Septic Systems

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Please contact the Health Department for a free consultation or to set up a site visit to start your septic system permit process. All installers need to be IOWPA certified or approved separately by the Warren County Health Department. Links below will allow you to access the application.

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Septic Installation

All installers need to be IOWPA certified or approved separately by the Warren County Health Department.

Septic Permit Fees: 
Septic Residential......................$75.00
Septic Commercial....................$125.00
Septic Repair or Replacement..$75.00

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Septic Failure

To test a possible failure.

Dye Test Fee: $50.00

Dye Test Application

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Soil Testing

All systems must have a valid soil test on file to be eligible for a permit. Soil testing is done by a certified soil scientist.

Local Soil Testing Resources

Residential Onsite Sewage Systems Rule 410 IAC 6-8.3.
Click here to view septic code.

The Environmental Protection Agency launched “SepticSmart” to encourage people to properly care for their septic system.
Click here to view the “SepticSmart” website.