On-Site Sewage Facilities

City-County Environmental Health Department

The City–County Health Unit is in charge of administering the on-site sewage facility (OSSF) program within Kingsville and the greater Kleberg County. A construction permit must be obtained prior to the installation of any on-site sewage facility.

All requests for an on-site sewage facility can be granted by first completing and submitting the application found in the links below. All planning materials and applicable fees must also be submitted by the homeowner or installer along with the application as per the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Health & Safety Code Chapter 366 and Chapter 285 of the Texas Administration Code. Prior to the issuance of a permit, to operate the facility, an inspection of the facility must be conducted. Forty eight (48) working hours notification is required.

We invite to you explore the following pages that provide the application for an on-site sewage facility, as well as information about how to obtain a permit, gaining authorization for construction, water conservation measures and owner’s responsibilities. Please click on any of the following forms:

Contact Us

For more information or to inquire further about on-site sewage facilities, contact the City-County Health Unit (361) 592-3324.