Request a Septic Inspection

Submission Deadline: Friday, December 132019 by 4:00 p.m.

The Process

  1. First Inspection
    • Initial site inspection; conducted prior to approval of application
  2. Subgrade (if required)
    • A site preparation inspection may be required if system is to be built on clay soils or bedrock
    • Fee of $178 (if conducted by OSSO)
  3. Second Inspection
    • Once system is built with components in place and prior to backfill, an inspector must visit the site
    • The following supporting documents are required upon submission of inspection request:
      • As-built drawing and components
      • Engineer’s report (if designed by Engineer)
      • Grain size analysis and weigh bills
  4. Third Inspection
    • Prior to issuance of Certificate, final inspection is required
    • Inspector to ensure that all components are in full working order and backfill has been properly graded

Submission Requirements

  1. First Inspection
    • No forms required - part of formal review process
  2. Subgrade (if required)
    • Completed inspection request form indicating ‘Subgrade’
  3. Second Inspection
    • Completed inspection request form indicating ‘Installation Inspection’
    • Supporting documents, including:
      • As-built drawings/components
      • Engineer’s report (if Engineered)
      • Grain size analysis and weigh bills
  4. Third Inspection
    • Completed inspection request form indicating ‘Final Grade Inspection’
  5. Fee payment at time of submission (if required)

Things to Know

Fee
included in application fee (subgrade and re-inspection fees may apply)

Turnaround time
3 to 5 business days, not including day of receipt

Electronic submission
inspection request forms can be submitted in-person or electronically along with any/all required supporting documents

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