Environmental Health Contractor Certification

All returning Septic Tank Installer, Pumper and Company renewals were due by February 28, 2020. If you did not renew, you are non-certified and working illegally. Legal action can be taken.

Renewal requirements:

  • Return of Download this pdf file.company application  renewal application (mailed in early January).
  • Continuing education (Installers = 8 hrs; Pumpers = 6 hrs).
  • Company fee payment (pay online below and include the $100 late fee).
    • County pumper permit must be current for all pumping companies.

    Company Certification Payment Amounts Due
    $100 Late Fee after 2/28/20

    * If renewing and paying anytime after 2/28/20 and you don't include the late fee, your certification will not be processed. *

    Certification Fee
    Installer OR 
    Septic Tank Pumper
    $400 New
    $500 Late Renewal
    Installer AND Septic Tank/
    Portable Sanitation Pumper
    $800 New
    $900 Late Renewal
    Septic Tank AND Portable
    Sanitation Pumper
    $400 New
    $500 Late Renewal
    Portable Sanitation
    Pumper ONLY
    $300 New
    $400 Late Renewal

    Mail a check or money order (made out to GA DPH, Env Health) to:
    Env Health, 2 Peachtree St NW, 13th Floor; Atlanta, GA 30303. 

    Please call us at 404-657-6534 or email: environmentalhealth@dph.ga.gov if you have any questions. 


    Contact Environmental Health

    Frequently Asked Questions

    For COVID-19 related complaints about restaurants or pools, contact the County Environmental Health Office.

    COVID-19 Guidance for Pools, Download this pdf file.Water Parks Download this pdf file.Restaurants, Download this pdf file.Tourist Accommodations , and Download this pdf file.Body Art Studios .

    For complaints, services, inspections, exams, records, or other locally-related questions, contact your County Environmental Health Office ( Download this pdf file.download pdf  or view as webpage).

    COVID Hotline: (844) 442-2681

    After Hours Public Health Emergencies

    1-866-PUB-HLTH (782-4584)

    State Office: 404-657-6534

    Email: environmentalhealth@dph.ga.gov