Normal order of procedures for new or replacement of septic system

  1. contact Contractor or Sanitarian's Office to determine proper location for absorption field.

  2. contact registered professional engineer regarding percolation testing if applicable.

  3. present percolation test results and other information, (number of bedrooms, toilets, sinks, bathtubs, shower, etc.), or reconstruction details to Sanitarian's Office for sizing of system.

  4. complete application and purchase septic system construction permit ($150.00), or other applicable permit, at Sanitarian's Office.

  5. notify Sanitarian's Office of time of beginning construction or reconstruction (24 hrs. is appreciated if possible), and of time when system will be ready for inspection. (2 hr. minimum notice required).