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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Septic Systems Installation Seasonal Closure

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Winter may not officially start until December 21, but Teton County is already experiencing sub-zero temperatures and wintery conditions. The Teton County Engineering Division is reminding the public that all small wastewater facilities (septic systems) permits have a condition that installation is prohibited from November 15 through April 15.

Prior to this period, it is also a permit violation to install the system in inclement weather or freezing conditions, so there is no assurance that a system can be installed up until the November 15 deadline. Weather permitting and upon explicit approval requests by the Teton County Sanitarian, an extension to the November 15 deadline may be granted. Required repairs to failing systems may not be subject to the seasonal closure. Please contact Teton County Sanitarian Ted Van Holland with any questions: 307-732-8581 or

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