The division certifies Individual Sewage System Installers. Approximately fifteen-hundred (1,500) Class I and
Class II Installers have been trained and maintain their certification in West Virginia.
been trained and maintain their certification in West Virginia.
An annual training class is offered for Class I and II Installers before the certification tests are
administered. These certifications are valid for five years. Click here for
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The installer's examination will only be administered at the
Only the homeowner's exam will be administered at the local health departments.
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Sewage Holding Tank Application
The Office of Environmental Health
Services issues Sewage Holding Tank permits. The permit for a
Sewage Holding Tank is for the period of six (6) months. The applicant
must make application for renewal at the end of the 6 month period.
A permit fee is required with each application and each renewal
Sewage Holding Tank Application Package
Completed Application and
Permit Fee must be submitted to:
Office of Environmental Services
Public Health Sanitation Division
350 Capital Street, Room 313
Charleston, WV 25301-3713
For Questions: email
Rick.A.Hertges@wv.gov or call
HAU Permit Fees
The Office of
Environmental Health Services (OEHS) generates fees based on
Legislative Rule 64CSR51 “Fees for Services”. All fees charged by OEHS
are listed in Appendix B of the Rule.
During the 2010 Legislative
Session, the West Virginia Legislature approved the permit fee for Onsite Innovative/Alternative Type Sewage Systems. This permit fee
is only for systems submitted and reviewed by the Public Health
Sanitation Division. The new Fee schedule is a follows:
were effective July 1, 2010. A copy of the
Rule can be found at the following website: 64
CSR 51 Fees for Service Rule