Land Evaluations & Sewage Management
Campground Sanitation |
Forms and Applications |
Mobile Home Park Sanitation |
Waste Water Dispersal |
Real Estate Transfer |
Subdivision Site Evaluation |
Vacant Land Evaluation |
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Public & Private On-site Water Dispersal
Permits are required for the installation of all new and repair sewage disposal (septic) systems. Prior to the issuance of a permit, the site must be evaluated to ensure that it meets all of the requirements of the Ottawa County Environmental Health Code. Online Application | Download Form
A program to preliminarily determine if a property is suitable for private home or semi public construction utilizing on site water wells and/or on site septic systems. Access this service by completing the request online, by downloading and following the instructions on the form,or by visiting one of our offices.
A program to preliminarily determine if a property is suitable for a subdivision or site condominium utilizing on site water wells and/or on site septic systems. Vacant Land Evaluation Application for Future Subdivision Use and permit fee required.
A review and subsequent approval/disapproval of a formal submittal for the development of a subdivision or a site condominium utilizing on site water wells and septic systems. Engineered plans submitted by a professional and fee required.
A program of licensing and inspection to ensure that campgrounds, both permanent and temporary are constructed and maintained in a sanitary manner. State of Michigan Campground License fee and county inspection fee required.
A program of licensing and inspection to ensure that mobile home parks are constructed and maintained in a sanitary manner. Engineered plans submitted by a professional person and State of Michigan Mobile Home Park License fee required.
The program was designed to protect home buyers, sellers, seller’s agents and the community. Sewage from a failed sewage disposal (septic) system can flow into back yards, wetlands or nearby creeks. A damaged water supply system can contaminate the water serving many homes. Before transferring ownership, a septic system and/or water supply system evaluation must be done.
Online Application | Download Form | Program Guide
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality - The site has information specific to both Subdivision Control and Campground Division.
Michigan Department of Commerce - Mobile Home Park Division