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How to obtain a septic tank permit in Palm Beach County Florida
If you want to install a new septic tank in Palm Beach, you will need to first obtain a permit from the DOH-Environmental Health Palm Beach County.
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The steps for obtaining a new septic tank permit in Palm Beach (Florida) are as follows:
- Submit an application
Download the application form, fill it, and then submit it. The instructions about how to fill it are included in the form.
- Step 2 – Submit a site plan
Along with your application, you must submit a floor plan and a building plan.
Step 3 – Pay the application fee
A new septic tank permit in Palm Beach County is not free. You will have to pay a fee for it.
Generally, a soil inspection is needed before a new permit is issued. You can have the staff of your local health department inspect the soil conditions around the septic tank site. Of course, you will have to pay a fee for this. The other option is to hire a third-party for this purpose. Keep in mind that only a Florida-licensed engineer, a licensed septic tank contractor, a Florida-licensed soil scientist, or a certified person is eligible to the site inspection.