Onsite Sewage Programs
Commonly referred to as septic tanks, these systems provide a viable wastewater treatment and disposal options for residential and commercial applications when central sewerage service is not available. All proposed new installations, repairs, modifications and approvals of existing systems require a permit from the Florida Department of Health in Union County. Applications are available in the Environmental Health office located at 495 E Main Street, Lake Butler, FL.You may pick up a packet and fill out the required information and bring back to the Health Department with the Zoning Packet, Floor Plan and Legal Description.
New Permits: $400.00
Modification Permits: $345.00
Repair Permits: $350.00
Existing Permits: $35.00Abandonment Permits: $50.00
The above site contains information and links as well as application forms pertaining to the Florida Department of Health's Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Program. You will also find a link to Chapter 64E-6, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.).Web Soil Survey