Florida Senate - 2011 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 934 Barcode 875036 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 03/17/2011 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Environmental Preservation and Conservation (Dean) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. Section 373.4131, Florida Statutes, is created 6 to read: 7 373.4131 Conceptual permits for urban redevelopment 8 projects.— 9 (1) A municipality or county that has created a community 10 redevelopment area or an urban infill and redevelopment area 11 pursuant to chapter 163 may adopt a stormwater adaptive 12 management plan that addresses the quantity and quality of 13 stormwater discharges for the area and may obtain a conceptual 14 permit from the water management district or the Department of 15 Environmental Protection. 16 (2) The conceptual permit shall be established by a water 17 management district in consultation with the department and: 18 (a) Must allow for the rate and volume of stormwater 19 discharges for stormwater management systems of urban 20 redevelopment projects located within a community redevelopment 21 area created under part III of chapter 163 or an urban infill 22 and redevelopment area designated under s. 163.2517 to continue 23 up to the maximum rate and volume of stormwater discharges 24 within the area as of the date the stormwater adaptive 25 management plan was adopted. 26 (b) Must presume that stormwater discharges for stormwater 27 management systems of urban redevelopment projects located 28 within a community redevelopment area created under part III of 29 chapter 163 or an urban infill and redevelopment area designated 30 under s. 163.2517 which demonstrate a net improvement of the 31 quality of the discharged water that existed as of the date the 32 stormwater adaptive management plan was adopted for any 33 applicable pollutants of concern in the receiving water body do 34 not cause or contribute to violations of water quality criteria. 35 (c) May not prescribe additional or more stringent 36 limitations concerning the quantity and quality of stormwater 37 discharges from stormwater management systems than provided in 38 this section. 39 (d) Shall be issued for a duration of 20 years, unless a 40 shorter duration is requested by the applicant. 41 (3) Urban redevelopment projects that meet the criteria 42 established in the conceptual permit pursuant to this section 43 qualify for a noticed general permit that authorizes 44 construction and operation for the duration of the conceptual 45 permit. 46 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2011. 47 48 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 49 And the title is amended as follows: 50 Delete everything before the enacting clause 51 and insert: 52 A bill to be entitled 53 An act relating to conceptual permits for urban 54 redevelopment projects; creating s. 373.4131, F.S.; 55 authorizing certain municipalities and counties to 56 adopt stormwater adaptive management plans and obtain 57 conceptual permits for urban redevelopment projects; 58 providing requirements for establishment of such 59 permits by water management districts in consultation 60 with the Department of Environmental Protection; 61 providing that certain urban redevelopment projects 62 qualify for a noticed general permit; providing an 63 effective date.