Pinellas County – Landscape BMP (English and Spanish Classes)

About Pinellas County / Public Works Academy Landscape BMP

You may register and pay for the Pinellas County Landscape BMP training classes by visiting eventbrite.

Both English & Spanish classes are offered on the same day at the same location. However, the Spanish class is taught at 8 am and the English class is taught at 11 am. – Register here and save your space.

This is the required class for those doing work in the lawn and landscape maintenance industry such as mowing, pruning, and landscape debris management. 

  1. Photo ID is required. Without photo ID you cannot attend the class and will have to pay to re-register.
  2. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to class start. Class will start on time. If you are late you may be turned away and will have to pay to re-register.
  3. Class held at City of Gulfport Neighborhood Center located at
    1617 49th Street South, Gulfport, FL. 33707.

To obtain certification you will need to pass a test. By passing the test, you will be awarded a certificate and wallet card and an affidavit that will be sent to Pinellas County for them to send you the vehicle decal.

If you apply fertilizers then you need to take the GI-BMP class instead of this one. Visit for course listings.

This class is offered at no cost to, Pinellas County Employees, Pinellas County School Board Employees, and Pinellas County Master Gardener Volunteers. Identification must be provided on the day of class to attend this class for free.

If you have questions about this class or the Fertilizer & Landscape Maintenance Ordinance call Pinellas County Watershed Management at 727-464-4425, email, or visit the website at :

This is a basic level course.  A certificate and wallet card will be provided by the Public Works Academy (within a week of successfully completing the class. The vehicle decal will be provided by Pinellas County Division of Environmental Management. A the class you will be presented with and complete a Vehicle Decal Affidavit. This affidavit will be sent to Pinellas County and they will send you the Vehicle Affidavit.

This class is 3 hours in length and costs $35.00

Before continuing, we would like to make you aware of our reservation policies. 

Cancellations – If your class is canceled for any reason you will be notified no less than 24 hours prior to class start. We will make every attempt to reschedule you fora future date or provide a full refund for cancellations made by Pinellas County. 

Payment – We require full payment at time of reservation so be prepared with a credit card to complete this transaction. 

Refunds – Refunds will be made in the event of a class cancellation or if the registrant requests a refund 24 hours prior to the class time. Refunds may take up to 30 days to process. Eventbrite fees are nonrefundable.

The provider of the Pinellas County Landscape BMP (in English and in Spanish) and University of Florida GI-BMP Classes is Tampa Bay Training.