Mission Statement

   To protect the health, safety and well-being of the citizens of Hardee County while safeguarding the quality of our land, water, air and help ensure long-term ecological, social and economic benefits; the Mining Department also promotes coordination with other State and Federal agencies to assure timely and quality reclamation through the regulation of the phosphate mining industry.


Contact Information

Mining Department

220 S. 9th Ave
Wauchula, FL 33873


Mining Coordinator
Permitting Specialist



Office Phone (863)773-0136
Fax (863)767-0360



Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.