Septic and Wells Permits & Fees


Disposal Works Installers and Septic Haulers permits expire December 31.

Information on Title V and Septic System Regulations.
Permit Fee Information
Conservation Commission Review Form As of January 1, 2011, the Northampton Board of Health will not issue septic system permits until we are provided with evidence, by signature of the Conservation Commission staff member, that the Conservation Commission has reviewed the plan. 
Disposal Works Construction Permit  New and Repair:$150 (One revision and re-review free)
Additional re-reviews: $50 per review
As of January 1, 2011, the Northampton Board of Health will not issue septic system permits or schedule to witness a percolation test until we are provided with a copy of a Trench Permit. Trench permits are obtained through the Department of Public Works.
Disposal Works Installer 
Requires Workers' Compensation Affidavit
$75            Expires December 31
Re-review of Approved Plan  
$150 
Percolation Test Witness Up to 3 hours: $200
Additional hours: $75 per hour 
Private Well - Irrigation or Drinking   $50 
Septic Hauler / Offal Transport 
Requires Workers' Compensation Affidavit
$75             Expires December 31
System Installation Re-inspection
$150