Limited Use Drinking Water Systems & Well Construction Activities
Florida Department of Health in St. Johns County Environmental Public Health Program
Limited Use Public Water Systems (public water systems which are not covered by the Safe Drinking Water Act) and multi-family water systems are regulated by the Florida Department of Health in St. Johns County (DOH - St. Johns). Our staff regularly inspects new construction and operation of Limited Use Public Water Systems and multi-family water system within St. Johns County, Florida.
The construction of private and commercial drinking water supply wells is regulated by Chapter 62-532 and Chapter 40C-3 of the Florida Administrative Code. On behalf of St. Johns River Water Management District, DOH - St. Johns Staff review and issue permits for the construction, abandonment, and repair of wells (used for environmental monitoring, potable drinking water, and irrigation) that are less than 6 inches in diameter. For more information on wells, please visit the Florida Department of Health Drinking Water Website.
Permit & Service Fees
Permit & Service Fee information is available by calling this Service Center.
Forms are available for pick-up at our Service Center or by visiting the following Florida Department of Health websites:
Well Construction Permit Application Forms (PDF, 142KB)
Related Florida Statutes & Administrative Codes
Limited-Use Water Systems: Chapter 64E-8 (PDF, 126KB), Florida Administrative Code
Well Construction: Chapter 62-532 , Florida Administrative Code
Chapter 40C-3 (PDF, 310KB), Florida Administrative Code
Hard copies are also available for review at this Service Center.
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