For Construction/Alteration/Demolition of Septic Systems

The Township of South Stormont has a partnership with South Nation Conservation for issuing certificates of approval, permits and services related to severance, land development, leach fields, as well as inspections of private sewage systems. Privately owned sewage systems, including cesspools, septic tanks and leach fields must be installed and maintained according to the Ontario Building Code. Under this code, permits and inspections are required to install or alter a private sewage system.

For more information and application please visit the South Nation Conservation website at

Your Septic System: Protecting Your Investment and the Environment