Lakeshore & Wetland Impact Permits
How to Apply for Permits

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Application Review

Please visit OC Fast Track to view applications under review or permits that have been issued. Effective immediately, this page will no longer be updated with permit applications.

Application Process & Forms

The Orange County Environmental Protection Division reviews plans, issues permits, performs inspections and pursues enforcement for any activity that will cause a negative impact on the natural resources of Orange County.

Conservation Area Authorization
For minor work within wetlands/conservation areas.

Construct a Boat Ramp Facility
Private, semi-private or commercial.

Construct a Boat Dock
(Special District applications established in Chapter 33 will be under review for a minimum of 35 days from the date received.)

Lakeshore Vegetation Clearing
(Special District applications established in Chapter 33 will be under review for a minimum of 30 days from the date received.)

Construct a Seawall (Shoreline Alteration/Dredge and Fill)
These permits must be approved by the Board of County Commissioners.

(Wetland) Conservation Area Impacts

  • A reduced fee for minor modifications to previously issued Conservation Area Impact permits may be available to you. Refer to Orange County Fee Directory to learn more.

Conservation Area Determination

Contact Us

Environmental Protection Division
3165 McCrory Place, Suite 200
Orlando, FL 32803

Phone: (407) 836-1400
Fax: (407) 836-1499

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