Onsite Wastewater Permit (Sewage)

On-Site Wastewater Rules are available from the Cole County Health Department office during normal business hours or by downloading  
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Permit Applications

Permit applications are available from our office during normal business hours, or if you are making an application for an Onsite Sewage Disposal System or repair of an existing system you will need to submit the following items:

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) also has information available on their site about Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems.

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Certified OWTS Installer


A registered installer is required to install an On-site Wastewater Treatment System, to find Registered On-site Wastewater Treatment System Installers (By County, Select on Map) go to the MO Department of Health & Senior Services, On-Site Program installers list at:
http://health.mo.gov/living/environment/onsite/counties/index.php

Soil Evaluation


All permitted On-site Systems require a soil test to determine the suitability of the proposed site to accept and effectively treat sewage. Go to the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services, Registered Soil Evaluators (By County, Select on Map);
http://health.mo.gov/living/environment/onsite/ose/index.php
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