Chapter 61G3-15 Organization, Purpose, Meetings, Probable Cause Determination, Procedures
Chapter 61G3-16 Examination for Licensure, Reexamination, and Examination Review
Chapter 61G3-18 Biennial Renewal of Barber License and Barber Assistant Registration
Chapter 61G3-19 Barbershop Registration; Change of Ownership or Location and Renewal
Chapter 61G3-20 Fee Schedule
Chapter 61G3-21 Disciplinary Guidelines
Chapter 61G3-25 Inactive Licenses

Terms Used In Florida Regulations > Division 61G3

  • Abandonment of Water Wells: means the act of plugging a water well in accordance with Department and District rules. See Florida Regulations 62-531.200
  • Administrator: means an entity awarded a contract by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to implement a program of approved coursework for water well contractor licensure and license renewal. See Florida Regulations 62-531.200
  • Adverse Action Notice: The notice required by the Equal Credit Opportunity Act advising a credit applicant or existing debtor of the denial of their request for credit or advising of a change in terms considered unfavorable to the account holder. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Agricultural site: means a biosolids application site consisting of land on which a food crop, a feed crop, or a fiber crop is grown, forest land, or land on which turf or ornamental plants are grown. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • 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.
  • Annular Space: means any artificially created void existing between a well casing or liner pipe and a bore hole wall or between two casings or between tubing and casing or liner pipe. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Application site: means a property (such as a farm, a ranch or a mining property) where biosolids or septage are applied to land. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Application zone: means a parcel of land (e. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • 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 Coursework: means Administrator or Department-approved training or instruction required for licensure and license renewal. See Florida Regulations 62-531.200
  • 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 62-532.200
  • 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 62-600.200
  • Arithmetic mean: means the value computed by dividing the sum of a set of terms by the number of terms. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Banker: means an entity that creates, operates, manages, or maintains a Mitigation Bank pursuant to a Mitigation Bank Permit. See Florida Regulations 62-342.200
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • 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.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Bentonite: means a pumpable grouting material used for plugging or sealing water wells, consisting of a high solid sodium montmorillonite. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • Biological Health Assessment: shall mean one of the following aquatic community-based biological evaluations: Stream Condition Index (SCI), Lake Vegetation Index (LVI), or Shannon-Weaver Diversity Index. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Biosolids: means the solid, semisolid, or liquid residue generated during the treatment of domestic wastewater in a domestic wastewater treatment facility, formerly known as "domestic wastewater residuals" or "residuals. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Biosolids: means the solid, semisolid, or liquid residue generated during the treatment of domestic wastewater as defined in Chapter 62-640, F. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Biosolids management facility: means a biosolids treatment facility, a septage management facility regulated by the Department, or an application site. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Biosolids treatment facility: means a facility that treats biosolids from other facilities for the purpose of meeting the requirements of this chapter, before use or land application. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • BMAP: means an adopted basin management action plan (BMAP) that implements a total maximum daily load (TMDL). See Florida Regulations 62-307.100
  • Bottled water: means water that is intended for human consumption and that is sealed in bottles or other containers. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • Bypass: means the intentional diversion of wastewater streams from any portion of an industrial user's treatment facility. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Canopy: means the plant stratum composed of all woody plants and palms with a trunk four inches or greater in diameter at breast height, except vines. See Florida Regulations 62-340.200
  • Categorical Industrial User: means an industrial user subject to categorical pretreatment standards under Rule 62-625. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • CEC: means attendance and completion of one hour (at least fifty minutes) of approved coursework or instruction that has been converted to a CEC by the Administrator or the Department. See Florida Regulations 62-531.200
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Class A biosolids: means biosolids that meet the Class A pathogen reduction requirements of paragraph 62-640. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Class AA biosolids: means biosolids that meet the Class AA pathogen reduction requirements of paragraph 62-640. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Class B biosolids: means biosolids that meet the Class B pathogen reduction requirements of paragraph 62-640. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Clean techniques: shall mean those applicable field sampling procedures and analytical methods referenced in "Method 1669: Sampling Ambient Water for Trace Metals at EPA Water Quality Criteria Levels, July 1996, USEPA, Office of Water, Engineering and Analysis Division, Washington, D. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Closing: means the time at which a phosphogypsum stack system ceases to accept wastes, and includes those actions taken by the owner or operator of the facility to prepare the system for any necessary monitoring and maintenance after closing. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Closure: means the cessation of operation of a phosphogypsum stack system and the act of securing such a system so that it will pose no significant threat to human health or the environment. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Coastal recreation waters: means those waters defined in 40 C. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Coastal waters: means all estuarine, gulf, or ocean waters which are not classified as open ocean waters. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conflicting standards: means the water quality, water quantity, and water resource related environmental criteria that are part of a local government regulatory program which cannot be met if the corresponding criteria of the environmental resource permit program are met. See Florida Regulations 62-344.200
  • Consistent Removal: means the average of the lowest 50 percent of the removal measured in accordance with subsection 62-625. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Construction of Water Wells: means all parts and acts necessary to obtain ground water by wells, including the location and excavation of the well, but excluding the installation of pumps and pumping equipment. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Control Authority: means any public utility that administers a pretreatment program that has been approved by the Department in accordance with the requirements of Rule 62-625. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Conventional Pollutants: means five day biochemical oxygen demand (BOD5), total suspended solids (TSS), pH, oil and grease, and fecal coliforms. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Coursework Hour: means one hour (at least fifty minutes) of training or instruction. See Florida Regulations 62-531.200
  • 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.
  • Delegated local program: means any county, municipality, or combination thereof that has established and administers a pollution control program approved by the Department in compliance with Florida Statutes § 403. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Delegation: means the grant of authority to a local government to take final agency action on all or a portion of the environmental resource permit program. See Florida Regulations 62-344.200
  • DEP: shall mean the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-342.200
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-344.200
  • Department: means the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Department: means the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-531.200
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • Department: means the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Department: means the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-307.100
  • 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.
  • Design capacity: means the average daily flow projected for the design year which serves as the basis for the sizing and design of the wastewater facilities. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Designated use: shall mean the present and future most beneficial use of a body of water as designated by the Environmental Regulation Commission by means of the classification system contained in Chapter 62-302, F. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Developed areas: means areas in or adjacent to residential, commercial, or residentially or commercially-zoned areas. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Discharge: means the introduction of pollutants into a WWF from any nondomestic source regulated under Chapter 403, F. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Disinfection: means the selective destruction of pathogens in wastewater effluents, reclaimed water, and biosolids. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • 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 groundwaters, or otherwise enter the environment. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Disposal system: means injection wells, effluent outfalls, land application systems, and other facilities utilized for the release of effluents into the environment. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • District: means a water management district as established in Chapter 373, F. See Florida Regulations 62-342.200
  • District: means a Water Management District created pursuant to Chapter 373, F. See Florida Regulations 62-531.200
  • District: means a water management district created pursuant to Chapter 373, F. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • DOH: means the State of Florida Department of Health. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Domestic wastewater: means wastewater derived principally from dwellings, business buildings, institutions, and the like, commonly referred to as sanitary wastewater or sewage. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Drilling Equipment: means a drilling rig consisting of the machinery necessary to construct a well. See Florida Regulations 62-531.200
  • Drive Shoe: means any device specifically designed, fabricated, and installed to protect the bottom end of a water well casing or liner pipe from collapse or other damage while the casing or liner pipe is being driven into place in a water well. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • Driven Casing: means casing that has been installed by driving where the bore hole is equal to or smaller in diameter than the nominal outside diameter of the casing. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • Ecological Value: means the value of functions performed by uplands, wetlands and other surface waters to the abundance, diversity, and habitats of fish, wildlife, and listed species. See Florida Regulations 62-342.200
  • Effluent limitation: means any restriction established by the Department on quantities, rates, or concentrations of chemical, physical, biological, or other constituents which are discharged from sources into the environment of the state. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Environmental Resource Permit: means a permit issued pursuant to Part IV of Chapter 373, F. See Florida Regulations 62-344.200
  • Environmental resource permit program: means the responsibility and authority to:     (a) Review and take final action on applications for environmental resource permits, petitions for variances related to environmental resource permits, and formal determinations of wetlands and other surface waters;     (b) Perform compliance inspections and monitoring for activities subject to regulation under Part IV of Chapter 373, F. See Florida Regulations 62-344.200
  • 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
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Estuary: shall mean predominantly marine regions of interaction between rivers and nearshore ocean waters, where tidal action and river flow mix fresh and salt water. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • 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 a domestic wastewater treatment facility, a biosolids management facility, or a septage management facility. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Facility: means all contiguous land and structures, other appurtenances and improvements on the phosphate fertilizer manufacturing complex. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • facility: means any facility which discharges wastes into waters of the State or which can reasonably be expected to be a source of water pollution and includes any or all of the following: the collection and transmission system, the wastewater treatment works, the reuse or disposal system, and the biosolids management facility. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Facultative plants: means those plant species listed in subsection 62-340. See Florida Regulations 62-340.200
  • Facultative Wet plants: means those plant species listed in subsection 62-340. See Florida Regulations 62-340.200
  • 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.
  • Fecal coliforms: means members of the coliform group capable of producing gas from lactose at 44. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Feed crops: means crops produced primarily for consumption by animals. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Fertilizer: means a material regulated as a fertilizer under Chapter 576, F. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Final cover: means the materials used to cover the top and sides of a phosphogypsum stack upon closure. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • 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.
  • Flow: shall mean the following:     (a) For wastewater facilities having a permitted capacity of 100,000 gallons per day or greater, flow values obtained from recording flow meters and totalizers, calibrated at least once every 12 months; and,     (b) For wastewater facilities having a permitted capacity of less than 100,000 gallons per day, flow values obtained by one of the following methods:     1. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Food crops: means crops consumed by humans. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Food establishment sludge: means oils, fats, greases, food scraps, and other grease interceptor contents generated by a food operation or institutional food preparation facility. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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 62-673.200
  • Geometric mean: means that nth root of the product of n numbers. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Geothermal well: means a type of well used for the purpose of developing ground water as a medium for thermal heat exchange. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grab Sample: means an individual, discrete sample collected at a specific time. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Ground Cover: means the plant stratum composed of all plants not found in the canopy or subcanopy, except vines and aquatic plants. See Florida Regulations 62-340.200
  • Ground truthing: means verification on the ground of conditions on a site. See Florida Regulations 62-340.200
  • Ground water: means water below the land surface in the zone of saturation where water is at or above atmospheric pressure. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Ground water: means water beneath the surface of the ground within a zone of saturation, whether or not flowing through known and definite channels. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Holding pond: means a storage tank or artificial impoundment or pond constructed above, on, below, or partly below the ground surface that is designed and maintained to store a specific volume of fluid and minimize fluid losses other than those primarily occurring by evaporation; generally, holding ponds are not intended to provide a mechanism for pollutant reduction. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Hydric Soil Indicators: means those indicators of hydric soil conditions as identified in Soil and Water Relationships of Florida's Ecological Communities (Florida Soil Conservation ed. See Florida Regulations 62-340.200
  • Hydric Soils: means soils that are saturated, flooded, or ponded long enough during the growing season to develop anaerobic conditions in the upper part of the soil profile. See Florida Regulations 62-340.200
  • Impaired water: shall mean a waterbody or waterbody segment that does not meet its applicable water quality standards as set forth in Chapters 62-302 and 62-4, F. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Incorporation: means the mixing of biosolids with topsoil by such means as discing, plowing, tilling, or equivalent means to reduce exposure to the biosolids. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Industrial sludges: means all sludges that are primarily composed of materials generated through an industrial process or from an industrial wastewater activity. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Industrial User: means a source of discharge. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Industrial wastewater: means wastewater not otherwise defined as domestic wastewater, including the runoff and leachate from areas that receive pollutants associated with industrial or commercial storage, handling or processing. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Industrial wastewater: means process and non-process wastewater from manufacturing, commercial, mining, and silvicultural facilities or activities, including the runoff and leachate from areas that receive pollutants associated with industrial or commercial storage, handling or processing, and all other wastewater not otherwise defined as domestic wastewater. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Injection: means the subsurface placement of liquid biosolids to reduce exposure to the biosolids. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Instantaneous limit: means the maximum concentration of a pollutant allowed to be discharged at any time, determined from the analysis of any discrete or composited sample collected, independent of the industrial flow rate and the duration of the sampling event. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Interference: means a discharge which, alone or in conjunction with a discharge or discharges from other sources, both:     (a) Inhibits or disrupts the WWF, its treatment processes or operations, or its domestic wastewater residuals processes, use or disposal; and,     (b) Is a cause of a violation of any requirement of the WWF's permit (including an increase in the magnitude or duration of a violation) or prevents use or disposal of domestic wastewater residuals in compliance with local regulations or rules of the Department and Chapter 403, F. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Inundation: means a condition in which water from any source regularly and periodically covers a land surface. See Florida Regulations 62-340.200
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • 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.
  • Lake: shall mean a lentic fresh waterbody with a relatively long water residence time and an open water area that is free from emergent vegetation under typical hydrologic and climatic conditions. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Land application: means the reuse of reclaimed water or the disposal of effluent on, above, or into the surface of the ground through spray irrigation, other irrigation techniques, rapid-rate systems, absorption fields, overland flow systems, or other methods. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Lateral expansion: means the expansion, horizontally, of phosphogypsum or process wastewater storage capacity beyond the permitted capacity and design dimensions of the phosphogypsum stack, or cooling ponds, surge ponds, and perimeter drainage conveyances at an existing facility. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Leachate: means liquid that has passed through or emerged from phosphogypsum. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Limited use commercial public water system: means a public water system not covered or included in the Florida Safe Drinking Water Act, which serves one or more nonresidential establishments and provides piped water. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • Limited use community public water system: means a public water system not covered or included in the Florida Safe Drinking Water Act, which serves five or more private residences or two or more rental residences, and provides piped water. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • Liner: means a metallic or nonmetallic pipe which is installed either within the outer casing to improve, repair, or protect the outer casing or below the outer casing to seal off caving material which may be encountered in the open hole of the well. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • Liner: means a continuous layer of low permeability natural or synthetic materials which controls the downward and lateral escape of waste constituents or leachate from a phosphogypsum stack system. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Liquid biosolids: means any biosolids that are less than 12% solids by weight, or that are determined to contain free liquids as defined by Method 9095B (Paint Filter Liquids Test), November 2004, as described in "Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Wastes, Physical/Chemical Methods" (EPA Pub. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Local pollution control program: means a local governmental entity created by special or general act of the Legislature for the primary purpose of adopting and implementing a regulatory program designed to protect the environment. See Florida Regulations 62-344.200
  • long-term: shall mean the period of record. See Florida Regulations 62-302.200
  • Maximum Allowable Industrial Loading: means the total mass of a pollutant that all industrial users and other controlled sources may discharge without causing pass through or interference. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mitigation Bank: means a project permitted under Florida Statutes § 373. See Florida Regulations 62-342.200
  • Mitigation Bank Permit: means a permit issued to a banker to construct, operate, manage and maintain a Mitigation Bank. See Florida Regulations 62-342.200
  • Mitigation Credit: means a standard unit of measure which represents the increase in ecological value resulting from restoration, enhancement, preservation, or creation activities. See Florida Regulations 62-342.200
  • Mitigation Service Area: means the geographic area within which Mitigation Credits from a Mitigation Bank may be used to offset adverse impacts of activities regulated under Part IV of Chapter 373, F. See Florida Regulations 62-342.200
  • mixing zone: means a volume of surface water containing the point or area of discharge and within which an opportunity for the mixture of wastes with receiving surface waters has been afforded. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Modification: means any alteration, expansion, upgrade, extension, addition, or replacement of an existing wastewater facility for which a construction permit is required from the Department. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Modification: means any alteration, expansion, upgrade, extension, replacement of, or addition to an existing wastewater facility or activity. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Monthly average daily flow: means the total volume of wastewater flowing into a wastewater facility during a calendar month, divided by the number of days in that month, expressed in units of mgd. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Neat Cement Grout: means a mixture of water and Portland cement (American Concrete Institute Type I, Type II, or Type III); or a mixture of water and Portland cement of a type or kind approved by the permitting authority; or a mixture of water, Portland cement of a type or kind approved by the permitting authority, and an amount of those additives approved for use in cement grouts and approved by the permitting authority. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • New Source: means :     (a) Any building, structure, facility or installation from which there is or may be a discharge, the construction of which commenced after the publication of proposed pretreatment standards under section 307(c) of the CWA which will be applicable to such source if such standards are thereafter promulgated in accordance with that section, provided that:     1. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Nominal: means those standard sizes of pipe from one-eighth inch to 12 inches, specified on the inside diameter, which may be less than or greater than the number indicated. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • Non-significant categorical industrial user: means an industrial user that discharges 100 gallons per day (gpd) or less of total categorical wastewater (excluding sanitary, non-contact cooling and boiler blowdown wastewater, unless specifically included in the pretreatment standard) and:     (a) Has consistently complied with all applicable categorical pretreatment standards and requirements;     (b) Annually submits the certification statement required in subsection 62-625. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Nonpoint source discharger: means either a) the person responsible for the nonpoint source discharge, or b) the owner of the property from which the nonpoint source discharge originates. See Florida Regulations 62-307.100
  • Nutrient: shall mean total nitrogen (TN), total phosphorus (TP), nitrate-nitrite (NO3 + NO2), or other organic or inorganic forms of nitrogen or phosphorus. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Nutrient response variable: shall mean a biological variable, such as chlorophyll a, or biomass or structure of the phytoplankton, periphyton or vascular plant community, that responds to nutrient load or concentration in a predictable and measurable manner. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Nutrients: shall mean the separately reported values of total nitrogen, total phosphorus, total ammonia, ammonia nitrogen, nitrate plus nitrite nitrogen, organic nitrogen, and ortho-phosphate. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Obligate plants: means those plant species listed in subsection 62-340. See Florida Regulations 62-340.200
  • 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.
  • Ocean outfall: means the outlet or structure through which effluent is finally discharged to the marine environment which includes the territorial sea, contiguous zone, and the ocean. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Open coastal waters: shall mean all gulf or ocean waters that are not classified as estuaries or open ocean waters. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Open ocean waters: means all surface waters extending seaward from the most seaward natural 90-foot (15-fathom) isobath. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Operator: means any person who is in onsite charge of the actual operation, supervision, and maintenance of a domestic wastewater treatment plant and includes the person in onsite charge of a shift or period of operation during any part of the day. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Other solids: means material, primarily sand and inorganic matter, removed from domestic wastewater treatment processes during primary and secondary treatment. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • 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.
  • Pass Through: means a discharge which exits the WWF into waters of the State in quantities or concentrations which, alone or in conjunction with a discharge or discharges from other sources, is a cause of a violation of any requirement of the WWF's permit (including an increase in the magnitude or duration of a violation). See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Percolation: means the generally vertical movement of water through soil or other unconsolidated medium to the water table and to lower aquifers where occurring. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Permit: means a permit issued to a WWF in accordance with Chapter 62-620, F. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Permitted capacity: means the treatment, reuse, or disposal capacity for which a facility is approved by Department permit expressed in units of mgd. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Permittee: means the person or entity to which a permit for a wastewater facility is issued by the Department. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Permittee: means the owner, operator or other entity to which a permit for a wastewater facility or activity is issued by the Department. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Permitting Authority: means the Department or any district, or political subdivision that has been delegated the authority to issue permits under Chapter 373, Part III, F. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • Person: is a s defined in Florida Statutes § 403. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Phosphogypsum: means calcium sulfate and byproducts produced by the reaction of sulfuric acid with phosphate rock to produce phosphoric acid. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Phosphogypsum stack: means any defined geographic area associated with a phosphoric acid production facility in which phosphogypsum is disposed of or stored, other than within a fully enclosed building, container or tank. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Phosphogypsum stack system: means the phosphogypsum stack (or pile, or landfill), together with all pumps, piping, ditches, drainage conveyances, water control structures, collection pools, cooling ponds, surge ponds, auxiliary holding ponds, regional holding ponds and any other collection or conveyance system associated with the transport of phosphogypsum from the plant to the phosphogypsum stack, its management at the stack, and the process wastewater return to the phosphoric acid production or other process. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Physical alterations: shall mean human-induced changes to the physical structure of the waterbody. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Planning List: shall mean the list of potentially impaired surface waters or segments identified pursuant to Part II of this chapter where additional information is needed to evaluate whether the water is impaired and a TMDL is needed, as provided in Florida Statutes § 403. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Pollution: means the same as defined in Florida Statutes § 403. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Potable water: means water that is satisfactory for human consumption, dermal contact, culinary purposes, or dishwashing. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • Potable Water Well: means any water well which supplies water for human consumption to a community water system or to a non-transient non-community water system. See Florida Regulations 62-521.200
  • Preapplication treatment: means that level of treatment provided prior to application of reclaimed water or effluent to a land application system. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Predominantly fresh waters: shall mean surface waters in which the chloride concentration is less than 1,500 milligrams per liter or specific conductance is less than 4,580 µmhos/cm. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Predominantly marine waters: shall mean surface waters in which the chloride concentration is greater than or equal to 1,500 milligrams per liter or specific conductance is greater than or equal to 4,580 µmhos/cm. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Pretreatment: means the reduction of the amount of pollutants, the elimination of pollutants, or the alteration of the nature of pollutant properties in wastewater prior to or in lieu of discharging or otherwise introducing such pollutants into a WWF. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Pretreatment Program: means a program administered by a public utility that meets the criteria established in Rule 62-625. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Pretreatment Standard: means any regulation containing pollutant discharge limits promulgated by the EPA under Sections 307(b) and (c) of the CWA or by the Department under Chapter 403, F. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Private drinking water supply well: means a well serving a private or multifamily water system as defined in Rule 62-532. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Process wastewater: means any water which, during manufacturing or processing, comes into direct contact with or results from the production or use of any raw material, intermediate product, finished product, by-product, or waste product, along with any leachate or runoff from the phosphogypsum stack system. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Public drinking water supply well: means a well serving a public water system as defined in Rule 62-550. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Public Utility: means any state, county or municipality owning, managing, controlling or operating a domestic WWF, or proposing to construct a domestic WWF that provides or proposes to provide wastewater service. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Public water system: means a system for the provision to the public of water for human consumption through pipes or other constructed conveyances, if such system has at least 15 service connections or regularly serves an average of at least 25 individuals daily at least 60 days out of the year. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Reclamation site: means a biosolids application site consisting of drastically disturbed land that is reclaimed using biosolids, such as strip mines and construction sites. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Regional Watershed: means a watershed as delineated in the following maps. See Florida Regulations 62-342.200
  • Regulating agency: means the Department of Environmental Protection, the water management districts, state or regional agencies, local governments, and any other governmental entities. See Florida Regulations 62-340.200
  • 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.
  • Removal: means a reduction in the amount of a pollutant in the WWF's effluent or alteration of the nature of a pollutant during treatment at the WWF. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Repair: means any action which involves the physical alteration or replacement of any part of a well, but does not include the alteration or replacement of any portion of a well which is above ground surface. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Responsible Corporate Officer: means :     (a) A president, secretary, treasurer, or vice-president of the corporation in charge of a principal business function, or any other person who performs similar policy- or decision-making functions for the corporation, or     (b) The manager of one or more manufacturing, production, or operating facilities, provided, the manager;     1. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Restricted public access: means that access to a land application site by the general public is both controlled and infrequent. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Reuse: means the deliberate application of reclaimed water, in compliance with Department and Water Management District rules, for a beneficial purpose. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Riverwash: means areas of unstabilized sandy, silty, clayey, or gravelly sediments. See Florida Regulations 62-340.200
  • Sampling and analysis plan: means the monitoring plan required by this chapter. See Florida Regulations 62-307.100
  • Saturation: means a water table six inches or less from the soil surface for soils with a permeability equal to or greater than six inches per hour in all layers within the upper 12 inches, or a water table 12 inches or less from the soil surface for soils with a permeability less than six inches per hour in any layer within the upper 12 inches. See Florida Regulations 62-340.200
  • Seasonal High Water: means the elevation to which the ground and surface water can be expected to rise due to a normal wet season. See Florida Regulations 62-340.200
  • Secondary treatment: means wastewater treatment to a level that will achieve the effluent limitations specified in Rule 62-600. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Secretary: means the same as defined in Florida Statutes § 403. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Secretary: shall mean the Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Septage: means a mixture of sludge, fatty materials, human feces, and wastewater removed during pumping of an onsite sewage treatment and disposal system. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Septage management facility: means a stationary facility that treats only domestic septage or combinations of domestic septage, food establishment sludges, wastes removed from portable toilets, and wastes removed from holding tanks associated with boats, marinas, and onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems, before use or land application. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • 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.
  • Severe Property Damage: means substantial physical damage to property, damage to an industrial user's treatment facilities which causes them to become inoperable, or substantial and permanent loss of natural resources which can reasonably be expected to occur in the absence of a bypass. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Shallow water supply well: means any potable water well which pumps water from an unconfined water table aquifer. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Shannon-Weaver Diversity Index: shall mean : negative summation (from i=1 to s) of (ni/N) log2 (ni/N) where s is the number of species in a sample, N is the total number of individuals in a sample, and ni is the total number of individuals in species i. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Significant Industrial User: means , except as provided in paragraphs (c) and (d), below, the following:     (a) Categorical Industrial Users; and,     (b) Any other industrial user that discharges an average of 25,000 gallons per day or more of process wastewater to the WWF (excluding domestic wastewater, noncontact cooling and boiler blowdown wastewater); contributes a process waste stream which makes up 5 percent or more of the average dry weather hydraulic or organic capacity of the treatment plant; or is designated as such by the control authority on the basis that the industrial user has a reasonable potential for adversely affecting the WWF's operation or for violating any pretreatment standard or requirement in accordance with paragraph 62-625. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Site manager: means the person who operates or manages the application site to ensure biosolids are applied in accordance with the requirements of this chapter. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Slug Discharge: means any discharge of a nonroutine, episodic nature, which has a reasonable potential to cause interference or pass through, or in any other way violate the WWF's regulations, local limits or permit conditions. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Source facility: means a facility that sends biosolids to a biosolids treatment facility for treatment before use or land application. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Spring vent: shall mean a location where groundwater flows out of a natural, discernable opening in the ground onto the land surface or into a predominantly fresh surface water. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Stack system configuration as of the end of its useful life: means the maximum physical dimensions of the phosphogypsum stack system as provided by the applicant in a general plan and schedule for closure or a closure plan submitted to the Department pursuant to Rule 62-673. See Florida Regulations 62-673.200
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Stream: shall mean a predominantly fresh surface waterbody that flows in a defined channel with banks. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Stricter standards: means water quality, water quantity, and water resource related environmental criteria relating to corresponding criteria in the environmental resource permit program of the Department or District that are part of a local government regulatory program, implemented under a properly adopted ordinance or local law which, when applied within the context of the environmental resource permit program, provide a greater environmental benefit than the corresponding criteria of the environmental resource permit program itself. See Florida Regulations 62-344.200
  • Study List: shall mean the list of surface waters or segments where additional information is needed, as identified in Rule 62-303. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Subcanopy: means the plant stratum composed of all woody plants and palms, exclusive of the canopy, with a trunk or main stem with a DBH between one and four inches, except vines. See Florida Regulations 62-340.200
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Success: means when a Mitigation Bank meets the success criteria provided in the Mitigation Bank Permit and in section 10. See Florida Regulations 62-342.200
  • Surface water: means water upon the surface of the earth, whether contained in bounds created naturally or artificially or diffused. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Surface water: means surface water as defined in Florida Statutes § 373. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Surface water: means those waters of the State upon the surface of the earth to their landward extent, whether contained in bounds created naturally or artificially or diffused. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Three-month average daily flow: means the arithmetic mean of the three monthly average daily flows calculated during any consecutive three-month period, expressed in units of mgd. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Ton: means a short ton (2,000 pounds or 0. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Total chlorine residual: means the chlorine remaining in water or wastewater at the end of a specific contact period as combined and free chlorine, measured analytically by approved methods as combined chlorine residual. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Treatment: means the process of altering the character or physical or chemical condition of waste to prevent pollution of water, air, or soil, to safeguard the public health, or enable the waste to be beneficially used. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Treatment: means the use of any device, system, process or method for preventing, abating, reducing, treating, separating, recycling, reclaiming, reusing, recovering, or eliminating pollutants in industrial waste. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Treatment: means any method, technique, or process which changes the physical, chemical, or biological character or composition of wastewater and thereby reduces its potential for polluting waters of the state. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Treatment Plant: means that portion of a WWF which is designed to provide treatment (including recycling and reclamation) of domestic and industrial wastewater. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Treatment plant: means the same as domestic wastewater treatment plant as defined in Florida Statutes § 403. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • 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.
  • Underground injection: means effluent disposal or reuse by well injection into underground geologic formations. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Upland plants: means those plant species, not listed as Obligate, Facultative Wet, or Facultative by this rule, excluding vines, aquatic plants, and any plant species not introduced into the State of Florida as of the effective date of this rule. See Florida Regulations 62-340.200
  • Upset: means an exceptional incident in which there is unintentional and temporary noncompliance with categorical pretreatment standards because of factors beyond the reasonable control of the industrial user. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Vector attraction: means the characteristic of biosolids that attracts rodents, flies, mosquitoes, or other organisms capable of transporting infectious agents. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Verified List: shall mean the list of impaired waterbodies or segments for which TMDLs will be developed, as provided in Florida Statutes § 403. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Wastewater: means the combination of liquid and water-carried pollutants from residences, commercial buildings, industrial plants, and institutions together with any ground water, surface runoff or leachate that may be present. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Wastewater: means the combination of liquid and water-carried pollutants from residences, commercial buildings, industrial plants, and institutions together with any ground water, surface runoff or leachate that may be present. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Wastewater facilities: means any or all of the following: the collection/transmission system, the treatment plant, and the disposal system. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Water hammer: means a dynamic pressure caused by the sudden transformation of kinetic energy to pressure energy when a liquid flowing full in a pipeline is abruptly stopped. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Water Management Division Director: means one of the Directors of the Water Management Divisions within the Regional offices of the EPA or this person's delegated representative. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • Water quality criteria: shall mean elements of State water quality standards, expressed as constituent concentrations, levels, or narrative statements, representing a quality of water that supports the present and future most beneficial uses. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Water quality standards: means standards comprised 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, and the moderating provisions contained in Chapters 62-3 and 62-4 of the F. See Florida Regulations 62-660.200
  • Water quality standards: means standards composed of designated present and future most beneficial uses (classification of waters), the numerical and narrative criteria applied to the specific water uses or classification, the Florida anti-degradation policy, and the moderating provisions contained in Chapters 62-4 and 62-302, F. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Water quality standards: shall mean standards composed of designated present and future most beneficial uses (classification of waters), the numeric and narrative criteria, including Site Specific Alternative Criteria, applied to the specific water uses or classification, the Florida antidegradation policy, and the moderating provisions, such as variances, mixing zone rule provisions, or exemptions. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Water segment: shall mean a portion of a waterbody that the Department will assess and evaluate for purposes of determining whether the waterbody is impaired and whether the impairment is due to pollutant discharges. See Florida Regulations 62-303.200
  • Water table: means the upper surface of the zone of saturation where groundwater pressures are equal to atmospheric pressure, except where that surface is formed by an impermeable stratum. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Water Well Contractor: means an individual who is responsible for the construction, repair, or abandonment of a water well and who is licensed under Chapter 62-531, F. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • Waters: means those waters defined in Florida Statutes § 403. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200
  • Waters: means the same as defined in Florida Statutes § 403. See Florida Regulations 62-600.200
  • Well: means any excavation that is drilled, cored, bored, washed, driven, dug, jetted, or otherwise constructed when the intended use of such excavation is for the location, acquisition, development, or artificial recharge of ground water, but such term does not include any well for the purpose of obtaining or prospecting for oil, natural gas, minerals, or products of mining or quarrying; for inserting media to dispose of oil brines or to repressure oil-bearing or natural gas-bearing formation; for storing petroleum, natural gas, or other products; or for temporary dewatering of subsurface formations for mining, quarrying, or construction purposes. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • Well Seal: means an approved arrangement or device to prevent contaminants from entering the well at the upper terminal. See Florida Regulations 62-532.200
  • Wellhead Protection Area: means an area designated by the Department consisting of a 500 foot radial setback distance around a potable water well where ground water is provided the most stringent protection measures to protect the ground water source for a potable water well and includes the surface and subsurface area surrounding the well. See Florida Regulations 62-521.200
  • WWF: means any facility which discharges wastes into waters of the State or which can reasonably be expected to be a source of water pollution and includes any or all of the following: the collection and transmission system, the wastewater treatment works, the reuse or disposal system, and the residuals management facility. See Florida Regulations 62-625.200
  • 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. See Florida Regulations 62-640.200