Existing Septic System Inspection
In some instances, a homeowner may wish to replace a
modular home with a newer home, add onto an existing structure, or a catastrophic event has damaged the
existing home beyond repair requiring replacement. If you have an
existing septic system that services the property, you may not need to
replace or invest in a new system. A homeowner wishing to replace
a structure will need to complete an
Existing Septic System Verification form and submit it to this office.
The septic tank ports or risers must be exposed and lids removable prior
to inspection, please utilize the diagram in the packet for help in
determining location of these items. Failure to uncover and have
lids easily removable will delay the inspection process.
Once this office is notified that the lids and tanks are accessible an
inspection will be completed by an environmentalist and an approval or
denial letter will be issued based on the findings of that inspection.
If an approval is granted an additional inspection will be completed
approximately 90 days after occupancy to determine if system is still
In the event that the septic system is found non-functional either
initially or after the 90 day check, a
Septic System Application must be completed and a repair/replacement
will be required. Please contact an environmentalist at (812)
282-7521 if the system is determined to be non-functional for assistance
and possible solutions.