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FAQ - Permitting
Contact the Statewide Headquarters of the Onsite Sewage Program
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Water Resource Management
Onsite Sewage Program
2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 3596
Tallahassee, FL 32399
This website has been moved to https://floridadep.gov/water/onsite-sewage/content/onsite-sewage-faq-permitting
Regulatory authority for management of the Onsite Sewage Program (i.e., the septic tank program) has transferred from the Florida Department of Health (DOH) to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Your local CHD will continue to serve all your routine program needs per Interagency Agreement between the DEP and DOH.
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