Private Sewer Systems

Eligibility

County home owners with individual on-site sewage treatment systems.

Purpose

To prevent non-point source water pollution, ground water contamination, and public health nuisances from raw or partially treated sewage discharge. To help homeowners maintain trouble-free operation and maintenance of their household sewage treatment systems.

Description

The Environmental Health Division completes the following tasks for this program. Designs and/or approves submitted design plans for new or proposed sewage treatment systems on vacant lots. Evaluates property line changes for existing homes and proposed vacant lots. Provides guidance to homeowners that are experiencing problems with their existing sewage treatment systems. Evaluates the need for alteration, repair or replacement of a malfunction sewage treatment system. Inspects all installations of sewage treatment systems and inspects existing sewage treatment systems when requested or required.

Services include

  • Registration of Installers, Service Providers, Septage Haulers, and Land Application Sites

Please contact the Health District at 937-374-5607 or 1-866-858-3588 for a current list of registered installers of household sewage treatment systems

Fee

Yes

Appointment

Required

Site

County-wide

Frequently Asked Questions

Links

Septic Systems 101