62-762.401. Facility Registration  


Effective on Tuesday, July 9, 2019
  • 1(1) 2For installations:

    4(a) 5For the purposes of this subsection, installation shall mean the date that the storage tank system or system component placement or construction begins.

    28(b) For new facilities, which are facilities that began construction after January 11, 2017, 42a completed Form 4562-762.901(2), 46Storage Tank Facility Registration Form (Registration Form), effective date, July 2019, hereby adopted and incorporated by reference, shall be submitted in electronic or paper format to the Department no later than 30 days prior to installation. For facilities with existing registered storage tank systems, a completed Registration Form shall be submitted in electronic or paper format to the Department no later than seven days prior to regulated substances being put into any new storage system. The Department encourages the electronic submittal of the Registration Form available online here: http://www.fldepportal.com/go/submit-registration/, or to obtain copies of the form see rule 14462-762.901, 145F.A.C., or 147http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10743, 149or the Department’s website at https://floridadep.gov/waste/permitting-compliance-assistance/content/storage-tank-system-rules-forms-and-reference.

    155(2) For a change in service status or closure pursuant to rules 16762-762.801 168and 62-762.802, F.A.C., a com173pleted Registration Form shall be submitted in paper or electronic format to the Department within 10 days after completion of the change in service status or closure.

    200(3) A completed Registration Form shall be submitted to the Department in paper or electronic format within 10 days of the following changes or discovery:

    225(a) Any change in the owner or operator of a facility or of a storage tank system;

    242(b) Any change or correction in the information reported in the Registration Form. A change within the same blend of regulated substances should not be reported (e.g., regular unleaded to premium unleaded gasoline); and,

    276(c) The discovery of an unregistered storage tank system.

    285(4) Registration fees.

    288(a) Registration fees are due from the tank or facility owner or operator, as indicated in this section, for all storage tank systems and compression vessels, required to be registered, except for:

    3201. Storage tank systems 324and compression vessels 327that have been properly closed in accordance with subsections 33662-762.801(2) 337an338d 62-762.802(3), F.A.C.; a342nd,

    3432. Storage tank systems and compression vessels at federally-owned or operated facilities.

    355(b) A fee of $50.00 per storage tank or compression vessel shall be submitted for each initial registration of a storage tank system or compression vessel. The fee shall be paid within 30 days after receipt of an invoice by the Department.

    397(c) A renewal fee of $25.00 for each storage tank 407with a capacity of 250,000 gallons or less and for each compression vessel 421shall be paid to the Department by July 1 each year.

    432(d) 433A renewal fee of one dollar per every 10,000 gallons of storage capacity for each storage tank with a storage capacity greater than 250,000 gallons, shall be paid to the Department each year, not to exceed $1,000.00 per storage tank.

    476(e) A fee of $25.00 per storage tank shall be paid to the Department for each storage tank 494or compression vessel 497that is replaced within 30 days after receipt of an invoice by the Department.

    511(f) A late fee of $20.00 per storage tank or compression vessel shall be paid to the Department for any renewal that is received after July 31.

    538(g) In no circumstance will the owner or operator of any facility pay an annual fee greater than $5,000.00 for all regulated substance storage tanks located at the facility.

    568(h) In no circumstance will the owner or operator of any facility pay an annual fee greater than $2,500.00 for all registered compression vessels and hazardous substance storage tanks located at the facility.

    602(i) Upon receipt of payment of all applicable registration fees, each facility shall receive a registration placard, pursuant to section 622376.3077, F.S. 624The placard shall be displayed in plain view in the office, kiosk, or at another suitable location at the facility where the storage tank system is located. 651Posted on the Department website will be information regarding those motor fuel facilities who have delinquent registration fees. To access this information go to: 675https://floridadep.gov/waste/permitting-compliance-assistance/content/storage-tank-system-rules-forms-and-reference676.

    677(5) Unless a valid registration placard is displayed in plain view as required by paragraph 69262-762.401(4)(i), 693F.A.C., no motor fuel may be deposited into a storage tank required to be registered pursuant to this rule. Facility owners, operators, and suppliers are each responsible for compliance with this provision. For the purposes of this rule, motor fuels mean petroleum products, including petroleum products blended with biofuels, used for the operation of a motor or engine.

    751Rulemaking Authority 753376.303 FS. 755Law Implemented 757376.303 FS. 759History–New 6-21-04, Amended 1-11-17, 7-9-19.
    764Editorial Note: 766Portions of this rule were relocated to rule 77462-762.421, 775F.A.C.