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Abandonment Permit for Onsite Sewage System

Initial Contact: Health Department (Septic)

Application Form:

Abandonment Permit for Onsite Sewage System

Public Meeting:

Not applicable

Fee:

$60

Telephone Number: 260-449-7695

Issued To:

Those needing to abandon a septic system as part of connecting a property to public sewer or demolishing a structure which was connected to the system

Procedure:

Prior to the abandonment of an onsite sewage system when a structure is being connected to a public sewer or demolished, the Department of Health requires an application for an abandonment permit. This permit is not required when the abandonment is in conjunction with the replacement of an onsite sewage system for the same structure. Once the permit is issued the abandonment may take place. Inspections occur upon request at the completion of the process.