Services provided by the Portage County On-Site Waste Section include:
Administration of the Private Sewage System Ordinance and County's On-Site Sewage Program, including issuing sanitary permits for approved septic systems, enforcement of County Ordinances and applicable State Codes, and issuing County Orders (condemning failing systems).
Administration of the Wisconsin Fund Program (grant funding from the State of Wisconsin for replacing failing septic systems).
Processing inquiries and information requests from residents, soil testers, plumbers, realtors, etc. regarding septic files or issues.