§ 34-21A-1 Purpose
§ 34-21A-2 Definitions
§ 34-21A-3 Alabama Onsite Wastewater Board
§ 34-21A-4 Meetings, compensation, expenses of the board
§ 34-21A-5 Officers, executive director, and administration of the board
§ 34-21A-6 Funding and financial administration of the board
§ 34-21A-7 Duties and authority of the board
§ 34-21A-8 Annual report of the board
§ 34-21A-9 Rules and regulations
§ 34-21A-10 Exemptions
§ 34-21A-11 Fees
§ 34-21A-12 Licenses
§ 34-21A-13 Form of application for licenses, examinations, and license renewals
§ 34-21A-14 Eligibility requirements for license application
§ 34-21A-15 Requirements of examination, areas, and levels of qualification
§ 34-21A-16 Bond requirement for licensees
§ 34-21A-17 Applicability of licensing provisions
§ 34-21A-18 Annual renewal of license
§ 34-21A-19 Inactive license
§ 34-21A-20 Replacement licenses
§ 34-21A-21 Revocation and suspension of license
§ 34-21A-22 Complaint and regulation procedures
§ 34-21A-23 Reinstatement of license
§ 34-21A-24 Appeal procedure
§ 34-21A-25 Penalties and sanctions
§ 34-21A-26 Sunset provisions

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 34 > Chapter 21A

  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • board: The Alabama Onsite Wastewater Board. See Alabama Code 19-3-28
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiduciary funds: as used in this article , shall include any sums whatsoever which have come into the hands of such officer and of which he is not the absolute and unqualified owner, including witness fees and other fees or funds to which any person other than himself is entitled. See Alabama Code 19-3-80
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • individual: A human person. See Alabama Code 19-3-28
  • installation: The act of installing a conventional or engineered onsite sewage system. See Alabama Code 19-3-28
  • license: A valid and current certificate of qualification issued by the board which shall give the named person to whom it is issued authority to engage in the specialized area and level of qualification described on the certificate. See Alabama Code 19-3-28
  • licensee: A qualified individual holding a license issued by the board. See Alabama Code 19-3-28
  • manufacturer: Person engaged in the production of septic tanks or receptacle equipment used in onsite sewage systems. See Alabama Code 19-3-28
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • oath: includes affirmation. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • ONSITE SEWAGE SYSTEM: Any system of piping, treatment devices, pumps, alarms, or other facilities or devices that carry or convey, store, treat, or dispose of sewage (human waste) where the system is not connected to a public sewer, including an onsite sewage treatment and disposal system onsite septic system (OSS) as defined by the Alabama Department of Public Health rules. See Alabama Code 19-3-28
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • RESPONSIBLE CHARGE: The person in responsible charge must direct the projects involving the installation or service and repair of an onsite sewage system under Alabama law. See Alabama Code 19-3-28
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • servicing: The act of cleaning, maintaining, or repairing an installed onsite sewage system. See Alabama Code 19-3-28
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608