This department issues septic permits for all residential and commercial property where septic systems are required. Repair permits and add-on permits for existing systems are also issued by this office. A septic permit is required before a building permit can be issued.
In addition, this office inspects restaurants, tourist establishments, public swimming pools and spas, performs water samples for individual water supplies, rabies investigations, and complaint investigations.
Please visit the following link for a more detailed description of Georgia Environmental Health programs.