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Septic System Ownership in Georgia

The quality of life and human health is the number one priority of the Division of Public Health in Georgia. As a result, strict guidelines and restrictions are set for the placement, maintenance, and removal of onsite sewage systems in the state.

Licensure Requirements for Septic System Contractors

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The Department of Health in Georgia requires that any business or individual for hire must be certified to install, maintain, pump, repair or design septic systems. The appropriate training, application fee, and testing must be completed before the department will issue certification. The Department also requires that installers re-test every two years and participate in continuing education and periodic review. The Department of Health maintains a list of certified residential contractors by county.

Installing a New Septic System

All new septic tank installations require an application be submitted to the County Health Board in the appropriate county. The application must contain plans, design, and the certified installer's contact information. After the application is approved, the individual may continue with the installation. Before an installation is complete, it must pass a County Health Board's inspection.

How to File a Complaint

Complaints should be sent in writing to the appropriate district detailing the physical address, the complaint, and any other relevant information. Contact information for districts in Georgia can be found here.



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