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Septic Systems



The Septic Program of the Environmental Health section performs a variety of functions delegated by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection:

  • Issues permits to construct/repair septic systems
  • Inspect septic system construction
  • Provide information to the public about the location of septic systems
  • Regulate the installation of alternative on-site wastewater disposal systems
  • Respond to complaints about environmental and public health nuisances
  • License Septic Contractors 

Septic System FAQ’s

Septic Contractors Licensed to Perform Services in Denville

Application for Septic Contractors License  (Form Center Document)

N.J.A.C. 7:9A Standards for Individual Subsurface Sewage Disp. Systems 
(Form Center Document)

Septic System Installation Procedures  

Homeowner's Guide to Septic Systems  (Form Center Document)

Septic Tank Abandonment   (Form Center Document)

Application Form for Submission of Septic Repairs  (Form Center Document)

Denville Standard Form for Certificate of Compliance  (Form Center Document)