Is a permit needed from the JCGHD to install or alter a septic system in Jefferson County?
A permit is needed from the JCGHD prior to the installation or alteration of any septic system in Jefferson County.
If you are planning to construct a new home in Jefferson County, Ohio you must contact the JCGHD for a permit prior to the start of construction of the new home or manufactured home.
Applications for a septic system permit can be received by contacting the Environmental Division of the Jefferson County General Health District at (740) 283-8530. Also, for a copy of the HJDS Rules of the JCGHD or chapter 3701-29 of the HSDS rules of the AOC, contact the Environmental Division at (740) 283-8530.
HOUSEHOLD INSTALLERS: OAC CHAPTER 3701-29 IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW BY CLICKING ONTO THE NEWS BULLETIN TAB.
Local Health Districts and other interested parties:
Rules can be found also at the following website: