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Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS)

Septic Tanks

Reference Number: MTAS-249
Reviewed Date: 07/06/2021

Subsurface sewage disposal systems are regulated by the state, with local (county) health officials responsible for enforcement. No proposed subdivision shall be approved locally or by another agency authorized to approve subdivisions until the plans for such subdivisions have been approved by the Department of Environment and Conservation. T.C.A. §§ 68-221-401, et seq.