5E-4.013. Seed Aircraft Registration, Inspection, Security, Transactions, Recordkeeping, Area-of-Application Information and Forms  

Effective on Sunday, July 7, 2019
  • 1(1) Registration. Each aircraft used for aerial application of any seed must be annually registered with the department. Application for registration shall be on form Application For Aircraft Registration, FDACS-13354 Rev 10/13 or via the Aircraft Registration Transaction Reporting Website located https://aerial.freshfromflorida.com. The completed registration form shall be submitted to the Pesticide Certification Office, 3125 Conner Blvd., Bldg. 8, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1650. The registration shall be submitted to the Department on or before June 30 of each year.

    79(2) Inspection. Authorized department representatives may inspect aircraft required to be registered with the department under this rule during normal working hours without prior notification or as determined necessary in an emergency situation.

    112(3) Security. Each aircraft used for aerial application of any seed shall be secured when not in use. Secured storage shall include the aircraft being: within a locked building, locked in place securely, mechanically disabled from flying, or any other reasonable method which would prevent or deter theft or unauthorized use.

    163(4) Transactions. Any purchase, sale, rental, leasing, or transfer of ownership of an aircraft required to be registered with the department pursuant to subsection (1) above shall be transmitted to the department on (1) Florida Department of Revenue Form DR-15AIR Rev. 01/16 Sales and Use Tax Return for Aircraft or (2) Aircraft Bill of Sale Form AC 8050-2 Rev. 10/18 or (3) Report of Aircraft Transaction FDACS-13355 Rev. 10/13 within 24 hours of the transaction.

    238(5) Recordkeeping. Aerial applicators shall maintain records relating to each application of seed. Such records shall be retained for a period of two (2) years and shall be maintained in a manner that is accessible upon request by the Department.

    278(a) Name and FAA license number of the licensee responsible for the seed application;

    292(b) Date and time of treatment;

    298(c) Location of treatment site, which may be recorded using any of the following designations:

    3131. County, range, township and section;

    3192. An identification system utilizing maps and/or written descriptions which accurately identify the location and distinguish the treatment site from other sites;

    3413. The legal property description; or

    3474. Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) coordinates or Longitude/Latitude points which delineate the treated area.

    361(d) Name of the person requesting or authorizing the application;

    371(e) Aircraft manufacturer, make and model;

    377(f) FAA aircraft registration number;

    382(g) Originating airport/airstrip.

    385(6) Area-of-Application Information. The information listed in paragraphs (5)(a) through (5)(g), is required only when contained within a declaration of an Executive Order pursuant to the emergency powers granted to the Governor or the Commissioner of Agriculture declaring an emergency in the State of Florida. Such information shall be provided and filed with the Department in a manner determined within the declaration.

    447(7) Forms. The following forms are hereby incorporated by reference and available at the links below. These forms may be obtained from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Pesticide Certification Office, 3125 Conner Boulevard, Building 8, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1650, telephone (850)617-7870.

    490(a) Application for Aircraft Registration FDACS-13354, Rev. 10/13 498http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-03553500.

    501(b) Sales and Use Tax Return for Aircraft (DR-15AIR), Rev. 1/16 512http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10678514.

    515(c) Aircraft Bill of Sale Form AC 8050-2, New 10/18 525http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10665527.

    528(d) Report of Aircraft Transaction FDACS-13355, (Rev. 10/13) 536http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-03554538.

    539Rulemaking Authority 541570.07(23), 542578.11(2)(j) FS., 544Chapter 2001-360, Laws of Florida. Law Implemented 551578.11(2)(j) FS., 553Chapter 2001-360, Laws of Florida. History–New 6-9-02, Amended 7-7-19.