To minimize contamination of surface and ground water by ensuring wastewater treatment systems are designed and constructed in accordance with Article IV of the Sanitary Code of the Wyoming County Health District and Appendix 75-A of the NYS Sanitary Code
Conduct field testing (site review, percolation tests, topography, geology)
Design, review, and issue approvals for individual wastewater treatment systems.
Consult with engineers and contractors
Perform construction inspections on completed systems
This office recommends that prior to any development of vacant land a comprehensive site plan be established as to the placement of buildings and infrastructures including the well and wastewater disposal systems serving the property. With this being noted this office also recognizes that not all properties that are developed need potable water and wastewater disposal systems to serve them. As a result the requirement to submit an Application for Sewage Disposal Permit and subsequent percolation test may be waived by completing the following Click Here.
For a Specific Waiver for Onsite Sewage Disposal SystemsClick Here, For sites where proposed design cannot meet standards of Appendix 75-A due to existing conditions.