Kalamaoo County

Environmental Health


Sewage Permit Applications

Residential Permit (PDF)
Commercial Permit (PDF)

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Septic System Maintenance

Sewage System Evaluations

Environmental Health offers three types of onsite water well and sewage treatment evaluations including those for real estate transactions, property upgrades, and vacant land.

Sewage Program

Onsite sewage treatment systems serve over 30,000 Kalamazoo County properties, where municipal wastewater service is unavailable.

List of Registered Installers

Clean up Recommendations

Recommendations for cleaning up after a sewage backup into your home.

Information for Sewage Installers

A list of training opportunities for onsite sewage treatment system installers to earn CEU's. Registration Application


All septage pumped from septic tanks that are within 15 miles of a wastewater treatment facility shall be disposed of at such facility.

Septic Tank Pumping and System Maintenance Record

Land Divisions

Environmental Health reviews properties for the purpose of approving the site for land divisions when onsite water supplies and/or onsite sewage treatment systems will be used.

The Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department programs are open to all without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.

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