Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems (SSTS)

  1. Apply for a Permit
  2.  Inspections
  3. Operating Permits
  4. Forms & Resources

A septic permit is required in Washington County when:

  • Installing new septic tanks and/or soil treatment areas
  • All repair and modifications of existing systems and components.
  • Changes in the facility served by the system may trigger a permit. Contact Public Health at 651-430-6655 or via email.

Complete a septic application using the online permitting portal. (Not compatible with Internet Explorer)