Office: 908-204-3070
After Hours: 908-766-1122
Fax: 908-204-3075

262 South Finley Ave
Basking Ridge, NJ

Septic, Soil Tests, Wells

To obtain a permit to build or alter a septic system, drill a well, or conduct a soil perc test within Bernards Township, Bernardsville Borough, or Peapack and Gladstone Borough you must:

Complete the corresponding permit application and submit it with the appropriate fee (see Environmental Fee Schedule) to the address on the application.

Three (3) sets of septic plans must be submitted with the application and fee in order to conduct a review of plans.

To obtain a permit to build or alter a septic system, drill a well, or conduct a soil perc test within Chester Borough, Long Hill Township, and Mendham Borough contact your local Board of Health to obtain a permit application and fee chart for the corresponding town.

For inspections of all new or altered septic systems or wells in ALL six contractual municipalities, including Bernards Township, Bernardsville Borough, Chester Borough, Long Hill Township, Mendham Borough, and Peapack and Gladstone Borough:

  • Schedule field inspections by phoning: 908-204-3071
  • All inspections must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance
  • Fees must be paid prior to any inspection

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