Onsite Sewage and Water
- Submit your Complaints and Concerns here
- Applications: Septic and water permit applications in PDF format.
Codes: Chapters 68.1 (Sewage Disposal)
and 70.1 (Well Water) of the Code of Fairfax, Virginia and links
to the Commonwealth of Virginia codes.
- More information about Onsite Sewage and Water Services from the Virginia Dept. of Health.
Individual Water Well Systems.
Lead in Drinking Water- Health Department Statement
Well Mapping Project - A countywide project using current GPS technology began in 2004 to precisely locate all private drinking water wells in the County.Stream Water Quality
Stream Reports - Annual reports from 1986 to 2002.
Recreational Use Of Streams - State and local recommendations.
Onsite Sewage and Water Section
In accordance with the Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act, all appointments that require Fairfax County Health Department personnel to probe, auger, or otherwise "excavate" on the property will be scheduled no sooner than 3 working days from the date of request to allow for utility clearance.
PERMIT COUNTER SERVICE HOURS
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.