Notice of Change/Withdrawal

Division of Environmental Health
64E-6.012: Standards for the Construction, Operation, and Maintenance of Aerobic Treatment Units
Notice is hereby given that the following changes have been made to the proposed rule in accordance with subparagraph 120.54(3)(d)1., F.S., published in Vol. 35 No. 50, December 18, 2009 issue of the Florida Administrative Weekly.

64E-6.012 Standards for the Construction, Operation, and Maintenance of Aerobic Treatment Units.

When aerobic treatment units are used for treating domestic and commercial sewage waste, each unit shall be installed, operated and maintained in conformance with the following provisions:

(1) through (3) No change.

(4) No aerobic treatment unit shall be serviced or repaired by a person or entity engaged in an aerobic treatment unit maintenance service until the service entity has obtained an annual written permit issued on Form DH 4013 from the DOH county health department in the county where the service company is located. Each service entity shall employ at least one plumbing contractor licensed under Section 489.105(3)(m), F.S., septic tank contractor registered under Part III of chapter 489, FS, or a state-licensed wastewater treatment plant operator, who is responsible for maintenance and repair of all systems under contract. Application for a Maintenance Service Permit, Form DH 4066, 02/10 01/92, herein incorporated by reference, shall be made to the DOH county health department and shall contain the following information:

(a) through (c) No change.

(5) No change.

(6) All materials incorporated herein may be obtained from the Bureau of Onsite Sewage Programs at or 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A08, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1713.

Rulemaking Authority 381.0065(3)(a), 489.553(3) FS. Law Implemented 381.0065, Part I 386 FS. History–New 3-17-92, Amended 1-3-95, Formerly 10D-6.0541, Amended 11-19-97, 4-21-02, 06-18-03, 11-26-06, 6-25-09,________.