Sidney Shelby County Health Department Sidney-Shelby County Health Department Private Water


We are here to serve the citizens of Shelby County by protecting and improving the health of the community, and preventing disease by providing surveillance, education and service programs.

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202 West Poplar Street
Sidney, OH 45365
Fax: 937-498-7013


Hours: Monday-Friday
7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Emergency After Hours
Number: 937-498-1111

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Sewage Treatment Systems

Sidney-Shelby County Health Department Sewage Treatment SystemsHousehold sewage treatment systems for 1, 2 and 3 family dwellings are permitted and inspected through this office. Inspections include location, type and installation of new, replacement and altered systems. New surveys are inspected and given approval as possible building sites. Sewage nuisances are investigated and corrected. Aeration sewage treatment systems are inspected annually to insure they are working correctly. Existing sewage treatment systems are also inspected for real estate transactions. Private sewage treatment system contractors are registered with this office to do work in Shelby County.

Statewide Sewage Treatment System Rules Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 3701-29
Resolution 14-7 Supplement to Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 3701-29 Sewage Treatment System Rules
SSCHD Sewer Connection Policy, 6/14/06
Ohio Department of Health Sewage Treatment Systems Page


Request for Home Systems Evaluation Form (sewage system evaluation and/or water sample)
Sewage Treatment System Application - Sections A, B and C
Sewage Treatment System Abandonment Permit/Report
Sewage Treatment System Consultants/Contractors
Sewage Treatment System Contractors for Existing System Maintenance
Sewage Treatment System Installer Application
Sewage Treatment System Septage Hauler Application
Sewage Treatment System Service Providers Application
Shelby County Land Survey Application
Shelby County Land Surveyors
Request for Variance Form

Sewage Treatment System Contractor Registration Fact Sheet
Sewage Contractor Contact Information

Public Information
Aeration Sewage Treatment System Annual Inspection & Operational Permit Information
Links to Web Sites with Sewage Treatment System Information

Miami Conservancy District Fact Cards Septic Maintenance

Helpful Links
Household Sewage Disposal Publications-ODH
Maintaining Your Home Aeration Sewage Treatment System - Video
Ohio Onsite Wastewater Association
Ohio Department of Health Registration Information