LURM issues all Sanitary Permits for the County and inspects all system installations for compliance to State codes. Wastewater carries disease-causing bacteria, infectious viruses, household chemicals and excess nutrients that must be removed. If you are not hooked up to city sewer or a sanitary district, your septic system is your wastewater treatment facility (POWTS - Privately Owned Wastewater Treatment System).
Three Year Septic System Maintenance
State law requires every Private Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (often referred to as a septic system) to be pumped, inspected and reported to the County in which the system is located.
- 3 Year Septic System Reporting and Maintenance History Those licensed to pump systems can report their pumping activity using this program. Individuals can also use this online program to look up the maintenance history of a system.
- A list of licensed Septic Haulers (PDF) that can complete the maintenance and reporting can be found here.
Related County Ordinances
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