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SEPTIC PERMIT PROCESS

6 STEPS TO GET A SEPTIC PERMIT IN HARRIS COUNTY

STEP 1:

Ask your general contractor for…

STEP 2:
  • Email Harris County to pull an open records request on the property to get all information that the county has on file. (records@hcpid.org)
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12 STEPS TO GET A SEPTIC PERMIT IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

STEP 1:
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STEP 3:
  • 3 sets of Septic System Design (Designer) (1 original set) -Ask Engineer or Registered Sanitarian. (Here is a [Sample -Septic System Design])
STEP 4:
  • Floor Plans for all residential and commercial buildings -Ask General Contractor. (Here is a [Sample -Floor Plan])

    • (A) Show applicable bedrooms, restrooms, and square footage of structure
    • (B) Signed by property owner
    • (C) Will be returned to applicant when permit is issued
STEP 5:
  • [Disclaimer]  (For ALL systems from Montgomery County Permit Office, notarized)

STEP 6:
  • [Map](hand drawn & written directions from Conroe)

STEP 7:
  • [Affidavit to the Public] for Aerobic Systems

    • (A) Signed by Owner Only, notarized
    • (B) Filed at Montgomery County Clerk’s Office (by owner or applicant)
STEP 8:
  • [Affidavit to the Public] for Aerobic Systems

    • (A) Signed by Owner Only, notarized
    • (B) Filed at Montgomery County Clerk’s Office (by owner or applicant)
STEP 9:
STEP 10:
  •  [Power of Attorney]

    • (A) For signature of Permit Application and Disclaimer, notarized
    • (B) Must be original
STEP 11:
  • Legal Description (plot plan & survey) (Montgomery County Clerk’s Office) (Here is a [Sample -Plot Plan & Survey])

    • (A) Subdivision (recorded plats) (1) Lot, (2) Block, (3) Section
    • -Or- (B) Metes and Bounds: written description (unrecorded plats) from: (1) Deed, or (2) Deed of Trust, or (3) Warranty Deed
STEP 12:
  • If you receivewater from a public utility district or company, you must provide a letter on letterhead from that company stating water service will be provided to your property.

*Note Two Year Maintenance Contract MUST be completed by Owner and Installer before final inspection.

*For the official homepage of Montgomery County Septic Permit go to https://www.mctx.org/departments/departments_d_-_f/environmental_health/permitting/septic_permits.php 

DESIGN & PERMITTING

  • Allow us to design your Septic System with our engineres & get it permitted by the appropriate county office.