Health Department Permits & Applications: Washington, Connecticut (CT)

The mission of the Washington Health Department is to prevent disease, maintain a healthy environment and promote community health for the citizens of the Town of Washington. The Department of Health is responsible for protecting the health of the public including but not limited to: reviewing and approving septic and well installation and repairs, reviewing and approving improvements and additions that may impact the septic and/or well, inspecting restaurants. As you may be aware the Town of Washington Health Department is run by the Town of New Milford Health Department, with Michael Crespan as the acting Director of Health.

Below please find various application forms for activities which the Town of Washington Health Department oversees. If you have any questions relative to whether your proposed activity requires a Health Department permit, please do not hesitate to contact us at (860) 354-9346 so that we may assist you. We also offer full service land use permitting where we handle the entire permitting process from beginning to end.

Washington Health Department Food Service Establishment Process
This page is dedicated to Food Service Establishments and the requirements of the Town of Washington as it relates to food service establishments.

Washington Health Department Application for Septic System Plan Approval and Permit to Construct
This document is required by the Washington Health Department when a new septic system is proposed in the Town of Washington. Prior to applying for approval, soils testing must be completed along with a complete septic system design. Contact us today at (860) 354-9346 today so that we may assist you with the design of your new septic system. We specialize in repairs as well.

Washington Health Department Application for Building Addition or Conversion
This document is required by the Washington Health Department when any building addition or conversion is proposed. The Health department will review their existing files to see if any additional soils testing is required to confirm that a reserve area for the septic system will still exist on the property if an addition is constructed.

Washington Health Department Site Investigation Report for Septic Systems
This document is filled out by the Washington Health Department when soils testing is performed to determine various constraints such as depth to ledge, depth to mottling, depth to groundwater as well as the various profiles of soil that are present.

Washington Health Department Final Septic System Inspection Checklist
This document is filled out by the Washington Health Department to certify the final installation of a newly installed septic system. An as-built is typically required by the health department which is one of the many surveying services that our firm provides to our clients.

What is a Bedroom?
Septic system are sized based on the number of bedrooms of the house. This document gives guidance as to what constitutes a bedroom to the Town of Washington Health Department as well as the Connecticut Department of Public Health.

What does B100a Mean?
People typically refer to a B100a review that is needed prior to the health department signing off on any new addition or new structure on a property. This document fully details what the entire B100a review process entails. Our office can perform an all inclusive B100a review for you if needed.

Washington Health Department Swimming Pool Location and Installation Application
This document is required by the Washington Health Department when a swimming pool is proposed. The Health department will review their existing files to see if any additional soils testing is required to confirm that a reserve area for the septic system will still exist on the property if a swimming pool is constructed.

CT Department of Public Health Sewage Back-Ups Fact Sheet
This document provides guidance as to how to deal with a sewage back-up in your residence.

CT DEP Small Business Recycling Brochure
This document serves as a reminder to all small businesses their responsibilities as it relates to recycling.

If you have any questions regarding the interpretation of a local land use regulation or application or you are interested in working with us on a project, contact us at (860) 354-9346. We look forward to speaking with you!

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Please note that you should always contact the Town of Washington to determine if the Regulations and/or application forms have recently changed.