How does the proposed increased fees apply to septic owners, system cleaners, and installers?
  • Septic owners: The proposed fees would affect existing septic owners if they have to install a new system, repair an existing system, sell their home and/or add a bedroom to their home. Under the proposed regulations, all new systems would have to be in compliance.

  • System cleaners: The proposed fee associated with system cleaners will be increased from $25 to $50. This proposed fee adjustment is to reflect administrative costs associated with review and processing the application.

  • System installers: The proposed fee associated with system installers will be increased from $25 to $50. This proposed fee adjustment is to reflect administrative costs associated with review and processing the application.

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1. How does the proposed increased fees apply to septic owners, system cleaners, and installers?
2. How do I obtain a Use Permit?
3. Why did I receive a letter regarding the proposed On-site Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS)?
4. What else is being changed by the proposed regulation?
5. Who is required to obtain a Use Permit?
6. What circumstances require a Use Permit?
7. What are the next steps after I submit the Use Permit Application?
8. How do I find a certified inspector?
9. Who does the inspection and what does the certified inspector look for?
10. What if the certified inspector identifies a problem with the On-site Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS)?
11. What if the certified inspector determines the On-site Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS) is malfunctioning?
12. What does a Use Permit cost?