Septic System Information

Please click here to submit a Public Records request for Title 5 related documents including Septic System As-Built plans*, Septic System Permits, Title 5 Inspection Reports, Pumping Records, and Well information.

*Septic As-Built plans are not Plot Plans or official lot lines.

Need help completing the request? Click here

Click here for Septic Rules and Regulations.


NOTICE: Engineers, Installers & Inspectors

Please click here for online payments for:

  • Septic Permit Submissions
  • Final Inspection & Permit Pick-Up
  • Well Permit Application
  • Title 5 Report Submission
  • Perc Test Application Submission
Septic related FAQ's:
  • Submitting Septic Plans?
    • Drop off in person - permit, soils, plan and a check for payment or
    • Email copy of permit, soils, plan and copy of check as PDF to publichealth@plymouth-ma.gov AND mail all originals to: Town of Plymouth - Health Department 26 Court St. Plymouth, MA 02360 with payment. Or you may pay online here.
  • Click here for copy of fee schedule
  • Scheduling Perc Tests?
    • Complete the perc test application and mail, drop off in person or upload to online payment system.  For mail and drop-off, include a check for $350 for the fee, payable to Town of Plymouth.  If paying online, you can upload the application there. Once received, we will call to schedule a date and time. 
  • Picking up septic permits?
    • There is a $100 fee to pick up permits. This pays for the final inspection and backfill.
    • Permits can be picked up in person or by using our online payment system.
    • If paying online, you must upload this form so we will know the address of the subject property.
      • The permit will then be emailed to you for a digital signature once the payment is received.
    • If you prefer to mail a check, please make payable to Town of Plymouth and mail to: 26 Court St. Plymouth, MA 02360  Attn: Health Dept.
      • You must include a copy of this form with your payment. 
      • The permit will be emailed to you for a digital signature once the payment is received.
    • The installer must email their request to publichealth@plymouth-ma.gov for further instruction.
  • Final Inspections? 
    • As-Builts can be dropped off in person or emailed to kkeane@plymouth-ma.gov AND dburke@plymouth-ma.gov
    • ALSO - You will need to obtain a copy of the As-Built from the engineer to have on site for the inspection.
    • Please include the best number to reach you at and we will contact you to schedule an inspection. (Inspections will not be scheduled until we have received an As-Built)
    • Please allow for at least 24-hours notice.
  • Submitting Title 5 Inspection reports?
    • Drop off in person or Mail to: Plymouth Public Health 26 Court Street Plymouth, MA 02360.
      • Include check for $50 made payable to Town of Plymouth or submit and pay online here
  • Septic Information Requests?

If you need to have your septic system inspected or replaced, please see below for a list of vendors:

List of Title 5 Inspectors

List of Title 5 Installers

List of Title 5 Engineers

List of Septic Pumping Companies


Learn about septic systems and how to maintain them here.

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