When submitting for a repair to an existing Septic/Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS), please provide the following to [email protected]:
- A completed Construction Permit Application
- A site plan with the proposed repairs/scope of work
- If a septic pumpers report has been obtained, provide a copy for review
A site consultation may be scheduled after processing of application and payment of applicable fees. Additional feasibility testing and fees may be applicable (view additional feasibility testing here).
An (As-built) can be obtained to evaluate the existing Septic/OWTS location and design.
The Septic/OWTS permit must be issued prior to start of septic construction. DEH will not begin any work until all the items noted above and payment are received.
NOTE: All applicable fees must be paid in full prior to any services provided by DEH (inspections, plan reviews, approvals, etc.). Additional fees and requirements may apply. Projects/Submittals are reviewed in the order received. A pumpers report may be requested. Please refer to the current DEH Fee Schedule for more information.
Please forward all large/over-sized site-maps and necessary documents to the following:
County of Santa Clara – DEH
RE: (Project number, once assigned)
1555 Berger Drive #300
San Jose, CA 95112