It is the responsibility of the Agency Clerk to provide an efficient and centralized area for the maintenance of filed documents, and to comply with statutory and rule requirements of the agency. This office maintains final orders and other legal documents; prepares, certifies and transmits records on appeal to appellate courts; and maintains the statutorily mandated subject matter index of final orders for the agency. The office is open from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, with the exception of State recognized holidays or office closures.
Other employees within the Office of the General Counsel may perform the functions of the Agency Clerk upon designation by the Agency Clerk or the General Counsel.
Requests for filings may be submitted by hand delivery, regular mail, email, or fax transmission. Filings will be accepted during business hours; requests received after 5:00 p.m. will be filed on the next regular business day.
Agency Index of Final Orders is maintained in the Office of the General Counsel and can be accessed by contacting the Agency Clerk or the Office of the General Counsel at 850-245-6536.
Pursuant to Rule 28-101.001, Florida Administrative Code, please note: A party who files a document by electronic mail or fax transmission represents that the original physically signed document will be retained by that party for the duration of the proceeding and of any subsequent appeal or subsequent proceeding in that cause, and that the party shall produce it upon the request of other parties.
A party who elects to file a document by electronic mail or fax transmission shall be responsible for any delay, disruption, or interruption of the electronic signals and accepts the full risk that the document may not be properly filed with the agency as a result.
Requests for Variances and Waivers Requests for variances and or waivers should be submitted for filing to the Agency Clerk’s office. Requests must be submitted according to the guidelines outlined in section 120.542, Florida Statutes and Chapter 28-104, F.A.C.