Columbia County Courthouse

230 Strand Street, St. Helens, OR 97051 • Phone: (503) 397-7210 • Toll Free: (888) 397-7210

Columbia County

On-site Application Guides/Forms

PLEASE NOTE: Before completing applications, contact the On-site Staff to determine the correct type of application for what you want to do.

APPLICATION/GUIDE

DESCRIPTION

SEPTIC APPLICATION SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE
SEPTIC APPLICATION COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL
LAND USE PROPOSAL PLANNING APPROVAL OF ON-SITE APPLICATION
PROPOSED PLOT PLAN CONSTRUCTION PROPOSAL PLAN & MATERIALS LIST
AS-BUILT PLAN COMPLETED CONSTRUCTION PLAN, MATERIALS LIST & FINAL INSPECTION REQUEST
NOTICE AUTHORIZING REPRESENTATIVE AUTHORATION OF PROPERTY OWNER FOR APPLICANT (ONLY REQUIRED IF APPLICANT DIFFERS FROM PROPERTY OWNER)

DEQ LICENSED INSTALLER/PUMPERS LIST OPERATING IN COLUMBIA COUNTY

ONLY THE PROPERTY OWNER OR A DEQ LICENSED INSTALLER CAN ACT AS THE APPLICANT

TANK ABANDONMENT FORM

REQUIRED FOR DECOMMISSIONING OF SYSTEMS
LOT EVALUATION PROCEDURES

PROCEDURES FOR CONDUCTING A LOT EVALUATION

NEW SYSTEM INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

PROCEDURE FOR INSTALLING A NEW SYSTEM

PLOT PLAN REQUIREMENTS

INFORMATION TO BE SHOWN ON A PLOT PLAN

SAND FILTER MAINTENANCE

HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR SAND FILTER SYSTEM

SEPTIC TANK MAINTENANCE

HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR SEPTIC TANK

TEST PIT PREPARATION

HOW TO PREPARE A TEST PIT

Public Records Disclosure                                                                                                Under Oregon law, information you provide to the County is a matter of public record that is subject to disclosure unless an exemption from disclosure is authorized by law. You are responsible for knowing the law governing public records.  Requests for nondisclosure must be in writing.  You bear the burden of proving that an exemption authorized by law prevents disclosure.  The County will not disclose such information unless required by law.  Persons concerned with personal safety are directed to ORS 192.445(1) and Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 137-004-0800.  Persons concerned with personal privacy are directed to ORS 192.502(2).