Septic System Operation & Maintenance

COVID-19 is affecting our work.

Your health and our staff’s health are our top priorities. Many of our staff are responding to the outbreak and others are working remotely to serve your needs. You will likely experience slower-than-normal response times for requests not related to COVID-19.

Because of high application volume and limited staffing, it currently takes us about 15-20 business days to process an RSS. We are in the process of hiring additional staff to meet our goal of 10 business days.

Many of our services are available online.

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Welcome to Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department online Septic System Operation & Maintenance Program ( O & M Program ) From here you can submit a Report of System Status Application for a septic system. To submit this application you must be the legal property owner or have written permission from the legal property owner to act as their representative.

You must also be able to do the following:

  1. Pay fees with a VISA or MasterCard
  2. Have a Certified Septic System Service Company submit an O&M operational evaluation on-line.

In order to submit an on-line application the first thing you will need to do is create an account.

First time users: CREATE AN ACCOUNT

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