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Riverside County Department of Environmental Health permits the installation and repair of septic systems. We are also involved in several other steps in the process of developing property in the County of Riverside and some cities within the county. See the topics below for more information.

Home IconBuilding A Home

For information on Environmental Health permits required in the process of building a home, click here 


Commercial Property IconPlanning/Developing A Commercial Property

Environmental Health works with other city and county agencies in the planning process for residential and commercial see the different ways we permit the construction and operation of a variety activities Click here


Septic SystemSeptic System

For properties where connection to sewer is not a practical option, a well-designed Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS), also known as a septic system, is a reliable alternative. Click here for more information about OWTS. 


Well IconWells

Wells can provide clean water for a home or a business, but they can also be used for commercial or industrial activities. Information about wells for the public and licensed C-57 Well drillers can be found here.


Water systemWater System

Water systems that provide drinking water with less than 200 connections are regulated by Environmental Health.