Apply for a Permit

On-site Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS) provide a reliable and efficient means of wastewater treatment and disposal if constructed and maintained properly.

Note: We only accept cash or check

The Environmental Health Department issues permits for the construction, use and repair of on-site wastewater treatment systems.
Routt County On-site Wastewater Regulations


The Routt County Department of Environmental Health (RCDEH) received approval from the Routt County Board of Health to increase permit application fees for Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS) from $300.00for a new permit and $100.00 for a repair permit to $600.00 for a new permit and $200.00 for a repair permit.   A fee of $600.00 would also be charged for a major repair requiring a design from a Colorado Certified Professional Engineer.

New fees will go into effect on January 1st, 2020