The purpose of the Liquid Waste Program is to protect the health of the public and environment from the improper disposal of sewage from on-site sewage systems and greywater systems. This is accomplished through the evaluation and permitting of on-site sewage systems, greywater systems, and septage haulers.
Onsite Sewage Disposal
A permit and inspection is required to ensure that onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems are properly sited, designed, constructed, operated and destroyed to protect public health and the environment.
Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS) Requirements
The Local Agency Management Program (LAMP) authorizes Sierra County Environmental Health to provide local oversight of onsite wastewater treatment systems (septic systems), greywater systems and liquid waste haulers. 2018 Local Agency Management Program (LAMP)
Individuals licensed or certified by a State of California agency to design OWTS and practice as professionals for other associated reports, as allowed under their license or registration.