Public health Florida Department of Health in Alachua County

Onsite Sewage Treatment & Disposal Systems (OSTDS)

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.


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

Contact Information

Program Supervisor: Todd Harris
Any questions regarding this program may be addressed by calling the main Environmental Health Section phone number: 352-334-7930

Forms You May Need

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Regulatory Code

Chapter 64E-6 Florida Administrative Code

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