A permit and installation by a licensed installer is required for any new installation or repair of a septic system in Noble county. Investigations are also conducted on any discharge of sewage or other public health/nuisance complaint.


How much is an onsite sewage disposal system permit?

See fee schedule.

What do I need to apply for a septic permit?

See the Septic System Permit Procedure Guide.

What is an onsite evaluation?

An onsite evaluation /soil boring is an actual physical visit to the lot or the location where an onsite sewage disposal system is proposed. A Soil Scientist will provide a direct detailed soil analysis to be reviewed by the septic EHS for the purpose of providing minimum requirements for the proposed system.

Where can I obtain a list of the Soil Scientists?

See Soil Scientists list.

If there is no record of my septic diagram, how would I find the location of my septic system?

Contact the Septic-EHS at the Health Department.

Are well permits required?

Currently Noble County does not have a Well Ordinance, however, the well is required to be 50 feet from any portion of the septic system as stated on the permit.

Contact & Hours 

For More Information

Jason Pippenger
Tel: 260-636-2191 ex.2
Mobile: 260-564-4898
Fax: 260-636-2192

Septic Applications must be applied for in the office.

Office Hours

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (open during lunch)


Septic Permits
Per Year
Installers License
Per Year
Variances Applications
Per Year
Location Map