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Local Boards of Health are responsible for the inspection, permitting, design, enforcement, witnessing of inspections,  and general oversight of decentralized, private and public septic systems. Please click on the appropriate links and resources for more information.

Click here to apply for permits and/or create a user account. 

Click here to view instructions for completing the online application process.

Local Board of Health Regulation for Title 5                       

310 CMR 15.000: DEP Title 5 regulations

Local Well Regulations

Well Setback Reference Sheet                                      

Resource List of Engineers/Installers/Inspectors

Septic Installer Sign-Off Form (Required to be completed by Licensed Installers)