Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can a Homeowner apply online, by mail, or in person?
A: Homeowners may apply online at https://citrusbocc.smapply.io/prog/sewer_connection_incentive_program or mail/in-person drop off to:
Citrus County Water Resources Department
3600 W Sovereign Path, Lecanto, FL 34461

Q: If the Homeowner owns multiple Citrus County homes, is there a cap on the grant awards?
A: Grant funds are available for each qualifying Citrus County Home transitioning from Septic Tank to Sewer Connection, at an award of $4,000 per septic transition.

Q: How do Homeowners find their Citrus County Parcel Number?
A: Search by “Owner Name” on https://www.citruspa.org/_web/search/commonsearch.aspx?mode=owner.
For more information, please contact the Citrus County Property Appraiser at (352) 341-6600.

Q: How do Homeowners check a Grant Eligibility Focus Area location?
A: Search by “Owner Name” on the below website
Citrus County Geographic Information Systems Address Look Uplink
https://gis.citrusbocc.com/address-lookup.html

Q: How do Homeowners find a Registered Septic Installer?
A: Search by “Citrus County” on the below website
http://www.floridahealth.gov/statistics-and-data/eh-tracking-and-reporting/septic-tank- contractors.html
For more information, please contact the Environmental Health at Citrus County Department of Health at (352) 527-0068 or email them at webmaster09@flhealth.gov
More information is available at
http://citrus.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/environmental-health/index.html

Q: How do Homeowners find a Licensed Plumber?
A: Search by “Search for a Licensee link” on the below website
https://www.myfloridalicense.com/wl11.asp?mode=0&SID=
Please contact the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation at (850) 487-1395.

Q: Can a business or Non-profit organization apply?
A: Only Homeowners in FDEP residential zoned areas may apply for this grant.

Q: How do Homeowners contact the Citrus County Building Department for a permit?
A: Please reference the below information:
https://www.citrusbocc.com/departments/growth_management/building_division/index.php

Citrus County Building Division
3600 W. Sovereign Path, Suite 111
Lecanto, FL 34461

For more information, please contact the Citrus County Building Division at (352) 527-5310 or email them at permit@citrusbocc.com
Permits are mandatory for the Citrus County Sewer Connection Incentive Program grant reimbursements.

Q: How do Homeowners submit grant documents to the County?
A: Online through SurveyMonkey: https://citrusbocc.smapply.io/prog/sewer_connection_incentive_program
Or by mail/in-person drop off to:
Citrus County Water Resources Department
3600 W Sovereign Path, Lecanto, FL 34461

Q: What happens if Homeowners do not include all the required documents with the grant?
A: The County only considers applications submitted in their entirety. The County will notify the Homeowner of all missing required grant documentation.

Q: How are Homeowners notified of grant awards?
A: The Homeowner will receive a notice of award by email or by phone. Grant funds reimbursement for expenses will be disbursed directly to the Homeowner.

Q: What if the Homeowner has questions about the grant?
A: Please call (352) 527-5207 or email septicgrant@citrusbocc.com