Home Sewage

The Gallia County Board of Health is charged with the enforcement authority of Ohio Administrative Code, Chapter 3701-29 concerning the construction, installation and maintenance of individual sewage disposal systems serving one, two and three family dwellings. 


  • Issues permits for the installation or alteration of household sewage disposal systems 
  • Licenses installers and cleaners of sewage disposal systems 
  • Conducts site evaluations 
  • Conducts annual inspections of household septic systems 
  • Provides operation and maintenance training 
  • Certifies existing septic systems for real estate transactions and refinancing 

    Forms and Applications (See Below) 

    Licensed Installers and Septic Tank Cleaners (See Below) 

  • John McKean, RS - 740-441-2943 -

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency - Division of Surface Water 

Household Sewage Application, Process, and Resources

499 Jackson Pike, Suite D
Gallipolis, OH 45631

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 8:00AM-4:00PM

Contact Us:
Main: 1-740-441-2018
Environmental: 1-740-441-2943
Nursing: 1-740-441-2950
WIC: 1-740-441-2977