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You are receiving a card because the Planning and Zoning Department has been given a mandate (June 2005) by the State of Wisconsin to accurately keep a record of maintenance on all private on-site wastewater treatment systems (i.e. sanitary systems) in Bayfield County. Prior to the 2005 mandate, the property owner(s) were responsible to keep the system properly maintained. The state law has been in effect since 1981.
Click here: Septic Search. Go to Tool Bar and Click on Property Search.
Click here: Septic Search Go to Tool Bar and Click on Property Search. Search by name, address, etc. When the page comes up click on View History. Look through the list to see if the service is listed. If not call your service provider.
No, you do not have to call our office to verify. You may go on line and verify. Follow these steps:
The pink card is the only postcard the property owner(s) will receive from the Planning and Zoning Department requiring them to come into compliance with their private on-site wastewater treatment system (POWTS). Subsequent notification will be sent by corporation counsel to enforce legal action.