WP 63: Disposal System Construction Permit for State or Federal Facilities

State and federal facilities need approval for new septic systems or upgrades; expansions; and pumping.

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The Details of WP 63: Disposal System Construction Permit for State or Federal Facilities

What you need for WP 63: Disposal System Construction Permit for State or Federal Facilities

State and federal facilities must obtain approval from MassDEP for:

  • new systems
  • upgrade of small systems (less than 10,000 gallons per day)
  • upgrade of large systems (10,000 to 15,000 gallons per day) which are not failing
  • expansion of an existing system
  • pumping prior to septic tank, with or without variances.

In all cases, time extensions for issued Disposal System Construction Permits, Discontinuance of Percolation Tests, and Certificate of Compliance for state and federal facilities are part of this application. 

Any state or federal organization required to obtain MassDEP approval of a proposed septic system must apply for this approval. However, upgrades to large systems that are failing are not included in this application. Those approvals are under WP 61d. 

How to apply WP 63: Disposal System Construction Permit for State or Federal Facilities

File online via the EEA ePlace Portal. See details below.

Next steps for WP 63: Disposal System Construction Permit for State or Federal Facilities

  1. Review the Instructions

  2. Complete the Application Form

    Please fill out and save the Microsoft Word or Acrobat Adobe PDF form on your computer.

    Important Note: Even when applying online, you will still need to complete a conventional Application Form and upload it as an attachment during the online filing process. Please do not mail in these forms.

  3. Submit your Application and Fee Payment

    1. File online via the EEA ePlace Portal.
    2. You will have the option to pay online by credit card or automated clearing house (ACH) or pay by mail. If you select the pay-by-mail option, instructions on how to do so will be provided when you submit your online application.

Contact for WP 63: Disposal System Construction Permit for State or Federal Facilities

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Open M-F 7:30 am-5:00 pm, with the exception of all Commonwealth & Federally observed holidays.

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