OTSEGO COUNTY CODE ENFORCEMENT
140 County Route 33W, Suite 2, Cooperstown, New York 13326 (607) 547-4214 - FAX (607) 547-7597
I want to obtain a permit for a new Septic What do I need to apply for my permit?
System or Replacement.
These are the minimum items you will need when you submit your permit application. ⌧ Check List A completed Otsego County Septic Permit Application (Applications must be completely filled out or they will not be accepted). An Engineered septic design for a new or failed system. A copy of the peculation test for new or a failed system. ++Proof of NYS Compensation/Disability Insurance for ALL contractors or an exemption. Some lake districts and water shed areas require additional approval. Application fee of $30.00. Construction can not begin until your permit is issued or late fee of $100.00 will apply. Emergency work may be done with a 5 day grace period, however a phone call or phone message must be left with the Code Office prior to commencing.
After I receive my permit what will I need to obtain a Certificate of Compliance? Your Building Permit MUST be posted so that it is visible from the road. All new systems that are engineer designed must be inspected by the design engineer. An “As Built” certification from the design engineer. Your 911 number posted in 4” numbers visible (both directions) from the road.
+You are responsible to schedule all inspections when required. Allow adequate time to be placed on a schedule.