Florida Pesticide License:
Limited Lawn & Ornamental

The Florida Limited Lawn & Ornamental License, also known as the "Limited L&O License", is available only to employees on private property (in-house maintenance crews) and employees of government agencies who make pesticide applications to the turf and ornamental areas of the property.

See complete details for the Limited Lawn and Ornamental Application linked to the right application above).

The Florida Limited Lawn & Ornamental License Exam requires a passing grade (75%). This certification must be renewed every 4 years either by testing or with 4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Contact the Extension Office in your county to determine if they offer Exam Prep Classes for this license; or check the Calendar of Events for upcoming training in the Hillsborough County area.

Costs

Exam

$150

License

Free

Renewal

$25 (if recertifing with CEUs; $150 if recertifying by reexamination)

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Renewal Information

The Renewal period is 4 years. 4 total Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are needed for renewal. Any combination of Limited Lawn & Ornamental CEUs and CORE CEUs is acceptable.

Note: 1 CEU equals 50 minutes of classroom time.

This is a State of Florida certification issued by the Bureau of Entomology & Pest Control (BEPC), a division of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS). If you need more information or have a problem, call the Bureau at 850-921-4177, 8:00am-5:00pm Monday through Friday.

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Helpful Publications

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Study Manual Information

These test study manuals are available from the IFAS Bookstore in Gainesville, either by orderingonline or by calling 1-800-226-1764. If you order with a credit card, you should receive the books within 4-5 business days.

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