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Septic Systems

The Floyd County Health Department's Onsite Sewage System Program is governed by Rule 410 IAC 6-8.3 and local ordinances.  Our department issues permits and conducts inspections for: 1.) Residential and commercial onsite sewage systems (new construction and repair); 2.) Site approvals (exterior construction i.e. swimming pools, outbuildings, additions, underground utilites, etc; and 3.) Loan approvals (sale of a home).  Please see the FAQ's below for more information about the inspections we conduct and required forms and documents.  If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 812-948-4726, option 2, option 1 , or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 Frequently Asked Questions:

Question: How do I apply for a septic system permit in Floyd County, Indiana?
Answer: Requirements for Obtaining a Septic Permit

Question: How do I get copy of a septic system permit in Floyd County, Indiana?
Answer:Complete & submit a Public Records Request Form

Question: How can I find a registered, soil scientist in Floyd County, Indiana?
Answer: View our listing of Registered Soil Scientists servicing Floyd County Indiana

Question: How can I find a septic installer in Floyd County, Indiana?
Answer: View our listing of Certified Septic Installers servicing Floyd County Indiana

Question: Where can I find a septic system engineer to design my septic system?
Answer: View our listing of Septic System Engineers servicing Floyd County Indiana

Question: How can I become a licensed, septic installer in Floyd County, Indiana?
Answer: View more information about becoming a licensed Septic Installer in Floyd County Indiana

Loan Approvals and Construction Permits:

Question: How do I get a septic system inspection for my home loan application?
Answer: View our Home Loan Septic Inspection Form (pdf)

Question: How do I get a permit for a construction such as a pool, outbuilding, home addition, underground utilities, etc?
Answer: View our site approval permit application for pools, outbuilding, home additions (pdf)

Septic System Documents:

410 IAC 6-8.3 Residential Onsite Sewage Systems Rule (Effective Date 11-19-2012)