For a current listing of Registered On-Site Wastewater Treatment (ROWT or OWTS) Installers in Butler County, click here.
Click here for more information, from the Department of Health and Senior Services.
The Butler County Health Department (BCHD) will provide application forms and issue permits. Permit and application information can also be obtained from our office Monday-Friday 8am-5pm at (573) 785-8478.
A permit cost $90.00.
Although permit fees from counties that do not have their own ordinances such as Butler, go to Fee Receipts in Jefferson City, $65.00 from each permit returns to the Butler County Health Department. To obtain a permit please contact the Butler County Health Department Monday-Friday 8am-5pm at (573)-785-8478
Usually about one week. All but the most difficult applications are processed at the Butler County Health Department. The Missouri Department of Health issues permit numbers to Butler County as soon as the permit fee is received. The Butler County Health Department may then issue the permit as soon as the local Environmental Public Health Specialist approves the application.
Yes. A soil morphology report is an essential part of the system design However, if a morphology report exists from a prior installation, as long as it is in the same area as the repair, it may be used.
Yes. If a system in inappropriately designed, will not fit the lot it was designed for, or it is evident that an on-site system will create a health hazard, a permit can be denied. If such an event occurs, the homeowner will be directed to the appropriate state agency that can provide assistance. The Missouri Department of Health District offices will also lend technical assistance where needed to help coordinate between other state agencies and the homeowner.
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