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The 2016 Florida Statutes

Title XXVIII
NATURAL RESOURCES; CONSERVATION, RECLAMATION, AND USE
Chapter 373
WATER RESOURCES
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F.S. 373.407
373.407 Determination of qualification for an agricultural-related exemption.In the event of a dispute as to the applicability of an exemption, a water management district or landowner may request the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to make a binding determination as to whether an existing or proposed activity qualifies for an agricultural-related exemption under s. 373.406(2). The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and each water management district shall enter into a memorandum of agreement or amend an existing memorandum of agreement which sets forth processes and procedures by which the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services shall undertake its review, make a determination effectively and efficiently, and provide notice of its determination to the applicable water management district or landowner. The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has exclusive authority to make the determination under this section and may adopt rules to implement this section and s. 373.406(2).
History.s. 8, ch. 2006-255; s. 2, ch. 2011-165.