On-Site Waste

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.

Learn more about the On-Site Waste Permit Application Forms, Procedures, and Information.

Ordinance and State Statutes