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Protect our natural resources Get to Know the Environmental Protection Division

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Headline 3: Orange County-operated Green PLACE properties, Johns Lake Conservation Area, Hidden Pond Preserve and Pine Lily Preserve, are temporarily closed until further notice. Contact for more information.

Headline 4: Did you know harmful pool substances can pollute our lakes, rivers, springs and wetlands? Be pollution free by visiting the Homeowners’ and Pool Contractors’ Resources webpage: Sustainable Pool Construction & Maintenance.

Headline 5: To safely serve you, EPD is now accepting requests for virtual and in-person appointments. Please, no walk-ins. Email Visit the Coronavirus Development Services page for more information.

Headline 6: Are you familiar with Orange County's Fertilizer Management Ordinance?
Get informed, visit

Headline 7: Concerned about algae blooms? Get informed with these Frequently Asked Questions.

Headline 8: Live near Wekiva or Rock Springs and upgrading your septic system? You may qualify for a rebate, submit the Septic Tank Incentive Program Inquiry form.

Headline 9: Are you scheduling pool maintenance? Contact to request information on how to ensure maintenance activities and pool water discharge won't impair our stormwater system, lakes, rivers, streams and wetlands.

Headline 10: Don't feed the algae! Fertilizer containing nitrogen and phosphorus cannot be applied to lawns.

Air Quality Management
(Enforcing the Federal Clean Air Act...)

Brownfields Redevelopment
(Redeveloping Orange County Communities...)

(Submit an Environmental Complaint...)

Cooperative Extension
(Agricultural education, Food safety, 4-H...)

Fix It, Don't Pitch It
(Reduce, reuse, recycle...)

(Parks, Green Buildings, Local Harvest...)

(Environmental Protection Commission...)

Commercial Pollution Prevention
(Pollution Prevention Saves Money…)

Fertilizer Management Ordinance
(Rules for fertilizing your landscape ...)

Flood Awareness
(Insurance program, Lake Index...)

Go Solar
(Solar and Clean Energy...)

Residential Environmental Initiatives
(Healthy and Green Living...)

Hazardous Waste Generators
(Regulatory Requirements , Services
provided by EPD...)

Lakes and Rivers
(Dive in and learn more...)

Lakeshore & Wetland
Impact Permits
(Application Process...)

Natural Lands
(For nature-based recreation and preservation...)

(Noise pollution control, What you can do...)

Objectionable Odors
(Submit an odor complaint...)

OCFL Atlas
(Proposed Development Locations...)

Petroleum Storage & Management
(Services provided by EPD, Cleanup program...)

Protecting Wekiva Basin Springs
(Ensuring clean water for our future...)

References and Resources
(Guide to protecting Orange County's Natural Resources...)

Solid Waste Compliance
(Our goal is to recycle...)

Stormwater Pollution Prevention
(Ways to prevent, What you can do...)

(Our Home for Life...)

Urban Forestry
(Protecting, Restoring and Improving Our Tree Canopy...)

Volunteer Opportunities
(Get involved in protecting the environment...)

Water, Garbage & Recycling
(Tire disposal, Harmful waste, Sewer service...)