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On-Site Sewage Facilities
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WCCHD Environmental Health Services regulates On-Site Sewage Facilities (a.k.a. septic tanks) located within Williamson County, with the exception of those areas that are located within the City of Austin.
|Environmental Health Services
303 Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626
512-943-3620 - Main
512-930-3110 - Fax
Open records requests, inspection reports, design revisions, or maintenance contracts may be emailed or mailed/faxed to the address above.
Does My Property Require an On-Site Sewage Facility?
|How to Apply for a Permit
An application is required for to modify an existing (i.e. repair or enlarge) or to install a new OSSF. Please review the application instructions below.
Effective January 13, 2017 - OSSF owners and operators may submit a variance to the WCCHD OSSF Order Section 10.E.5.(a)
[Application for Variance to Automatic Shutdown Provision For Aerobic Treatment Units]
Related Permitting Requirements:
- Residences and recreational vehicles without sewer systems will need an On-Site Sewage Facility (OSSF). A permit is required to construct, install, alter, extend or repair an OSSF.
- Regardless of acreage, all tracts of land must be permitted and connected to an approved OSSF or authorized wastewater disposal system.
- The County Engineers Office requires permits for flood plain and culverts/ driveways.
- Permits and inspections of water connections for the slab and appropriate backflow prevention devices are required from the water provider.