On-Site WasteWater Treatment Facilities (OSWTFS)
Onsite Submittal Packets, Information Sheets and Applications are being revised.
The current documents are still in use. It has been reported that there are some
problems retrieving and printing clear copies of documents from this site. If there
is a problem in printing any document(s), call 602-506-6616 or e-mail
Septicquestions@mail.maricopa.gov and request a clear copy of the document needed.
Maricopa County Environmental Services Department (MCESD), Water & Waste Management Division (WWM)
receives its authority to
administer the Aquifer Protection Permit Program, Type 4 General Permits by delegation from the
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ).
Through this authority, MCESD is responsible for performing:
- Site investigations
- Soil evaluations
- Plan reviews
- Issuance of permits (Construction Authorization-CA)
- Construction inspections
- Issuance of approvals to discharge (Discharge Authorization-DA) for OSWTFs in Maricopa County