Septic Systems


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The Health Department is charged with enforcing:

  • Massachusetts’ Title 5 Septic System Regulations, and

  • Gloucester’s On-site Wastewater System Regulations

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All septic system related documents should be below.  

If you don’t find what you need, please email us 

and we will upload the documents to this page.  


Please send your request for other documents to:

 Sanitarian Leslie Whelan: 

Lwhelan@gloucester-ma.gov

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Septic Review Sub-Committee Meetings

Recent Septic Approvals, and Property Documents:

Approved Septic System Plans,

Title 5 Inspection Reports,

Certificates of Compliance, Asbuilt Plans,

and Historical Documents

Septic Regulations:

Lists of Septic Professionals:

Septic Forms for Owners:

Septic Information:

Financial Assistance and Loans:

Septic Professional - Annual License Applications: 

Septic Professional -JOB PERMIT Applications: