DHEC Form 1740 "Onsite Wastewater System Application" - South Carolina

What Is DHEC Form 1740?

This is a legal form that was released by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control - a government authority operating within South Carolina. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

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  • Released on April 1, 2020;
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Onsite Wastewater (Septic System)
Application Packet
Onsite Wastewater (Septic System)
Application Packet
Instructions fo r Submitting Onsite
Wastewater Appli cations
Application:
Ø Complete the entire document with required information.
Ø Save as a PDF file.
Ø Obtain a copy of the official plat or deed with the property dimensions from the county Registrar of Deeds
Office.
Ø The property owner or their legal representative must complete the “Property Owner Permission Letter”
section of the application to give DHEC representatives permission to enter the property.
Ø E-mail all documents to the regional Environmental Affairs office for the county where the property is
located.
https://www.scdhec.gov/ea-regional-offices
Ø Once received, office personnel will review all documents for completion. If your application is complete
you will be contacted for payment. If it is determined that your application is incomplete, you will be
contacted to discuss the missing pertinent information.
Payment:
 Please call the office regarding payment of the application fee.
https://www.scdhec.gov/ea-regional-offices
 Debit/credit card payments of $150 plus a $1 convenience fee can be made over the phone.
 Once payment is received, a receipt, and further instructions will be provided via email.
Site Preparation:
(Site and Septic System Location Cards with Instructions on Pages 4 & 5 of the Application.)
 Read and follow the Location Card Instructions.
 Print (on white paper) and post the Site Location Card at the entrance of the property.
 Print (on white paper) and post the Septic Location Card at the proposed location of the system.
 CONTACT THE OFFICE WHEN SITE IS READY FOR A SITE VISIT.
Timeline:
Ø Sites are evaluated on a first come, first serve basis.
Ø If there are time constraints, expedited options are available.
https://www.scdhec.gov/sites/default/files/Library/CR-012372.pdf
Ø If you choose an expedited option, please notify the office with the choice of options.
Ø Please note: Weather conditions may affect processing times as saturated soil conditions will negatively
impact soil evaluations.
Permit Issuance:
 If the site will support a conventional/alternative septic system, a Permit to Construct will be created and
emailed to the applicant. Provide a copy of the Permit to Construct to your septic system installer. A list of
licensed installers can be found here:
https://sc-dhec.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?
id=b1950559a42d4136b5154dced4d90dad
 If it is determined the site will not support a conventional/alternative septic system, a letter providing
instructions and additional options will be emailed to the applicant.
Environmental Affairs Regional Offices
County
Main Office
Phone
Fax
Email
Aiken
Barnwell
BEHS-Aiken-Admin@dhec.sc.gov
Aiken
(803) 642‐1637 (803) 643‐4027
Edgefield
Saluda
BEHS-Anderson-Admin@dhec.sc.gov
Anderson
Anderson
(864) 260-5585 (864) 222-3923
Beaufort
Colleton
BEHS-Beaufort-Admin@dhec.sc.gov
Beaufort
(843) 846-1030 (843) 846-0604
Hampton
Jasper
Berkeley
(843) 953‐0150 (843) 953-0151
BEHS-Charleston-Admin@dhec.sc.gov
Charleston
Charleston
Dorchester
Fairfield
Lexington
BEHS-Columbia-Admin@dhec.sc.gov
Columbia
(803) 896‐0620 (803) 896‐0617
Newberry
Richland
Chesterfield
Darlington
Dillon
BEHS-Florence-Admin@dhec.sc.gov
Florence
(843) 661‐4825 (843) 661‐4858
Florence
Marion
Marlboro
Greenville
BEHS-Greenville-Admin@dhec.sc.gov
Greenville
(864) 372‐3273 (864) 282‐4371
Pickens
Abbeville
Laurens
BEHS-Greenwood-Admin@dhec.sc.gov
Greenwood
(864) 227‐5915 (864) 942‐3680
McCormick
Greenwood
Horry
BEHS-Conway-Admin@dhec.sc.gov
Georgetown
Horry
(843) 915‐8801 (843) 915‐6503
Williamsburg
Chester
Rock Hill
(803) 909-7096 (803) 909-7538
BEHS-RockHill-Admin@dhec.sc.gov
Lancaster
York
Allendale
Bamberg
BEHS-Orangeburg-Admin@dhec.sc.gov
Orangeburg
(803) 533‐5490 (803) 268‐5784
Calhoun
Orangeburg
Cherokee
BEHS-Spartanburg-Admin@dhec.sc.gov
Union
Spartanburg
(864) 596‐3327 (864) 596‐3920
Spartanburg
Clarendon
Kershaw
BEHS-Sumter-Admin@dhec.sc.gov
Sumter
(803) 778‐6548 (803) 934-2938
Lee
Sumter
BEHS-Walhalla-Admin@dhec.sc.gov
Oconee
Walhalla
(864) 638-4185 (864) 638-4186
Septic System
Expedited Permitting Options
Onsite wastewater systems applications are
first come, first
serve
processed on a
basis from the date that you activate your
application. You may expedite your
application using any of these options:
Option 1 - (1-5 Business Days from the date of activation)
Applicant may hire both a Professional Soil Classifier and Licensed
Professional Engineer to evaluate their site and design a system standard
under Regulation 61-56. Visit
www.llr.sc.gov/soil/PDF/SoilRoster.pdf
to find
a Professional Soil Classifier and Licensed Professional Engineer.
Option 2 - (5 - 10 Business Days from the date of activation)
Applicant may hire a Professional Soil Classifier to conduct a soil evaluation
on their site. The applicant will then submit an application and a certified
soil report from the Professional Soil Classifier. The Professional Soil
Classifier will also need to complete DHEC form 3269 - Soil Report
Verification which should be submitted with the application. This form can
be obtained from your local Environmental Affairs office.
Option 3 - (By Appointment)
Applicant may supply backhoe pits at the time of initial visit in areas where
pits are requested frequently. The applicant should schedule a time with an
OSWW inspector for test pit evaluation.
Please:note: Weather conditions may affect processing
times for
Option 2
and
Option 3
as saturated soil
conditions will negatively impact soil evaluations.
Application #:
Onsite Wastewater System Application
Bureau of Environmental Health Services
123 Anywhere Lane
John Doe
I, ________________________________, ____________________________________________________
(Name)
(Mailing Address)
__________________ _________________ ________________
________________________________
Columbia
SC
29200
johndoe@gmail.com
(City/Town)
(State)
(Zip Code)
(Email Address)
(555) 555-5555
(444) 444-4444
Phone No.: _____________________________________
Alternate Phone No.: ________________________________
Mobile
Home
Work
Mobile
Home
Work
hereby make application for a Permit to Construct an Individual Sewage Disposal System to serve a:
House:
Mobile Home:
Other (Specify):
___________________________________________
If in subdivision, give name: ___________________________________________, Lot #:____________
26
Shady Grove Subdivision
Property Address: ______________________________________________ City: ______________________
123 Shady Grove Lane
Columbia
County:_______________________ Tax Map/Property Identification #: _______________________________
Richland
R111111-11-11
Check all that apply:
Public Water:
Well:
Public
Private
Existing
Proposed
Public Sewer Accessible:
If residential establishment, answer following:
Basement:
Full
Partial
None
Plumbing in Basement:
No. Bedrooms: ___________
3
If commercial establishment, answer following:
Number of
Number of
Type of Business: ___________________________
Occupants: __________
Employees: __________
Public
Number of Hours
Other:______________________________________
Restrooms: ________ of Daily Operation: _______
(i.e., seating capacity, meals per day)
Lot Identification and Preparation
In order for your application to be processed, stake the corners of the proposed building and property corners
with distinctive markers. In clear, sealed bags, place the site location card at the front of the property in a
conspicuous location and place the septic location card at the proposed septic location. A legal description (plat,
deed, surveyor site plan, etc.) with dimensions of the property must also be submitted with the application.
Contact the regional EA office to activate your application when the lot has been staked, house site located, and
lot posted. The lot should also be properly prepared by clearing all underbrush, thick vegetation, and any other
features that may inhibit the site evaluation within a 150 ft radius of the proposed septic location.
Please give exact directions to lot: ___________________________________________________________
Take Exit 19 off of I-77. Go west for 2.5 miles, then turn left onto
_________________________________________________________________________________________
Shady Grove Lane. Go 0.5 miles, and the site will be located on the right.
_________________________________________________________________________________________
I understand that the property must be properly prepared for evaluation and that I must confirm property
preparation to activate the application. I also understand a reevaluation fee may be assessed if the above
parameters for lot identification and preparation are not met. I certify to the best of my knowledge that the
information submitted in this document is true and accurate. Permission and authority is hereby granted for
DHEC representatives to enter the above-described property at reasonable hours for the purpose of onsite
wastewater system inspection and/or site evaluation.
Property will be ready for activation/evaluation by DHEC on ________________.
05/25/2020
(Date)
05/20/2020
______________________________
____________________________________________________
(Applicant/Representative Signature)
(Date)
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