Broward County adopted a cooling tower water use efficiency ordinance in 2012. A cooling tower is a unit that recirculates water in order to cool down the interior of a building.
The cooling tower requirements can be found in Broward County Code of Ordinance
Chapter 34, Article VII Cooling Tower Water Use Efficiency. Property owners shall obtain a cooling tower license to operate a new cooling tower including tower replacement after May 31st, 2012. Licenses shall be renewed annually on or before March 31st each year.
Cooling Tower County Regulation
Cooling Tower License Application (PDF 135KB)
Cooling Tower License Application - Renewal (PDF 147KB)