Welcome to the Environmental Protection Department
- In The Spotlight
In The Spotlight
- The 2019 Saving My Alachua Contest entries are due February 8th! Click HERE to view the entry flier.
- The Alachua County Water Quality Code (Ordinance 2018-24) was adopted on October 23, 2018. Click HERE to view adopted ordinance and related forms.
- The use of landscape fertilizers
containing nitrogen and/or phosphorus is prohibited Dec-Feb. Click HERE for
- The Countywide Wetland Protection Code (Ordinance 2018-05) was adopted on January 23, 2018. Click HERE to view adopted ordinance and related forms.
- $700 rebates available for builders that achieve Florida Water Star Certification. Click HERE to learn more.
Alachua County Resumes Biodiesel Production
Aquires, manages, and improves environmentally significant lands to protect water resources, wildlife habitat, and to provide natural areas suitable for resource-based recreation. Visit our site to learn more.
Staff monitor Alachua County's surface water, groundwater, springs and wastewater facilities. Help to protect resources by minimizing your personal pollution. Visit our site to learn more
Staff protect the water, soil, air quality and property values in Alachua County from current and future impacts of hazardous materials discharges. Visit our site to learn more
Staff are responsible for ensuring that new and existing developments comply with Alachua County's land development regulations related to natural and historic resources protection. Visit our site to learn more
Staff provide oversight and management of clean-up at contaminated sites, inspection and regulation of underground storage tanks, promotes reduction in air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, provides environmentally proper hazardous waste collection and disposal and promotes public education in pollution prevention. Visit our site to learn more
Manages clean-up of petroleum contaminated sites and the inspection of above ground and underground storage tank facilities.
If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a program or service of the Department of Environmental Protection (EPD), please call EPD at 352-264-6800 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service). Printed materials are available in alternate format upon request.
- Environmental Protection Department
- 408 W. University Avenue
- Suite 106
- Gainesville, FL 32601
Hazardous Materials Management
Hazardous Waste Collection