Public Works Lakes Management

Our Mission:

  1. To promote and maintain the highest quality of Maitland’s 21 lakes, canals and waterways.

  2. To monitor and manage the aquatic plants in the lakes and canals to promote a healthy aquatic habitat while maintaining recreational uses of the lakes.

  3. To monitor the water quality of the lakes to document the improving health of the aquatic environment and to direct needed improvements.

  4. To implement the Stormwater & Lakes Management Plan to continue to improve the health and quality of the lakes.

  5. To provide information to the Public and City administration on topics relating to the lakes including water quality, shoreline management, waterfront structures and construction impacts.

Maitland Lakes
          Map of Maitland Lakes 

Shoreline Management Permitting
          Native Plants for Shoreline Revegetation
          Invasive Aquatic Plants 
          Shoreline Alteration Ordinance
         FWC Aquatic Plant Management Permit Application 

Waterfront Structure Permitting
          Waterfront Structure Ordinance

Water Quality
          Summary of Lake Characteristics and Water Quality [PDF]
          Stormwater & Lakes Management Plan – 2016 Update [PDF]
          Maitland Fertilizer Ordinance-Lakefront application
          Orange County Lawn Fertilizer Flier [PDF]  
            Orange County Help Prevent Water Pollution Flier [PDF]
          Orange County Fertilizer Ordinance  [PDF]  

Boating & Recreation
          Map of Chain of Lakes [PDF]  
          Boat Pass Fee Information [PDF] 
          Locations to Purchase Boat Passes  [PDF] 
          State boating Regulations

County & State Information
          Florida Friends & Neighborhoods
          Frequently Asked Questions & Answers