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Limited Use Drinking Water Systems & Well Construction Activities

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:

Limited-Used Water System Forms/Applications

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.


Note: This page contains materials in the Portable Document Format (PDF). The free Adobe Reader may be required to view these files.