Property alteration and/or addition projects on properties with a septic system or well must be reviewed and approved by the Lake County Health Department. Construction must meet horizontal separation distances from the septic tank, septic field (primary and reserve areas) and water well. See Appendix D for a table of separation distances.
Projects include, but are not limited to:
Plans may be reviewed at the time of submission (counter review). Plans may also require file and records research (submittal based).
The Health Department may review your request with other county departments as needed. The Health Department requires the following documents be submitted for review:
If you live in unincorporated Lake County, please visit the Lake County Planning, Building, and Development website for other permits and approvals you may need.
If you live in a municipality, please visit their website for their requirements.