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Permits, violations & licenses

Request a permit for a septic system or private sewer line

There are some parts of Philadelphia where City sewer lines are not available. In these areas, you may need to install or repair a septic system or private sewer line. You must coordinate with the Department of Public Health if you do this work.

Who

Property owners who do not have access to a City sewer must request a permit for a septic system installation or repair.

Cost

The cost is $500 per location.

How

If you would like to request a permit to install or repair a septic system or install a private sewer line, call (215) 685-7342.


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