To have a soil evaluation performed, you will need to complete the following items:
Prepare a boundary drawing of the property. The drawing must include property lines, easements and any neighboring wells or sewage systems within 100 feet of the proposed well or sewage system.
Submit a complete soil evaluation application to:
Livingston County Environmental Health
2300 E. Grand river, Suite 102
Howell, MI 48843
The application must include:
a. Completed application form
b. 10-digit parcel identification number
c. Boundary drawing
d. Survey, if available
e. Legal description of the property
Contact an excavating contractor with the date and time the Sanitarian is scheduled for the evaluation. The excavating contractor will dig test holes for the evaluation. Excavating contractors can be found in the yellow pages under "Excavating Contractors" or "Septic Tanks & Systems - Contractors & Dealers." soil.
Note: Prior to performing any excavation it is your or the excavators responsibility to determine the location of any buried utilities and utility easements on your site. Call MISS DIG at 811 or 1-800-482-7171 for this information. Keep in mind that it usually takes a few days for MISS DIG to mark your utility lines!