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Permit & Fee Schedule

Onsite Wastewater Systems: Permit and Fee Schedule

Permit Type or ServiceFeeInclusion in Fees
New Construction Permit $1,593.00 Permit fee includes the following: 1 site inspection, 1 design revision (if applicable), 1 open hole (if required by BCPH), 1 final inspection, 1 house connect inspection, issuance of use permit.
Major Repair Construction Permit (3 inspections and issuance of Use permit) $1,593.00 Permit fee includes the following: 1 site inspection, 1 design revision (if applicable), 1 open hole (if required by BCPH), 1 final inspection, 1 house connect inspection, issuance of use permit.
Minor Repair Construction Permit (1 inspections and issuance of Use permit) $1,003.00 Permit fee includes the following: 1 site inspection (if required by BCPH), 1 design revision (if applicable), 1 final inspection, issuance of use permit.
Property Transfer $80.00 Fee includes document review and issuance of certificate
Use Permit Renewal (including O&M) $100.00 Permit fee includes review of maintenance records and issuance of new use permit
Use permit (with no construction permit) $250.00 Permit fee includes the following: 1 design revision (if applicable), property research and 1 consultation, issuance of use permit.
Minor Repair Over the Counter $550.00 Permit fee includes the following: 1 record review and consultation, 1 final inspection, issuance of use permit To include d-box repair, sewer line replacements, effluent lines, and other small repairs
House Connect Inspection $250.00 Inspection fee includes the following: 1 record review and consultation, 1 inspection, issuance of use permit
Additional Inspections $250.00 Fee is used for reinspection’s when initial work inspected was not approved
Variance $500.00 Fee includes consultation, 1 design/proposal review and 1 Board of Health meeting
Permit renewal $250.00 Fee includes renewals with no design changes and renewed prior to expiration
Cleaner license $60.00 new and annual renewal
Installer license $60.00 new and annual renewal
Engineer registration fee $60.00 new and annual renewal
Inspector license $60.00 new and annual renewal
Additional Design Revision fee $250.00 Fee is used for design revisions required in excess of the one included in permit fees for designs already permitted and requesting significant changes or when previous redesign was not approved
Hourly Rate $155.85 Can be used for in-depth, preschedule consultation or other needs as BCPH deems appropriate
Regulation $0.35/page Fee is for requested copies of the BC OWTS regulations

Permit Application Procedure

For questions concerning this procedure, please contact Boulder County Public Health, Environmental Health Division, at 303-441-1564.

Other Important Resources

Please Note: This information is intended to provide a better understanding of the functions of onsite wastewater treatment and the need for proper design, installation, and maintenance. Always consult a licensed professional or public health official with questions regarding engineering, installation, and servicing of onsite wastewater systems.

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