Normalcy appears to have returned to the permitting process for building in south Santa Rosa County after concerns about water capacity brought building to a halt for months.
In April, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) officials feared south Santa Rosa’s demand for water was dangerously close to outpacing the supply. So, they issued a letter to Fairpoint Regional Utility System, Inc. (FRUS) declaring a prohibition on general permits.
General permits do not impact single lot owners paying a tap fee, but larger projects seeking permitting for water usage may run into trouble.
Read the full article in the Oct. 1 issue of the Navarre Press.