SOURCE:  Department of Commerce and Insurance Tennessee Real Estate News Journal - Spring 2008 (Verified current: 02/21/2017)

Rule 1260-2-.37 Septic System Inspection Letters was added as a new rule. This rule states that a licensee preparing an offer to buy must provide in the offer and make the buyer aware that, for a fee, a septic system inspection letter is available through the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Ground Water Protection.

The Environment & Conservation field office for your area can be reached at:

1-888-891-TDEC (8332)

A map of the service area for each field office, as well as direct contact information, is located here.

Columbia Field Office
1421 Hampshire Pike
Columbia, TN 38401
Phone (931)380-3371
Fax (931)380-3397
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Tennessee REALTORS may supply their clients with RF-710 "Request for Information from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Division of Groundwater Protection." This form can be faxed or e-mailed to the Columbia Field Office, along with a copy of the tax record.


Counties Served

Bedford Coffee Franklin Giles  
Hickman Lawrence Lewis Lincoln  
Marshall Maury Moore Perry