What happens if my septic system fails inspection?

If the subsurface disposal system fails an inspection, the owner normally has up to two years in which to correct the problem. However, the Board of Health may require that the owner address the problem within a shorter period should the failing system present a threat to the public health and the environment. If the property is sold, the new owner assumes responsibility for the failed septic system. The new owner may make an agreement with the town to connect to the municipal sewer system after taking ownership. Please call 508-949-3800, ext. 4002 for more information.

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1. Will there be spraying for mosquitoes this year, when and where?
2. How can I dispose of Medical Waste or unwanted medication?
3. I want to run a benefit dinner at my religious organization or club. Do I need a food permit from the Health Department? How do I apply?
4. My place of worship has a kitchen that has been inspected by the Board of Health. Why would we need a separate permit for special events?
5. What happens if my septic system fails inspection?
6. Does the Board of Health perform Title Five Inspections for homeowners?