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Safe Sewage Disposal

Attention Homeowners in North Kawartha:

Commencing May 18, 2014 the Peterborough County-City Health Unit will no longer be conducting the septic sewage system management program in North Kawartha (Burleigh, Anstruther and Chandos).  Homeowners in this area are advised to contact the Township of North Kawartha for further information at 705-656-4445 or by clicking here. For any information, required inspections etc with respect to permits issued prior to May 18, 2014 please contact the Health Unit.

Privately owned sewage disposal systems such as privies, leaching pits, cesspools, septic tank systems and holding tanks must be installed and maintained in accordance with the Ontario Building Code. Permits and inspections are required for installations of sewage systems and alterations to buildings or sewage systems under the code. The Peterborough County-City Health Unit is the agency responsible for privately owned sewage systems in the County and City of Peterborough.

More Information:

Information Package

Application for installation or Alteration

Application for Inspection of Existing Septic Systems

Sewage System Fees (Updated May 12, 2014)

Request Information on an Existing Sewage System

 Your Septic System Friend

Last modified on Apr 12, 2016