Homeowner Information - Septic Systems

There are several steps to "Follow" when you are repairing or replacing an existing septic system or installing a new one.  "Following the Trail of Title V" is where to begin.

What happens when Following the Trail of Title V:

  • A Perc test will be conducted.
  • A Design Engineer will draw up a plan.
  • An engineered plan will go out for review.
  • The Board of Health will also review the above information.
  • A licensed/permitted Septic Installer will install the septic system.
  • A bottom hole for the leaching area will be dug and inspected.
  • A final inspection will be done.
  • A Certificate of Compliance will be released when the as-built is approved by the Board of Health.
  • Septic Systems "Where to Begin" (Start to finish when a system is in failure and needs to be replaced)
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