Post-Storm Permitting Procedures and Assistance

The state of Florida Coastal Construction Control Line (CCCL) emergency permitting requirements apply to post storm recovery activities seaward of the coastal construction control lines established for 25 sandy beach counties or seaward of a 50-foot setback from mean high water on beaches of coastal counties without established CCCLs.

Coastal Storm Information 

  • DEP’s Hurricane Page – DEP’s Communication Office site for information related to agency-wide storm response.
  • Current Season Storms – DEP’s Division of Water Resource Management site with DEP Emergency Final Orders and information on environmental resource permits and drinking water and wastewater facilities.
  • Post-Storm Report Archives – Historical record of coastal storm damage assessment reports prepared by Beaches Coastal Engineering and Geology Program.
  • C.O.A.S.T.S. Search Page – Collection of Aerials and Shorelines Trend System that can be searched by storm name, year, county or range monument for aerial, still and video photography and other digital data.
  • Post-Storm Windshield Surveys – State of Florida Emergency Operations Center, ESF10 Event Portal. This ESRI ArcGIS browser includes DEP agency-wide storm recovery data. Select the Beaches tab along the top to view the Windshield Survey sites. Select the red dots to view general data recorded at the beach, including beach condition observations and ground still photography.

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