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Onsite Sewage Disposal System

Commonly referred to as septic tanks, these systems provide a viable wastewater treatment and disposal option for residential and commercial applications when central sewerage service is not available.

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All proposed new installations, repairs, modifications and approvals of existing systems require a permit from the Holmes County Health Department.

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Forms* You Will Need

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Site Plan

In addition to the above mentioned forms, you will also need a floor plan of the dwelling you plan to connect to the septic system and a legal description of the property where the septic system will be installed.


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New Installation Permit


Repair Permit


Modification Permit


Existing System Approval Permit


Abandonment Permit


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Regulatory Code

Chapter 64E-6* Florida Administrative Code

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Other Links

Bureau of Onsite Sewage Programs, Tallahassee Headquarters Link (Opens in a new window) Bureau of Onsite Sewage Programs, Tallahassee Headquarters

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Contact Information

  • (850) 547-8500 Ext. 2.
  • Applications for permits are made at the Holmes County Health Department located at 603 Scenic Circle, Bonifay, FL 32425

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* These documents are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.  If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed it may be downloaded free from Adobe.