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Can you build a home addition over a septic tank in Florida?
Sunday, March 8, 2020
No, you cannot build a home addition over a septic tank or drainfield according to Florida Administrative Code 64E-6.005(2): "Systems shall not be located under buildings or within 5 feet of building foundations, including pilings for elevated structures.”
Also, see our blog posts How can I locate my septic tank? and Do I have to get a larger septic tank when I build a home addition? and How far away does a well need to be from a septic system in Florida?
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