Septic Permits

Septic requirements are outlined below:

Bar Harbor Code § 165-19

  • All buildings are required to have an approved and inspected subsurface wastewater disposal (septic) system installed when the public sewer system is not available.
  • A registered site evaluator must complete a HHE-200 form to be submitted to Code Enforcement for approval.
  • A subsurface wastewater disposal (septic) system must be inspected prior to it being made operable .
  • The system must be available for inspection at any time during construction by the Plumbing Inspector. An inspection is required before any underground portions are covered.

Septic Permit Application provided by site evaluator

Maine Subsurface Wastewater Disposal Rules (Septic)