Septic permits and inspections are handled by the State of Tennessee, Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC). TDEC maintains an office in the Roane County Codes and Zoning Building located at 308 North Third Street, Kingston. To speak with the inspector, please call 865-717-0695. For more information on septic requirements, you can visit the TDEC website at

For your convenience we have included the septic application below.

Septic Application


308 North 3rd Street
Kingston, TN. 37763
Regular office hours: Monday thru Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Phone calls after 4:00 pm must leave a message. Completed permit applications are accepted until 4:00 pm.