Private Sewage Program

The Department administers and enforces the Private Sewage Disposal Program brought forth by the Illinois Department of Public Health in conjunction with the county ordinance for private sewage disposal. 

All new and renovated private sewage disposal systems require a permit to be issued to the owner and licensed septic installer prior to construction.  Department personnel shall evaluate, approve and inspect the systems.  The Department distributes education materials and provides educational presentations.

Click here for Private Sewage Disposal Permit Application.

Click here for Private Sewage Contractor Registration Application.

Click here to view the Private Sewage Disposal System Ordinance.