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Sanitation Requirements

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POWTS - What to do after a flood

General Information

Duties include conducting on-site investigations of groundwater monitoring wells and soil borings sanitary system plans, sanitary permits, and inspection of private sewage systems prior to backfill. Staff investigates complaints and takes legal action to obtain compliance with the provisions of Chapter 19, Racine County Code of Ordinances

This department also participates in the Wisconsin Fund Grant Program.  This is an optional program that provides grant money to eligible homeowners who apply for grants to correct their failing private sewage systems.  As part of this program, a 3-year septic tank maintenance check is enforced for all systems installed under County jurisdiction.

Chapter 19 Racine County Ordinance (external link to

Sanitary Permit Procedures

Racine County Sanitation Fees

Forms - Private Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (POWTS)

POWTS Maintenance Agreement

POWTS Owner Manual and Management Plan


Forms - Holding Tanks

Holding Tank Agreement

Holding Tank Servicing Contract

Holding Tank Plan Review Agreement


Additional Forms

Application for Reconnection, Vault Privy and Portable Restroom


Certified Soil Tester List

Restricted / Master Plumber List

Septic Hauler List

Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services Administrative Code

Wisconsin Fund Grant Eligibility Guidlines

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