Residential wastewater permits are required for some new and existing residential homes. The questions below will guide you to the correct permit page to begin your permit application process.
Applying for a Wastewater Permit
1. Are you connected to a public water and sewer system? (Do you receive a utility bill?)
No wastewater permit required.
Proceed to question #2.
2. Are you building a new home?
Continue to question #3.
3. Are you changing the use of an existing structure? (e.g., daycare, business, residential care)
Refer to Commercial Permits.
Proceed to question #4.
4. Are you connecting to an existing septic system?
Proceed to question #5.
5. Are you building a new structure?
Please contact our Wastewater Information Specialist so that we can better assess your needs.
Will there be an increase in the total number of bedrooms?
*The Wastewater Residential Permit application is used for septic applications related to residential developments. This includes obtaining a wastewater system permit for new construction, reconnecting to an existing wastewater system, modifying an existing wastewater system or modifying an existing wastewater permit.
*The Accessory Structure Permit application is used to verify the septic location for an accessory structure that does not involve any changes to plumbing. Examples of accessory structures include pools/spas, garages/carports, decks/porches, gazebos, patios, utility trenching, irrigation lines and non-bedroom additions.