Chester, IL




211 N Hasle St

Sparta, IL 62286

Voice: 618.443.2995


Health Department

Administration & Clinic

2515 State St

Chester, IL 62233

Voice: 618.826.5007

Fax: 618.826.5223

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The goal of this program is to eliminate disease and nuisances from improperly treated sewage from onsight wastewater disposal systems. RCHD staff review plans and issue permits for septic systems; inspect construction and installation of septic systems; monitor and inspect septic pumpers to ensure proper pumping, operation, and disposal.

For more information contact Deb Grapperhaus, BS at 618.826.5007 ext. 626.

Application for Permit for Private Sewage and Drainage System

Permit to construct system for new sewage system $350.00

Permit to repair existing system $200.00

Permit to install a holding tank $175.00

Permit for community systems installed in one phase $200.00.

Permit for community systems installed in phases $200 plus $40.00 per phase after the first phase

Licensed Illinois Sewage Disposal System Contractors & Soil Classifiers

Inspection of private water and sewage system for the purpose of selling/buying property $300.00

Illinois Department of Public Health Private Sewage Disposal Code