative waste that is attendant with or results from the storage, preparation, cooking, or handling of food materials. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Gas condensate: means the liquid generated as a result of gas recovery processes at a solid waste management facility. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Gas recovery facility: means a system of wells, trenches, pipes, and other related ancillary structures such as manholes, compressors, and monitoring installations that collect and transport the gas produced in a waste disposal unit to one or more gas processing points or flares. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Generation: means the act or process of producing solid waste. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Geocomposite: means a product composed of two or more materials, at least one of which is a geosynthetic. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Geogrid: means a geosynthetic formed by a regular network of integrally connected elements with apertures greater than 6. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Geomembrane: means a low-permeability synthetic membrane used as an integral part of a system designed to limit the movement of liquid or gas in the system. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Geonet: means a geosynthetic consisting of integrally connected parallel sets of ribs overlying similar sets at various angles for planar drainage of liquids or gases. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Geosynthetic: means a planar product manufactured from polymeric material used with soil, rock, earth, or other geotechnical engineering-related material as an integral part of a man-made project, structure or system. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Geotextile: means a permeable textile used as a part of a system designed to act as a filter to prevent the flow of fine particles into drainage systems, to provide planar flow for drainage, to serve as a cushion to protect geomembranes, or to provide structural support. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • GRI: means Geosynthetic Research Institute. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Ground water: means water beneath the surface of the ground within a zone of saturation, whether or not it is flowing through known and definite channels. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Hazardous waste: means a solid waste regulated by the Department as a hazardous waste pursuant to chapter 62-730, F. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • HDPE: means high density polyethylene. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Household waste: means any solid waste, including garbage, trash, and sanitary waste in septic tanks, derived from households, including single and multiple residences, hotels and motels, bunkhouses, ranger stations, crew quarters, campgrounds, picnic grounds, and day-use recreation areas. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Indoor: means within a structure that has been constructed with a roof over an impervious surface and has outside walls on a minimum of all but one of the sides of the facility. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Industrial byproducts: means those materials that have a demonstrated recycling potential, can be feasibly recycled, and have been diverted or removed from the solid waste stream for sale, use, or reuse. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Initial cover: means a 6-inch layer of compacted earth, used to cover an area of solid waste before placement of additional waste, intermediate cover, or final cover. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Intermediate cover: means a layer of compacted earth at least one foot in depth applied to a solid waste disposal unit. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Land clearing debris: means rocks, soils, tree remains, trees, and other vegetative matter that normally results from land clearing or land development operations for a construction project. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Landfill: means a solid waste disposal facility, which is an area of land or an excavation where wastes are or have been placed for disposal, for which a permit, other than a general permit, is required by section 403. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Lateral expansion: means any horizontal increase in the dimensions of the waste boundary of an existing solid waste disposal unit. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Leachate: means liquid that has passed through or emerged from solid waste and may contain soluble, suspended or miscible materials. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lift: means a completed horizontal series of cells. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Liner: means a continuous layer of low-permeability natural or synthetic materials, under the bottom and sides of a landfill, solid waste disposal unit, or leachate surface impoundment, which controls the downward or lateral escape of waste constituents, or leachate. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Liner system: means a system of leachate collection and liner layers comprised of natural or synthetic materials installed between the subgrade and the waste for the purpose of containing the waste and collecting and removing leachate. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Liquid waste: means any waste material that is determined to contain free liquids as defined by Method 9095 (Paint Filter Liquids Test), as described in "Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Wastes, Physical/Chemical Methods" (EPA Pub. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • LLDPE: means linear low density polyethylene. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Local government: means any municipality, county, district, or authority, or any agency thereof, or a combination of two or more of the foregoing when acting jointly in connection with a project, which has jurisdiction over the collection, recycling, disposal or treatment of solid waste. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Lower explosive limit: means the lowest percent by volume of a mixture of explosive gases that will propagate a flame in air at a temperature of 25 degrees Celsius and atmospheric pressure. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Manure: means a solid waste composed of excreta of animals, and residual materials that have been used for bedding, sanitary or feeding purposes for such animals. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Materials recovery: means any process by which one or more of the various components in solid waste is separated and concentrated for reuse. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Materials recovery facility: means a solid waste management facility that provides for the extraction from solid waste of recyclable materials, materials suitable for use as a fuel or soil amendment, or any combination of such materials. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Method detection limit: means the smallest concentration of an analyte of interest that can be measured and reported with 99 percent confidence that the concentration is greater than zero. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Monitoring wells: means strategically located wells from which water samples are drawn for water quality analysis. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Normal farming operations: means the customary and generally accepted activities, practices, and procedures that farmers adopt, use, or engage in during the production and preparation for market of poultry, livestock, and associated farm products; and in the production, harvesting, or packaging of agricultural crops which include agronomic, horticultural, and silvicultural crops. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Objectionable odors: has the meaning given that term in rule 62-210. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oily wastes: has the meaning given that term in rule 62-710. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Onsite: means on the same or geographically contiguous property, which may be divided by a public or private right-of-way. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Open burning: means the burning of any material under such conditions that the products of combustion are emitted directly into the atmosphere. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Operator: means any person, including the owner, who is principally engaged in, and is in charge of, the actual operation, supervision, and maintenance of a solid waste management facility. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Person: means any and all persons, natural or artificial, including any individual, firm, or association; any municipal or private corporation organized or existing under the laws of Florida or any other state; any county of this state; and any governmental agency of this state or the Federal Government. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • PGI: means PVC Geomembrane Institute. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Population: means the most recent population census determination under section 186. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Potable water well: means any excavation that is drilled or bored, or converted from non-potable water use, when the intended use of such excavation is for the location and acquisition of ground water that supplies water for human consumption. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Processing: means any technique designed to change the physical, chemical, or biological character or composition of any solid waste so as to render it safe for transport, amenable to recovery, storage or recycling; safe for disposal; or reduced in volume or concentration. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Professional engineer: means an engineer licensed in the State of Florida in accordance with chapter 471, F. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Professional geologist: means a geologist licensed in the State of Florida in accordance with chapter 492, F. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Putrescible waste: means solid waste that contains organic matter capable of being decomposed by microorganisms and of such a character and proportion as to be capable of attracting or providing food for birds. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • PVC: means polyvinyl chloride. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Reasonable assurance: means the existence of a substantial likelihood, although not an absolute guarantee, that the proposed activity will be successfully implemented and the proposed activity and applicant will comply with applicable agency rules, laws, orders and permit conditions. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Recovered materials: means metal, paper, glass, plastic, textile, or rubber materials that have known recycling potential, can be feasibly recycled, and have been diverted and source separated or have been removed from the solid waste stream for sale, use, or reuse as raw materials, whether or not the materials require subsequent processing or separation from each other, but does not include materials destined for any use that constitutes disposal. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Recovered screen material: means the fines fraction, consisting of soil and other small materials, derived from the processing or recycling of construction and demolition debris which passes through a final screen size no greater than 3/4 of an inch. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Recyclable material: means those materials which are capable of being recycled and which would otherwise be processed or disposed of as solid waste. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Recycling: means any process by which solid waste, or materials which would otherwise become solid waste, are collected, separated, or processed and reused or returned to use in the form of raw materials or products. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Resource recovery: means the process of recovering materials or energy from solid waste, excluding those materials or solid waste under control of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Shredding: means a process of reducing the particle size of solid waste through the use of grinding, shredding, milling, or rasping machines. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Site: means the area of land or water within the property boundaries of a solid waste management facility where one or more solid waste processing, resource recovery, recycling, storage, or disposal areas are located. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Solid waste: means : sludge that is not regulated under the federal Clean Water Act or Clean Air Act, as well as sludge from a waste treatment works, water supply treatment plant, or air pollution control facility; or garbage, rubbish, refuse, special waste, or other discarded material, including solid, liquid, semi-solid, or contained gaseous material resulting from domestic, industrial, commercial, mining, agricultural, or governmental operations. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Solid waste combustor: means an enclosed device that uses controlled combustion, the primary purpose of which is to thermally break down solid, liquid, or gaseous combustible solid wastes to an ash residue that contains little or no combustible material. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Solid waste disposal facility: means any solid waste management facility which is the final resting place for solid waste, including landfills and incineration facilities that produce ash from the process of incinerating municipal solid waste. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Solid waste disposal unit: means a discrete area of land used for the disposal of solid waste. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Solid waste management: means the process by which solid waste is collected, transported, stored, separated, processed, or disposed of in any other way, according to an orderly, purposeful, and planned program which includes closure. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Solid waste management facility: means any solid waste disposal area, transfer station, materials recovery facility, or other facility, the purpose of which is resource recovery or the disposal, recycling, processing, or storage of solid waste. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Special wastes: means solid wastes that can require special handling and management, including but not limited to, white goods, waste tires, used oil, lead-acid batteries, construction and demolition debris, ash residue, yard trash, biological wastes, and mercury-containing devices and lamps. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Stabilized: means that biological and chemical decomposition of the wastes has ceased or diminished to a level so that such decomposition no longer poses a pollution, health, or safety hazard. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Subgrade: means soils native to or imported to a site, or other materials authorized by a Department permit or this chapter, which may be graded and compacted before a landfill liner system is constructed over them. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Tire: means a continuous solid or pneumatic rubber covering encircling the wheel of a motor vehicle. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Transfer station: means a facility the primary purpose of which is to store or hold solid waste for transport to a processing or disposal facility. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Unauthorized waste: means any type of waste that is not allowed to be accepted or managed at a solid waste management facility in accordance with rule or statutory requirements or permit conditions. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Uppermost aquifer: means the geologic formation nearest the natural ground surface that is an aquifer, as well as lower aquifers that are hydraulically interconnected with this aquifer within a facility's property boundary. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Used oil: has the meaning given that term in rule 62-710. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Vector: means a carrier organism that is capable of transmitting a pathogen from one organism to another. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Waste tire: means a tire that has been removed from a motor vehicle and has not been retreaded or regrooved. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Waste tire collection center: means a site where waste tires are collected from the public before being offered for recycling or disposal and where fewer than 1,500 tires are kept on-site on any given day. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Waste tire collector: means a person who transports more than 25 waste tires over public highways at any one time. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Waste tire processing facility: means a site where equipment is used to treat waste tires mechanically, chemically, or thermally so that the resulting material is a marketable product or is suitable for proper disposal. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Water quality standards and criteria: means , unless otherwise specified, those standards and criteria set forth in chapters 62-302 and 62-520, F. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • White goods: means inoperative and discarded refrigerators, ranges, washers, water heaters, freezers, and other similar domestic and commercial large appliances. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Working face: means that portion of a solid waste disposal unit where waste is deposited, spread, and compacted before placement of initial cover. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Yard trash: means vegetative matter resulting from landscaping maintenance or land clearing operations and includes materials such as tree and shrub trimmings, grass clippings, palm fronds, trees and tree stumps, and associated rocks and soils. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200
  • Zone of discharge: has the meaning given it in rule 62-520. See Florida Regulations 62-701.200