Wells & Septic

About Us

The Aquifer Protection Program carries out all aspects of permitting and inspections of conventional (up to 24,000 gallons per day [GPD]) and alternative (up to 3,000 GPD) on-site wastewater disposal systems. Among these program areas are:

  • Issue permits to construct septic systems (Conventional and Alternative)
  • Inspect septic system construction
  • Tracking/providing septic system locations
  • Regulate installation of alternative on-site wastewater disposal systems
  • Review well permit applications for referral to the Arizona Department of Water Resources on parcels 5 acres and smaller
  • Inspect and permit septic pumpers and waste haulers


Aquifer Protection is accepting applications through the department's shared email.