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Septic Systems

Septic Permitting

  •  352-438-2417
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    Mailing Address

    2710 E. Silver Springs Blvd. 

    Ocala, FL 34470 

     

Septic systems are a safe and effective means of wastewater disposal. Properly designed, constructed and maintained systems protect Florida’s groundwater.

The Department issues permits to build, repair or modify septic systems. Staff also inspect private sewage treatment plants at campgrounds, retreat centers, mobile home parks and other facilities. The Department licenses and regulates septic contractors, pump truck companies, lime stabilization facilities, and septic tank manufacturers.

Contractors can apply for septic permits the Marion County Growth Services office, 2710 E. Silver Springs Blvd. in Ocala. Permitting services are available from 8 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and 1:30–4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call the septic permitting office at 352-438-2417 for information.

You can get information on septic permits and contractors at the Department’s Inspection Reports and Data page. The page includes information on:

Onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems permits issued

Onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems construction approvals

Onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems final approvals

Septic tank contractors

Septic tank contractor enforcements

For more information visit the Department’s Onsite Sewage page.