Wells and Sewage System Permits are mandated and regulated by the Jackson County Health Department Environmental Health Division. Any new systems or repairs/replacements must involve our department. Visit the following pages for additional information.
Raw land evaluation is a general soil evaluation test and is typically done for a real estate transaction to make sure the land will perc. If a raw land evaluation is completed and a well and/or septic is desired a well and/or soil evaluation will still be required.
Check with your township before applying for a well or soil evaluation to make sure a municipal system is not available
Check with your township before applying for a well or septic permit to make sure a municipal system is not available.
Occasionally questions arise regarding interpretation of sanitary code language. When needed to help clarify the language or sets policy on how certain situations will be handled, guideline statements will be developed and added to this listing.