Thursday, November 18, 2010

Florida legislature delays effective date of septic tank law

Yesterday the Florida legislature approved a six month delay in the controversial septic tank law that was to take effect on January 1, 2011.  That law would have required that homeowners with septic tanks pay for a septic tank inspection every five years at an estimated inspection cost of $500.00.  This law is intended to improve the water quality of natural springs and waterways and it's possible that the it will be repealed entirely next year. Additional info.

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