Current fees (PDF), effective May 10, 2016.

Wastewater systems are a significant cost for most families. The wastewater system is an investment in your property and needed for day to day living when public sewer is not available. Costs of a new wastewater system can include permit fees, contractors fees, and yearly maintenance. Below are possible funding sources to consider when looking at revenue sources to help you cover expenses.

USDA Loan/Grant Program for Low Income

This USDA loan/grant program for is for low income homeowners. The money can be used for repairing malfunctioning septic systems. Here are the requirements:

Who may apply for this program?

  • To qualify, you must:
  • Be the homeowner and occupy the house
  • Be unable to obtain affordable credit elsewhere
  • Have a family income below 50% of the area median income
  • For grants, be age 62 or older and not be able to repay a repair loan

Own Your Future (PDF)

SFH Repair Loans Grants (PDF)

Check with your local bank

Cost Share Program may be another option for your septic system. Contact Chloe Wilson for more information.