Enviromental Health & Code Compliance

Phone: (409) 745-1463    

ORANGE COUNTY

11475 FM 1442
Orange, Texas  77630

Office Hours:  Monday through Friday
                          8:00am -  12:00pm
                           1:00pm  - 5:00pm

Joel Ardoin

PERMITTING PROCESS

Health and Safety Code – Chapter 366


Sec. 366.004 Compliance Required

A person may not construct, alter, repair, or extend, or cause to be constructed, altered,repaired, or extended, an on-site sewage disposal system that does not comply with this chapter and applicable rules.

Sec. 366.051 Permits

(a) A person must hold a permit and an approved plan to construct, alter, repair, extended, or operate an on-site sewage    disposal system.

Sec. 366.054 Notice From Installer

An installer may not begin construction, alteration, repair, or extension of an on-site sewage disposal system unless the installer notifies the commission or authorized agent of the date on which the installer plans to begin work on the system.

Sec. 366.055 Inspections

(b) An on-site sewage disposal system may not be used unless it is inspected and approved by the commission or the authorized agent.

Sec. 366.056 Approval of On-Site Sewage Disposal System

(b) If a system is not approved under this section, the on-site sewage disposal system may not be used until all deficiencies are corrected and the system is re-inspected and approved by the commission or authorized agent.

Sec.366.057. Permit Issuance

(b) A permit and approved plan to construct, alter, repair, extend, or operate an on-site sewage disposal system must be issued in the name of the person who owns the system and must identify the specific property location or address for the specific construction, alteration, extension, repair, or operation proposed by the person.

If you have any questions about the above requirements of the Health and Safety Code, please contact this office at the above address or telephone number.

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