It is a requirement of the Sanitary Code of Bay County, Michigan that you register your company with the Environmental Health Division of the Bay County Health Department in order to allow you to build or install septic systems in Bay County. Section 6-14 of the Sanitary Code of Bay County, Michigan states:
(TESTING STARTED JANUARY 1, 2005)
No person shall engage in the business of installing sewage disposal systems or any part thereof within the County of Bay, without first registering with the Bay County Health Department. Registration shall be valid for 3 years, including the calender year in which the license is issued, and shall expire on December 31. All applicants shall complete a written examination proctored by a representative of the Bay County Health Department Environmental Health Division. Upon satisfactory completion of the written examination, the results will be reviewed and incorrect responses shall be reviewed with the applicant. A minimum score of 70% must be achieved to satisfactorily complete the written examination. A $50.00 test fee, made payable to the Bay County Health Department, shall be submitted at the time that the test application is submitted.