62-762.411. Notification  


Effective on Thursday, October 17, 2019
  • 1(1) For Installations:

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

    29(b) Notification shall be received by the County in writing or electronic format between 30 and 45 days before installation of a storage tank system or system component unless the County agrees to a shorter time period.

    66(c) Notification shall also be received by the County in writing or electronic format between 48 and 72 hours prior to the installation work to confirm the date and time of the scheduled activities.

    100(2) For change in service status and closure:

    108(a) Notification shall be received by the county in writing or electronic format between 30 and 45 days before the initiation of the work related to the change in service status or closure unless the county agrees to a shorter time period.

    150(b) Notification shall also be received by the county in writing or electronic format between 48 and 72 hours prior to the initiation of the work related to the change in service status or closure to confirm the date and time of the scheduled activities.

    195(c) A Closure Integri199ty Evaluation Report Form for ASTs 20562-762.901(7), 206(Closure Integrity Report), effective date, October 2019, hereby adopted and incorporated by reference, as prepared in accordance with paragraph 22562-762.801(3)(a) 226or 62-762.802(4)(a), F.A.C., must be provided to the county with the notification of closure. To obtain copies of this form see Rule 24862-762.901, 249F.A.C., or 251http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10744, 253or the Department’s website at https://floridadep.gov/waste/permitting-compliance-assistance/content/storage-tank-system-rules-forms-and-reference259.

    260(3) Internal Inspections. Notification shall be received by 268the county in writing or electronic format between 10 and 25 days before the initiation of the work unless the county agrees to a shorter time period for inspections in accordance with 300Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration, and Reconstruction, 306API Std 653, 5th Edition, November 2014, hereby adopted and incorporated by reference, and available at the Department address listed in subsection 32862-762.211(1), 329F.A.C., or from the publisher at API, 1220 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20005, (202)682-8000, or at http://www.api.org/; and for piping integrity testing pursuant to 354Piping Inspection Code: In-service Inspection, Repair, and Alteration of Piping Systems, 365API 570, 4th Edition, February 2016, includes Addendum 1 (2017), hereby adopted and incorporated by reference, and available at the Department address listed in subsection 39062-762.211(1), 391F.A.C., or from the publisher at API, 1220 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20005, (202)682-8000, or at http://www.api.org/. Smaller field erected tanks with capacities less than 250,000 gallons shall be inspected in accordance with API Std 653, November 2014; or 432Standard for the Inspection of Aboveground Storage Tanks, 440STI SP001, 6th Edition, January 2018, hereby adopted and incorporated by reference and available at the Department address listed 459in subsection 46162-762.211(1), 462F.A.C., or from the publisher at STI, 469944 Donata Court, Lake Zurich, IL 60047, (847)438-8265, or at https://www.steeltank.com/480. Notification is not required for any STI SP001, 489January 2018, 491API Std 653, 494November 2014, 496and API 570, February 2016, includes Addendum 1 (2017), inspection work or activities where the tank or piping will remain in service or will not be empty, or for routine maintenance.

    527(4) Notification of the discovery of an 534incident shall be made to the County in writing or electronic format on Form 54862-762.901(6), 549Incident Notification (INF), effective date, 554January 2017, 556hereby adopted and incorporated by reference, within 72 hours of the discovery or close of the County’s next business day; however, an INF need not be submitted if, within 72 hours of discovery, the investigation of the incident in accordance with rule 59862-762.431, 599F.A.C., confirms that a discharge did or did not occur. 609To obtain copies of this form see rule 61762-762.901, 618F.A.C., or 620http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-07692, 622or the Department’s website at https://floridadep.gov/waste/permitting-compliance-assistance/content/storage-tank-system-rules-forms-and-reference.

    628(5) Except as provided in subsection 63462-762.441(5), 635F.A.C., notification of the discovery of a discharge shall be made to the County in writing or electronic format on Form 65662-762.901(1), 657Discharge Report Form (DRF), effective date, 663January 2017, 665hereby adopted and incorporated by reference, within 24 hours or before the close of the County’s next business day. 684To 685obtain copies of this form see rule 69262-762.901, 693F.A.C., or 695http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-07689, 697or the Department’s website at https://floridadep.gov/waste/permitting-compliance-assistance/content/storage-tank-system-rules-forms-and-reference.

    703(6) Notification is not required for Temporary Out-of-Service or for minor repairs to gauges, vents, or other equipment that is attached to the top of a storage tank.

    731(7) 732Facility owners and operators are advised that notice must be provided through the State Watch Office if the discharge is a reportable pollution release as defined by Section 403.077, F.S.

    762Rulemaking Authority 764376.303 FS. 766Law Implemented 768376.30, 769376.303, 770403.077 FS. History–New 1-11-17, Amended 10-17-19.
    776Editorial Note778: 779Portions of this rule were copied from Rule 78762-762.451, 788F.A.C.