Sewage Systems

Service Description

A Sewage System treats the sewage to prevent the transmission of disease and prevents damage to the environment.

Service Outcome

Sewage System Permit

General Information

All drawings to be drawn on standardized sized sheets, drawn to scale, fully dimensioned, signed and dated by a qualified designer (as defined under Div. C, Part 3, Section 3.2 of the Ontario Building Code), drawings must include the designer's name, registration number, qualification identification number, signature, and stamp/statement that the person has reviewed and taken responsibility for the design activities.

Required Documentation

Site Plan (example of Site Plan below)

  • Survey or site plan showing property lines, lot area, right-of-way or easements (referenced to a current survey) 
  • Location of existing/proposed buildings with overall dimensions and include setback dimensions to property lines and adjacent buildings. 
  • Summary of permitted and proposed zoning provisions to include lot area, building area (GFA), coverage, and grade elevations to confirm height.
  • Indicate dimensioned parking areas, driveways, hard & soft landscape treatments, accessory structures (sheds, decks, detached garages, etc).

Construction Details and Notes

  • Ensure the Certified Installer obtained a Sewage System Permit prior to starting the installation.
  • It is beneficial for the owner to watch the installation as it progresses so you become familiar with the design and components which will help you in maintaining your system in the years to come.
  •  Ensure an inspection is conducted and that you receive a copy of all inspection reports.
  • Ensure the installer provides you with an "Operation and Maintenance Manual" and reviews its content.

Required Forms

Sewage System Permit Application Package