On-Site Sewage Facilities

On-Site Sewage Facilities (OSSF) are wastewater systems designed to treat and dispose of effluent on the same property that produces the wastewater.

Kaufman County requires Septic Systems to be permitted prior to be being put into operation. Please see our OSSF ordinances for rules governing Septic Systems below. 

TCEQ Order approved February 11, 2022

You must be licensed by Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) in order to install or repair any portion of a septic system (sprinklers included). Please see a list of providers below. 



Refer to our Forms page, under OSSF to complete a PDF Application.

To obtain a Certification of OSSF Requiring Maintenance, the OSSF Certificate (PDF) can be found here.