Existing Private Well and Wastewater (Septic) Systems

Last updated Jul. 01, 2019 - 1:03 pm

This is a procedure for processing residential permits on property that has an existing private well or wastewater (septic) system. This procedure applies to permits to construct:

  • Accessory structures
  • Additions
  • Decks
  • Attached and detached garages
  • Bedroom conversion to heated square footage
  • Geothermal wells
  • Swimming pools

Applications for residential projects should be submitted to the Litchford Satellite Office at 8320 Litchford Road, Suite 130.


Submittal Requirements

Required for Submittal

This project type falls under the Minor Permitting process. Please visit this page for more information on what is needed for this type of project.

  • Permit Application (located at the top of the forms directory in the "Most Popular Selections box).
  • Two copies of a plot plan signed and sealed by a N.C. licensed land surveyor; if the project involves an addition, a plot plan must be drawn to engineering scale and submitted on sheets no larger than 8 1/2 x 14 inches
  • Approved Existing Private Well and Waste Water Systems Form, see prerequisites


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