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Does an Alabama Onsite Wastewater Basic Installer Need a Bond?

A wastewater treatment facility

The Alabama Onsite Wastewater Board, has the responsibility of regulating, licensing, educating and testing of service providers in the industry. The board has oversight of septic system and portable toilet manufacturing, servicing, and installation through the licensing of those that provide onsite wastewater services.

The State of Alabama Administrative Code 420-3-1-.01 thru 420-3-1-.109 defines the regulations process onsite sewage treatment and disposal. The Alabama Onsite Wastewater Board Administrative Code Chapter 628-X-3 provides licensing details. The following is required for the Onsite Wastewater Basic Installer License:

1. Take the required training course.
2. Pass the written (or oral) exam.
3. Complete the license application and payment of the application fee.
4. Complete the US Citizenship/Legal Presence Document.
5. A $15,000 surety bond is required for licensure. The bond will need to be signed and the original submitted to the board.
6. License and bond must be renewed by December 31.

How Much Will This Bond Cost?

The premium that you pay for an Alabama Onsite Wastewater Basic Installer Bond is dependent on credit.

Did You Know?

Any person who provides onsite wastewater services in Alabama must be licensed.

Related Links:

The Groundwater Foundation
Alabama Onsite Wastewater Association
Read our blog, Time to Renew Your Wastewater Service Provider Bond
Read our blog, Surety Bonds for Waste, Water & Septic


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