We help you keep it clean.
What is a septic system?
A tank and drain field treats what you flush or send down drains.
A maintained septic system keeps you and the environment healthy and helps:
- Reduce the risk of people getting sick from untreated sewage.
- Reduce the risk of contaminating groundwater and surface water.
- Save you money and extend the life of your system.
Our role is to:
- Educate property owners to make sure their septic system gets proper maintenance.
- Work with septic system professionals to approve system location and installation.
How can we help?
- Find the status of your application.
- Look up a septic system record.
- Prepare to sell a property. (Report of System Status)
- Install, change or repair a system. (On-Site Sewage System Application Process)
- Find information on maintaining my septic system. (Septic System Operation & Maintenance)
- Look up inspection and pumping reports for a property (Septic System Inspections)
- Report an Extended Maintenance and Minor Repair Notification or call (253) 798-3811.
- File a complaint about a Pierce County Septic Service Company or individual.
- Learn more about Pierce County's Exempt Well Requirements.
What are the regulations?
- Environmental Health Code, Chapter 1, General Provisions
- Environmental Health Code, Chapter 2, On-Site Sewage
- Appeals Process of Orders and Decisions of the Health Officer
Fee schedule and other resources
- On-Site Sewage Fee Schedule
- Installation Firms
- Designers & Engineers
- Certified Septic System Service Companies
- On-site Sewage Management Plan for Pierce County
Have questions? We have answers!
Contact us at email@example.com or (253) 798-6470.