Chapter 5I-2 Open Burning
Chapter 5I-4 Forestry
Chapter 5I-5 Tree Enhancement Programs
Chapter 5I-6 Best Management Practices for Silviculture
Chapter 5I-7 Rural and Family Lands Protection Program
Chapter 5I-8 Florida Forestry Wildlife Best Management Practices for State Imperiled Species

Terms Used In Florida Regulations > Division 5I - Florida Forest Service

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Alternate corridors: means corridors proposed by the applicant in the application that are secondary in preference to its preferred corridor or corridors proposed by parties to the certification proceeding other than the applicant pursuant to the provisions of Florida Statutes § 403. See Florida Regulations 62-17.520
  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Approved Analytical Method: shall mean any of the analytical methods approved under Chapter 62-160, F. See Florida Regulations 62-4.020
  • Aquifer: shall mean a geologic formation, group of formations, or part of a formation that contains sufficient saturated permeable material to yield useful quantities of ground water to wells, springs or surface water. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Basin Management Action Plan: means the document that sets forth the activities, schedule, and funding sources by which point and nonpoint dischargers will reduce pollutants discharged to impaired waters and meet the total maximum daily load established for those waters. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Construction: means any clearing of land, erection of structures, excavation or other action by the applicant that would alter the physical environment or ecology of a right-of-way for the tranmission line, but does not include those activities essential for surveying, preliminary corridor evaluation, environmental studies, or trimming of vegetation, or activities on the right-of-way not associated with the certified transmission line. See Florida Regulations 62-17.520
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • 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.
  • Designated use: means the present and future most beneficial use of a body of water pursuant to the water quality classification system in Rule Fla. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • Detention: means the delay of stormwater runoff prior to its discharge. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • District: means a water management district created pursuant to Florida Statutes § 373. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • Electronic Copies: means documentation submitted by the applicant that is stored on electronic media (for example, compact disc) in a manner suitable for ease of copying and pasting text or graphics into word processing software. See Florida Regulations 62-17.520
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Equivalent Clean Closure: is a vailable for interim status land disposal units that certified clean closure under 40 CFR Part 265 standards prior to March 19, 1987. See Florida Regulations 62-4.020
  • Established: means , when referring to an established right-of-way, a right of use created by purchase, grant, reservation, dedication, condemnation, permit, license, or any other procedure authorized by law. See Florida Regulations 62-17.520
  • 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.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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.
  • Floodplain: means land area subject to inundation by flood waters from a river, watercourse, lake, or coastal waters. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • Flow Duration Curve: a plot of magnitude of flow versus percent of time the magnitude of flow is equaled or exceeded. See Florida Regulations 62-42.200
  • Flow Duration Frequency: the percentage of time that a given flow is equaled or exceeded. See Florida Regulations 62-42.200
  • Governing Board: means the governing board of a water management district created under Florida Statutes § 373. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • Ground water: means water beneath the surface of the ground, whether or not flowing through known and definite channels. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • High recharge areas: means areas contributing significant volumes of water which add to the storage and flow of an aquifer through vertical movement from the land surface. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • Informative billing: means a system of providing water utility customers with useful information on the relationship between the amount of water they use and the cost associated with that use. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • Installation: is a ny structure, equipment, facility, or appurtenances thereto, operation or activity which is or may be a source of pollution as defined in Florida Statutes Chapter 403 Installation includes dredging and filling as these terms are defined in Florida Statutes § 403. See Florida Regulations 62-4.020
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • long-term: shall mean the period of record. See Florida Regulations 62-4.020
  • Maintenance: means the act of physically maintaining the transmission line including the right-of-way. See Florida Regulations 62-17.520
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Permit condition: is a statement or stipulation which is issued with a permit and which must be complied with. See Florida Regulations 62-4.020
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Postcertification amendments: means documentation that reflects changes in the certified project under the provisions of Florida Statutes § 403. See Florida Regulations 62-17.520
  • Potable quality water offset: means the amount of potable quality water (Class F-I, G-I, or G-II ground water or water meeting drinking water standards) saved through the use of reclaimed water expressed as a percentage of the total reclaimed water used. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • Precertification amendments: means documentation submitted by the applicant during the application review period pursuant to Florida Statutes § 403. See Florida Regulations 62-17.520
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recharge fraction: means the portion of reclaimed water used in a reuse system that recharges an underlying potable quality ground water (Class F-I, G-I, or G-II ground water) that is used for potable supply, or augments a Class I surface water, expressed as a percentage of the total reclaimed water used. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reuse: means the deliberate application of reclaimed water, in compliance with Department and District rules, for a beneficial purpose. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • Reuse Utility: means a utility that produces reclaimed water or distributes reclaimed water to end users. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection, or the duly authorized designee. See Florida Regulations 62-17.520
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • 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.
  • State water quality standards: means water quality standards adopted by the Environmental Regulation Commission pursuant to Florida Statutes Chapter 403, including standards composed of designated most beneficial uses (classification of waters), the numerical and narrative criteria applied to the specific water use or classification, the Florida anti-degradation policy (Rules 62-4. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Stormwater: means the water that results from a rainfall event. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • Substitution credit: means the use of reclaimed water to replace all or a portion of an existing permitted use of resource-limited surface water or groundwater, allowing a different user or use to initiate a withdrawal or increase its withdrawal from the same resource-limited surface water or groundwater source provided that the withdrawal creates no net adverse impact on the limited water resource or creates a net positive impact if required by district rule as part of a strategy to protect or recover a water resource. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • supplementation: means the addition of water by a reuse utility from another source to reclaimed water supplies. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Water resource caution area: means a geographic area identified by a District as having existing water resource problems or an area in which water resource problems are projected to develop during the next twenty years. See Florida Regulations 62-40.210