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Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)


Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Membership

The committee consists of 13 members representing academia, sewage treatment system manufacturers, private contractors (installers, service providers, and designers), public health professionals, soil scientists, engineers, the Ohio Township Association and the director's designee from ODH.  Members are appointed by the Governor, President of the Senate, or Speaker of the House of Representatives and serve three year terms.  

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Members 

Application Review

Application for Ohio Revised Code 3718.04 Review

Manufacturers seeking statewide approval of a sewage treatment system or components must submit an application for O.R.C. 3718.04 Review. 

Application Materials for O.R.C. 3718.04 Review

5 Year Product Renewal

Sewage Treatment Systems Technical Advisory Committee 5 Year Product Renewal Process

In the Ohio Administrate Code 3701-29-13 outlines the 5 year product renewal cycle.  Enclosed is the Renewal Application  process, with the memo and instructions that were sent to manufacturers in November 2019 of when product review date were due.

Due to Covid 19, information on the updated 5 year product review can be found on the memo detailing updates to the 5-year product renewal process created by House Bill 404

Meetings and Minutes

TAC Meeting Agenda       

TAC meetings are open to the public and are scheduled as needed for the review of applications for systems or components.  Meetings are usually held on the second Tuesday of each month.  When scheduled, the agenda for the TAC meeting and location is available at the following link:

TAC 2022 Minutes

TAC Yearly Minutes

TAC Annual Reports

ORC Section 3718.03 (G) requires the chairperson of the committee to prepare and submit an annual report concerning the activities of the committee to the general assembly.  The report shall discuss the number of applications submitted under Section 3718.04 of the ORC for the approval of a new sewage treatment system or a component of a system, the number of such systems and components that were approved, and any information that the committee or chairperson considers beneficial to the general assembly.