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Interoffice Memoranda

Contact the Onsite Sewage Program

  • 850-245-4250
  • Fax

    850-487-0864
  • Mailing Address

    Bureau of Environmental Health, Onsite Programs

    4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-08

    Tallahassee, FL 32399-1710

The following Onsite Sewage Program memos are organized by date of issue.  These memos contain direction for staff working with onsite sewage treatment and disposal system installations and repairs.  Unless otherwise noted, all materials are in the Portable Document Format (PDF) and are less than 5 mb in size.

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September 30, 2013 DCEH-010

memo13-010 Existing Onsite Sewage System Decision Trees - 64E-6.001(4), FAC

August 15, 2013 Onsite Sewage Programs - Amendments

Onsite Sewage Programs - Amendments to Chapter 64E-6, Florida Administrative Code, Effective July 16, 2013

July 10, 2013DCEH 13-005

Implementation of 2013 Legislation - HB 2690

July 3, 2013 DCEH13-004

Implementation of 2013 Legislation - Florida Keys

March 13, 2013 DCEH 13-003

Maintenance Entities for Aerobic Treatment Units and Performance Based Treatment Systems

January 18, 2013DCEH 13-001

Alternative Drainfield Product and Low Pressure Dosing Requirement

December 5, 2012HSES 12-009

OSTDS Variance Committee Meetings

October 5, 2012DCEH 12-008

Commercial Onsite Systems Under Pavement

June 4, 2012HSES 12-007

HB 1263 - Onsite Sewage System Evaluation Program

April 30, 2012HSES 12-006

Implementing HB 1263 Onsite Sewage Program Provisions

March 30, 2012HSES 12-005

Guidance on Permitting and Inspections of OSTDS Repairs That Use Alternative Repair Methods

March 29, 2012HSES 12-004

Interagency Coordination Regarding Regulated Establishments DOH/ DBPR / DACS/ APD / AHCA / DCF

February 29, 2012HSES 12-003

Maintenance and Repair of ATU Systems and PBTS

February 27, 2012HSES 12-002

Guidance for DEP/DOH Agreement

February 2, 2012HSES 12-001

Interagency Coordination with DOH/DEP/DACS for the Onsite Wastewater and Onsite Water Systems for Small Farms & Alternative Enterprises

November 17, 2011HSES 11-007

OSTDS Variance Committee Meetings

September 30, 2011HSES 11-006

2011 Update to Surface Water Boundary Determinations

June 15, 2011HSES 11-004

OSTDS Variance Committee Meetings

May 11, 2011HSES 11-003

Interagency Coordination Regarding Regulated Establishments DOH / DBPR / DACS / APD / AHCA / DCF

January 28, 2011HSES 11-002

ANSI/NSF Standard 40, Class I, Aerobic Treatment Unit (new/updated listing)

January 27, 2011HSES 11-001

2011 Onsite Sewage Program Evaluations

November 30, 2010HSES 10-013

OSTDS Variance Committee Meetings

October 8, 2010HSES 10-012

Update to Applicable Sections of the environmental Health Manual 150-4 and Standardization Tools

September 21, 2010HSES 10-011

Updates to the Accelerated Certification Training

August 9, 2010HSES 10-010

2010 Septic Tank Contractor Registration Renewals

July 21, 2010HSES 10-009

ANSI/NSF Standard 40, Class I, Aerobic Treatment Unit (new listing)

July 14, 2010HSES 10-008

ANSI/NSF Standard 40, Class I, Aerobic Treatment Unit (new listing)

June 30, 2010HSES 10-007

Implementation of Ch. 2010-205 (SB 550) – Florida Keys

June 23, 2010HSES 10-006

Inspection Procedures for ATUs and PBTS

June 11, 2010HSES 10-005

Surface Water Boundary Determinations

May 27, 2010HSES 10-004

Onsite Sewage Program On-The-Job Trainings Required Prior to Taking the Accelerated Certification Class

April 23, 2010HSES 10-003

Exemption from public record disclosure

March 30, 2010HSES 10-002

Tanks in Traffic Areas

February 16, 2010HSES 10-001

Review of Performance-Based Treatment System Applications

December 24, 2009HSES 09-012

Implementation of Amended Rule 64E-6.003, Florida Administrative Code

December 10, 2009HSES 09-011

OSTDS Variance Committee Meetings

October 30, 2009HSES 09-010

Site Plan Requirements

August 28, 2009HSES 09-009

Tracking of OSTDS Managed Systems

August 24, 2009HSES 09-008

Site Plan Requirements

August 10, 2009HSES 09-007

2009 Septic Tank Contractor Registration Renewals

June 19, 2009HSES 09-006

Surface water boundary documentation

April 7, 2009HSES 09-004

OSTDS Sizing for AHCA and APD-Licensed Group Care Facilities.

March 27, 2009HSES 09-005

Approval to Cut Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. ARC-24 Plastic Leaching Chamber

February 25, 2009HSES 09-003

Permitting Evapotranspiration/Vegetated Submerged Bed

February 13, 2009HSES 09-002

Renewal of Septic Tank Contracting Certificates of Authorization

February 10, 2009HSES 09-001

Onsite Sewage Program Evaluations 2009

August 11, 2008HSES 08-004

Alternative Drainfield Approval-Ring Industrial Group, EZflow 1003-Geo, EZflow 1203-Geo

May 20, 2008HSES 08-005/HSEC 08-08

Sanitary Facilities at Temporary Events

April 24, 2008HSES 08-003

Maintenance and Monitoring Performance Based Treatment Systems

January 17, 2008HSES 08-001

Onsite Sewage Program Evaluations 2008

January 17, 2008HSES 08-002

RE-HOST vs. Carmody Database

December 10, 2007HSES 07-013

Alternative Drainfield Approval-PSA Inc., ARC 24 Plastic Leaching Chamber

November 19, 2007HSES 07-012

OSTDS Variance Committee Meetings

October 24, 2007HSES 07-011

ANSI/NSF Standard 40, Class I, Aerobic Treatment Unit (new listing)

October 8, 2007HSES 07-010

Existing System Evaluations

September 10, 2007HSES 07-009

Amended Chapter 64E-6.030, Fees

August 10, 2007HSES 07-008

2007 Septic Tank Contractor Registration Renewals

June 29, 2007HSES 07-007

Coastal Construction Control Line and OSTDS installation

April 2, 2007HSES 07-006

ANSI/NSF Standard 40, Class I, Aerobic Treatment Unit (new listing)

March 26, 2007HSES 07-005

Interagency Coordination Regarding Regulated Food Establishments DOH/ DBPR / DACS

March 15, 2007HSES 07-004

Tank Baffle Defects

February 15, 2007HSES 07-002

Renewal of Septic Tank Contracting Certificates of Authorization

February 1, 2007HSES 07-003

Maintain the Drain - Video Public Service Announcements

January 24, 2007HSES 07-001

Onsite Sewage Program Evaluations 2007