Onsite Sewage and Well Application Fees

Effective July 1, 2019

Application Type  Fee 
Construction permit for onsite sewage system only, no OSE/PE documentation $425
Combined well and onsite system construction permit, no OSE/PE documentation $725
Certification letter with OSE/PE documentation,  <= 1,000 gpd $320
Certification letter with OSE/PE documentation, > 1,000 gpd $1,400
Construction permit for only onsite sewage with OSE/PE documentation, <= 1,000 gpd $225
Construction permit for only onsite sewage with OSE/PE documentation, > 1,000 gpd $1,400
Combined well and onsite system construction permit with OSE/PE documentation,  <= 1,000 gpd $525
Combined well and onsite system construction permit with OSE/PE documentation, > 1,000 gpd $1,700
Private well only, with or without OSE/PE documentation $300
New Fee Effective 7/1/19:  Repair permit for a treatment works, < 1,000 gpd without OSE/PE documentation $425
New Fee Effective 7/1/19:  Repair permit for a treatment works,< 1,000 gpd with OSE/PE documentation $225
New Fee Effective 7/1/19:  Repair permit for a treatment works, > 1,000 gpd with OSE/PE documentation $1,400
New Fee Effective 7/1/19:  Voluntary Upgrade for a treatment works, < 1,000 gpd with OSE/PE documentation $225
New Fee Effective 7/1/19:  Voluntary Upgrade for a treatment works, > 1,000 gpd with OSE/PE documentation $1,400
New Fee Effective 7/1/19:  Safe, adequate, and proper evaluation without OSE/PE/Installer/Operator documentation $150
New Fee Effective 7/1/19: Safe, adequate, and proper evaluation with OSE/PE/Installer/Operator documentation $100

Beginning July 11, 2019, applicants seeking evaluation and design services from VDH must submit a petition for VDH services and must meet means testing criteria or the VDH Hardship Guidelines.

Applicants whose family income falls below the Federal Poverty Guidelines are eligible for a fee waiver. Applicants for onsite sewage system repairs or voluntary upgrades whose family income falls below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines will be eligible for a fee waiver.  Contact your local health department for more information about fees.