NOTE: Some counties provide ground water protection services for their own areas. The online application form is not to be submitted for services requested in the following metropolitan or contact counties:
If you are in need of Ground Water Protection services in any of these counties, please click on the county name for specific information about GWP service provision in that jurisdiction. If you have any questions regarding the online application process, please contact the Division of Ground Water Protection at (615) 532-0761. Click here for a listing of the local GWP office nearest you.
Online Ground Water Protection Services Now Available (learn more):
Permit to Construct New Subsurface Sewage Disposal System
Permit for Subsurface Sewage Disposal System Modification
Permit to Repair Existing Subsurface Sewage Disposal System
Permit to Construct Alternative Subsurface Sewage Disposal System
» Payment by Credit or Debit Card Required to Complete Online Application Submission
» Application for Ground Water Protection Services may still be mailed in with payment
You may fill out the online application linked below and then print out the application; you may then mail that application in with your payment.
» Other GWP Service Applications Available at the Local GWP Office
The following services typically require front-end consultation with local GWP staff prior to making application:
» Subdivision Plat Approval
» Certificate of Verification
» Water Sample
» Soil Mapping Services
» Large System Plan Reviews
» Sanitary Sewer Surveys
» Annual Installer/Pumper Permitting
» Land Septage Disposal Application Process
» Click here to start your online application process.
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