Septic and Wastewater Management

Wake County’s Wastewater Program is responsible for all permitting and inspecting activities that require a septic system for wastewater disposal while offering technical assistance to those designing septic and wastewater systems. The Program works closely with both individual homeowners and the private sector on review and permitting of septic system designs. Please see the links below to access additional information.

Request a Repair Permit

To request a repair permit, please submit a repair request online below or
call 919-856-7400 and select option 8 to speak directly to Environmental Services staff for a site investigation.

Submit A Repair Request Online

Featured Event: Panel Block Septic System Training

Wake County hosted an in-person design training session on panel block septic systems with Brad Johnson of T&J Panel on May 13, 2021. Missed the training? You can access the presentation along with compiled Q&A at the above link. For additional information or questions, contact Jie Liu, Wake County Wastewater Management Program Manager, at jie.liu@wakegov.com or 919-856-7418.

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